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Hide fronts on MP who stole dead baby's ID

Published: 8:00PM Wednesday September 15, 2010 Source: Close Up

Act's law and order spokesman, David Garrett, having only just been revealed as having an assault conviction, was forced today to admit to parliament that he was arrested for stealing a dead baby's identity to get a false passport.

He was discharged without conviction on the last charge and granted suppression - something his party has railed against for others.

But it's out there now, so what's going to happen?

Close Up spoke to Act leader Rodney Hide from Hong Kong.