Another Union row

“ The teachers union the NZEA is getting ready for another industrial dispute. These disputes now only occur in the government sector. National has no one to blame but themselves” said ACT Leader Dr Jamie Whyte.

Speech to Grey Power Dr. Jamie Whyte – ACT Party Leader Rotorua

 

National’s failure to increase the age for super and reform health is a threat to every New Zealander’s security.

Let me set out what ACT has been saying on superannuation, health and saving for retirement.  Then a little on the economy, because a strong growing economy makes all these issues easier.

One of this National government’s legacies they will be seen to have failed to tackle major economic issues that will come back and bite us.

Local Government should not go into business- Stick to the knitting

“No one should take any comfort from the fact that “Infracon”, a roading company in Tararua and Central Hawke's Bay, is to go into liquidation. This puts the future of more than 200 jobs in doubt. ACT sympathises with those whose jobs are on the line,” said Dr Jamie Whyte ACT Leader today

"Infracon is not just any construction company. “Infracon “is one-third owned by a Central Hawke's Bay District Council with Tararua District Council owning two-thirds.

Green Party scores massive own goal as their own policy auditor criticises their fiscal plan

“The Alternative Budget released by the Greens does not even stack up in the eyes of their chosen auditor – Infometrics,” said ACT Leader Dr Jamie Whyte.

"Infometrics' review of the Greens' fiscal plan found revenue estimates to be very much on the high side and said it would be much more prudent to estimate considerably lower revenue from the party’s tax hikes.

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