First gamers, now global manufacturers receive corporate welfare
“The Government’s $140 million handout to Bluescope Group to build an electric arc furnace is more corporate welfare from a Government who thinks the answer to everything is spending your money,” says ACT Party Leader David Seymour.Read more
Oil and gas ban led to more emissions
“A new report from EnergyLink shows that ACT was correct right from the beginning, Labour’s oil and gas ban wasn’t environmental policy, it was a publicity stunt,” says ACT’s Energy and Resources spokesperson Simon Court.Read more
Climate change should be science-based, not spiritual
“Any response to climate change needs to based on science, not vague spiritual concepts which don’t lower emissions one bit,” says ACT’s Climate Change spokesperson Simon Court.Read more
New report shows cost of oil and gas ban
“A new report from Castalia shows that Labour’s “nuclear free moment” is going to cost Kiwis big time,” says ACT’s Climate Change spokesperson Simon Court.Read more
Greens pitch for role they’re already failing at
“Green Party Deputy Leader Marama Davidson has appeared on Newshub Nation’s ‘The Pitch’ this morning pleading for the Green Party to have more sway over climate policy, does she realise her co-leader has been the Climate Change Minister for over five years?” Asks ACT’s Climate Change spokesperson Simon Court.Read more
Coal powered Government sets new record
“Jacinda Ardern’s “nuclear free moment” has become even more of a joke today as New Zealand has become a net importer of coal for the first time ever,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.Read more
Clunkers scheme belongs on the scrapheap
“Labour hasn’t done its homework on the ideological ‘Cash for Clunkers’ scheme, and after realising the policy won’t lower emissions are now trying to claim it’s about ‘equity’,” says ACT’s Transport and Climate Change spokesperson Simon Court.Read more
Real Solutions for the Environment and the Climate
Governments have offered up bold environmental policies, but they’re more symbolic than effective. We can do much better. We can do much better. ACT says we can take positive, practical steps towards a better environment by allowing individuals, businesses and communities the freedom to innovate.Read more
据报中国将在下周寻求与太平洋岛国达成涉及警务、安全和数据通信合作的协议，这对新西兰在太平洋地区的安全与和平来说是巨大担忧，” 行动党副党魁兼外交事务发言人Brooke van Velden 说。Read more
Simon is a Civil and Environmental Engineer with 23-years’ experience in roles for the private sector and local government. This includes 10-years leading engineering, planning, tendering, and construction teams primarily in Auckland, Wellington, and Fiji.
Simon believes in the principles of the ACT party where communities, individuals and business lead the way.
Simon has three boys at high school. They share a love of loud music, fast cars, biking, fitness, good science, and good ideas.