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Labour’s “Great Loosening” -Free Press Monday 13 November 2017

By   /  November 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour’s “Great Loosening” -Free Press Monday 13 November 2017

Source: ACT Party Headline: Labour’s “Great Loosening” -Free Press Monday 13 November 2017 Facebook0 Twitter Totally Crooked The revelation that Winston Peters filed court proceedings against Bill English and Paula Bennett at 4:59pm on the eve of the election makes a farce of his coalition negotiations with National. The decision was made as soon as […]

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ACT Stands Alone Voting Against Expanded Entitlements

By   /  November 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on ACT Stands Alone Voting Against Expanded Entitlements

Source: ACT Party Headline: ACT Stands Alone Voting Against Expanded Entitlements Facebook0 Twitter Tonight the ACT Party stood alone in Parliament voting 1-119 against The Government’s Paid Parental Leave and Employment Protection amendment Bill. The Bill would raise the entitlement to Paid Parental Leave to 26 weeks by 2020. “If there’s one thing New Zealand […]

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The Government’s $3 Billion Dollar Income Tax Surprise

By   /  November 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Political Parties, Politics, Press Release  /  Comments Off on The Government’s $3 Billion Dollar Income Tax Surprise

Source: ACT Party Headline: The Government’s $3 Billion Dollar Income Tax Surprise Facebook0 Twitter Speech to House of Representatives, Address in Reply Debate Mr Speaker, I rise on behalf of the ACT Party in reply to the Governor General’s Speech. Mr Speaker, we have seen the birth of E! Channel politics in New Zealand. The […]

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Hipkins Creates More Partnership School Confusion

By   /  November 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Hipkins Creates More Partnership School Confusion

Source: ACT Party Headline: Hipkins Creates More Partnership School Confusion Facebook0 Twitter “Education Minister Chris Hipkins has caused more confusion to Partnership Schools and their students by reinstating the Education (Charter Schools for Public Good Not Profit) Bill,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.” “Does he intend for the schools to continue while disallowing profit, to close them, […]

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Free Press -Parliamageddon

By   /  November 6, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Free Press -Parliamageddon

Source: ACT Party Headline: Free Press -Parliamageddon Facebook0 Twitter They’re at it Again Remember the Electoral Finance Act? This assault on democracy was the Clark Government’s epitaph (ACT’s John Boscawen helped it into its grave with enormous Queen St Marches for Democracy). Well, the Labour party are attacking democracy again. In Over His Head Education […]

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Hipkins Must Come Clean on Partnership School Policy

By   /  November 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Hipkins Must Come Clean on Partnership School Policy

Source: ACT Party Headline: Hipkins Must Come Clean on Partnership School Policy Facebook0 Twitter “The Education Minister needs to take a deep breath and consult with people affected by his decisions before making conflicting statements that affect children’s learning,” says ACT leader David Seymour. After reports regarding fourPartnership Schools contracted to open in 16 months’ time […]

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Victoria Shows the Way With Assisted Dying Vote

By   /  November 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Victoria Shows the Way With Assisted Dying Vote

Source: ACT Party Headline: Victoria Shows the Way With Assisted Dying Vote Facebook0 Twitter “The State of Victoria is showing the way on Assisted Dying legislation,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. “On Friday the State’s Upper House voted 22-18 in favour of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017, a critical step in legalising Assisted Dying in […]

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Education Minister in Over His Head

By   /  November 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Education Minister in Over His Head

Source: ACT Party Headline: Education Minister in Over His Head Facebook0 Twitter “Education Minister Chris Hipkins is already in over his head,” says ACT Leader David Seymour after the Minister sort-of cancelled four Partnership Schools who have been contracted to open in 14 months’ time. “If this is how he does business,” says Seymour, “then he […]

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$18.5 Billion Surplus to New Taxes on Day One

By   /  November 4, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on $18.5 Billion Surplus to New Taxes on Day One

Source: ACT Party Headline: $18.5 Billion Surplus to New Taxes on Day One Facebook0 Twitter Aucklanders will be wondering why they’re facing a new tax today when Treasury forecast a four-year surplus of $18.5 billion in its Pre Election Fiscal Update. “We’ve faced a generation of over taxation and underinvestment in Auckland, now we find […]

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Free Press Monday 30 October 2017 Slosh Slosh Goes the Spending

By   /  November 4, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Free Press Monday 30 October 2017 Slosh Slosh Goes the Spending

Source: ACT Party Headline: Free Press Monday 30 October 2017 Slosh Slosh Goes the Spending Facebook0 Twitter Slosh Slosh The Government went into the election with an $18 billion dollar surplus (over four years). The new government will spend it all and then some. Their promises mean they mostly have already. Balancing a budget without […]

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Speech: David Seymour Epsom campaign launch

By   /  August 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Speech: David Seymour Epsom campaign launch

Source: ACT Party – Headline: Speech: David Seymour Epsom campaign launch Facebook0 Twitter Thank you Malcolm and thank you everybody who’s turned up today. I campaigned as a fresh faced 31 year old to represent the greatest electorate in the country. A lot of people thought I couldn’t be serious. The commentators wrote me off, […]

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Why won’t Peters front tomorrow?

By   /  August 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ACT Party, General Election 2017, New Zealand, New Zealand Political Party, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Why won’t Peters front tomorrow?

Source: ACT Party – Headline: Why won’t Peters front tomorrow? Facebook0 Twitter Since Winston Peters himself won’t even front up to defend his failed 1950s’ economic policy, National needs to firmly rule out any chance he could hold the Finance portfolio in a future government,  says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Winston Peters is running scared […]

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Free Press – 20/02/2017 | ACT New Zealand

By   /  February 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Free Press – 20/02/2017 | ACT New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: Free Press – 20/02/2017 | ACT New Zealand Bumper ConferenceACT is on the march and looking forward to our election year conference this Saturday at Orakei Bay. If you have been putting it off, it is not too late to register here. Not only will you […]

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National makes promises, ACT will make them happen

By   /  February 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on National makes promises, ACT will make them happen

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: National makes promises, ACT will make them happen ACT will push the Government hard to follow through on tax cuts and road pricing, says party leader David Seymour. “Steven Joyce made all the right noises on tax cuts and demand-based road pricing in his speech today. […]

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Bill English must heed Treasury’s warning

By   /  February 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Bill English must heed Treasury’s warning

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: Bill English must heed Treasury’s warning The Prime Minister must respond to the superannuation warning set to be delivered by Treasury today, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Top-ranking Treasury officials will present the latest Long-term Fiscal Outlook to select committee at 11:15am today. “Treasury’s paper doesn’t […]

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Labour can’t attack National on housing

By   /  February 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Labour can’t attack National on housing

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: Labour can’t attack National on housing Labour’s record on housing is even worse than National’s, says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Labour are right to point out the extent of our housing shortage. But their policy of making the government build houses won’t address the causes of […]

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Seymour offers to stand in for PM in housing debate

By   /  February 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Seymour offers to stand in for PM in housing debate

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: Seymour offers to stand in for PM in housing debate ACT Leader David Seymour has offered to take up Andrew Little’s challenge of a housing debate in Mount Albert. “I’m happy to do the Prime Minister a favour and take his place in a housing debate […]

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Major flaw in debt-to-income limits flagged

By   /  February 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on Major flaw in debt-to-income limits flagged

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: Major flaw in debt-to-income limits flagged The Finance Minister has admitted that the Government doesn’t know how proposed Debt-to-Income (DTI) limits would measure debt held overseas. “Capping the funds so you can borrow to a ratio of your income would give a systematic advantage to those […]

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National leaves ACT alone in tax cut commitment

By   /  February 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on National leaves ACT alone in tax cut commitment

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: National leaves ACT alone in tax cut commitment It’s hard to imagine the Government ever cutting taxes if it won’t do so now, says ACT Leader David Seymour following the Finance Minister’s select committee appearance today. “Despite unexpectedly high surpluses, the Government still says it will […]

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ACT responds to Prime Minister’s statement

By   /  February 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACT Party, New Zealand Political Party, Politics  /  Comments Off on ACT responds to Prime Minister’s statement

MIL OSI – Source: ACT Party – Release/Statement Headline: ACT responds to Prime Minister’s statement ACT Leader David Seymour has responded to the Prime Minister’s statement tabled in the House today, laying out ACT’s approach to the 2017 election. “MMP is about coalitions. This election, voters will decide what coalition of parties leading the nation. […]

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