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Government debt targets ignore private debt

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 2:20 pm | ACT New Zealand

New public debt targets should be balanced with tax cuts to address private debt, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Trump tax cuts a wake-up call for NZ

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 12:14 pm | ACT New Zealand

Steven Joyce ought to be paying close attention to President Trump’s proposed tax cuts, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Winston Peters is an old-fashioned racist

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 5:08 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour has responded to Winston Peters’ decision to bring journalists’ race into the immigration debate: More >>

Immigration tinkering is hopeless – focus on building

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 1:21 pm | ACT New Zealand

New immigration figures show that politicians should focus on actually getting houses and infrastructure built, instead of making farcical immigration promises, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Free Press: ACT’s regular bulletin

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 11:35 am | ACT New Zealand

Lest we Forget Free Press salutes those who fought and died far from home to secure our freedom this week. They will not be forgotten. More >>

Woodhouse Buying Time in Akbari Case Not Good Enough

Monday, 24 April 2017, 8:49 pm | ACT New Zealand

David Seymour welcomes Michael Woodhouse’s suspending Immigration New Zealand’s discretion to protect those with residence visas who commit criminal offences from deportation. More >>

Break the impasse on Auckland Infrastructure

Monday, 24 April 2017, 11:21 am | ACT New Zealand

“Aucklanders cannot afford to keep losing years of infrastructure development to fights between Steven Joyce and Phil Goff,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. “The Government and the Council need to do a funding for focus deal where the Council ... More >>

Public interest outweighs privacy in Ali Akbari case

Monday, 24 April 2017, 10:23 am | ACT New Zealand

“The non deportation of twice-convicted sex offender Sultan Ali Abdul Ali Akbari must be explained to maintain public confidence in our immigration system,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Surplus-drunk National are spending like sailors

Sunday, 23 April 2017, 6:33 pm | ACT New Zealand

A centre-right Government shouldn't boast about throwing $53 million at a Spanish business expo, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Seymour responds to aided suicide case

Friday, 21 April 2017, 4:48 pm | ACT New Zealand

End of Life Choice Bill sponsor David Seymour has responded to reports of a woman charged with aiding a suicide . More >>

Anti-immigration arguments keep getting more farcical

Friday, 21 April 2017, 12:24 pm | ACT New Zealand

“By attempting to get tough on immigration, National has sparked a populist bidding war in which facts are completely ignored,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Bolger should apologise for RMA, not neo-liberalism

Friday, 21 April 2017, 10:35 am | ACT New Zealand

“It is with great sorrow that we hear former Prime Minister Jim Bolger is now parroting online social justice warriors, complaining about ‘neo-liberalism’,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Rising CPI means we need houses more than ever

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 1:34 pm | ACT New Zealand

Stats NZ’s report today that consumer price index inflation is at 2.2 per cent should worry first home buyers, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Immigration restrictions miss the point, twice

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 12:18 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour says new immigration restrictions target the wrong people and show the government is getting desperate about housing. More >>

Ignore the OECD – New Zealanders are overtaxed

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 2:04 pm | ACT New Zealand

New Zealand needs to do better than compete with OECD countries on tax rates, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Seymour welcomes credit union reforms

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 1:38 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour has welcomed Stuart Smith’s Friendly Societies and Credit Unions (Regulatory Improvements) Amendment Bill, drawn from the members’ ballot today. More >>

Only ACT says ‘NO’ to Winston

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 10:48 am | ACT New Zealand

ACT was the only party to oppose Winston Peters’ appointment to the Security and Intelligence Committee this morning. More >>

ACT pays tribute to Sir Douglas Myers

Monday, 10 April 2017, 12:55 pm | ACT New Zealand

“Sir Douglas championed a New Zealand that engages and competes with the rest of the world, and becomes richer for it,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Steven Joyce calls your tax bill a ‘dividend’

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 2:11 pm | ACT New Zealand

“Steven Joyce has today boasted of taking a $3.5 billion more tax in the first eight months of this year compared to last,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

We need 500,000 houses, Nick Smith’s reforms aren’t helping

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 12:39 pm | ACT New Zealand

RMA reforms set to pass today will do nothing to address New Zealand’s housing shortfall of 500,000, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

 

 

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