July? As everyone knows he announced 12 Oct after the results came in.
That's what I thought.
By the way, I have no idea why reading him as siding Labour is a conspiracy. I think you need to look at the definition of a conspiracy.
Siding with Labour and special votes isn't real. While it might change his desire if they are better off than 1 seat ahead, it isn't siding with them. It doenst make any difference. Conspiracy? Well everyone has one of those to point the finger which was Peters will go, its all fake.