Brendan Horan speaks out

But lately Brendan Horan has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons. He's accused of ripping off his dying mother to the tune of tens of thousands of dollars.

The allegation has seen him turfed out of New Zealand First but the list MP is refusing to give up his parliamentary seat and salary. Reporter Ruwani Perera met with MP Brendan Horan.

Reporter: Ruwani Perera.