The title page of the 2011 Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Finance and Minister for State Owned Enterprises.
  • 2011 Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Finance and Minister for State Owned Enterprises

Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Finance and Minister for State Owned Enterprises

This document has been prepared for the purposes of briefing the incoming Minister of Finance and Minister for State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) on the work of Treasury's Crown Ownership Monitoring Unit (COMU) and the issues and decisions it expects to engage on over the near term. It was prepared by the Treasury before the general election of November 2011.

The Treasury prepared two other briefings:

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