Andrew Little is also unhappy with the Human Rights Commission's handling of a sexual harassment claim. Watch Grant Walker's interview with the minister.
Opinion: The Wellington bureaucracy is determined that it, not politicians, will control the new billion-dollar regional fund.
"Maybe Jones will surprise us all and actually get the funds working and $1bn turns out to deliver $10bn."
Millions spent but no reliable figures.
"So much for National reducing the cost of government - staffing actually increased and their funding was inefficient with no real structure"