NSW Premier Mike Baird has congratulated Troy Grant who has today become NSW Nationals Leader and Deputy Premier.
“Troy Grant is a passionate and hardworking MP who will be an outstanding Deputy Premier and Leader of the NSW Nationals,” Mr Baird said.
“Troy was today elected unopposed to this key role by the Nationals partyroom.
“His elevation is a clear demonstration of the faith his parliamentary colleagues have in his many abilities.
“Troy and I will be working very closely together to ensure our strong Coalition continues to deliver for people right across NSW.
“Troy is a passionate advocate for rural and regional NSW and he will ensure the concerns of those in the bush are addressed.
“Before entering Parliament Troy was a highly decorated and respected police officer and he has always fought hard to protect vulnerable members of our community.
“As Nationals Leader and Deputy Premier, Troy is now in a position to make an even bigger contribution to NSW.”