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ACT will campaign to restore school autonomy

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 1:17 pm | ACT New Zealand

“ACT will campaign to reverse Labour’s proposals to undermine school autonomy announced today”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Massey creates 'safe spaces', protects feelings not speech

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 9:53 am | ACT New Zealand

“Massey University’s new free speech policy shows it is more concerned with protecting the feelings of a small number of students and creating safe spaces for them than it is with defending a central pillar of Western civilisation”, says ... More >>

Vaping moral panic is dangerously anti-science

Monday, 11 November 2019, 2:52 pm | ACT New Zealand

“New findings from US government scientists show that the moral panic around vaping is dangerously anti-science”, says ACT’s Deputy Leader Beth Houlbrooke. More >>

Tomorrow's Schools Review backdown must be comprehensive

Monday, 11 November 2019, 8:16 am | ACT New Zealand

“The Government’s backdown on the Tomorrow’s Schools Review must be comprehensive”, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

National's support for flawed Zero Carbon Bill disappointing

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 3:26 pm | ACT New Zealand

“National’s support for the Government’s flawed Zero Carbon Bill and its opposition to ACT’s attempts to improve the legislation are deeply disappointing”, ACT Leader David Seymour says. More >>

Zero Carbon Bill hurts the environment and the economy

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 4:52 pm | ACT New Zealand

“The Government’s discrimination against overseas sources of emissions reductions will hurt the environment and the economy”, ACT Leader David Seymour says. More >>

ACT to vote against Zero Carbon Bil

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 3:23 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour has confirmed that he will vote against the second reading of Government’s Zero Carbon Bill and the first reading of its Emissions Trading Scheme legislation. More >>

Z Energy profit result shows PM wrong on 'fleecing'

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 1:40 pm | ACT New Zealand

(Headline abbreviated, original headline: Z Energy profit result shows PM wrong to claim motorists being “fleeced”) More >>

Police lecture gun owners as 'buy-back' continues to fail

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 8:26 am | ACT New Zealand

“The gun ‘buy-back’ scheme – supported by all parties except ACT – is headed for complete and utter failure and must be extended”, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

National’s welfare manifesto is Labour-lite

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 1:46 pm | ACT New Zealand

“Much of National’s just-released social services discussion document reads like a Labour Party manifesto”, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

NZ First absent from firearms committee

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 1:12 pm | ACT New Zealand

“The Finance and Expenditure Committee heard a simple and sensible chorus from submitters on the Arms Legislation Bill this morning: wait for the Royal Commission to report back, then make law”, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

National should adopt ACT’s cashless welfare policy

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 8:48 am | ACT New Zealand

“The National Party should adopt yet another ACT idea when it releases its Social Services Discussion Document today”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Politics in Full Sentences, 25 October 2019

Friday, 25 October 2019, 4:03 pm | ACT New Zealand

The Podcast Last night , host Max Whitehead interviewed former EMA boss Kim Campbell, along with ACT’s Deputy Leader Beth Houlbrooke. ‘What’s Eating Business Confidence?’ was the theme and Kim gives a highly knowledgeable account of what the policy landscape ... More >>

Government, National team up on Vape-Free New Zealand

Friday, 25 October 2019, 9:56 am | ACT New Zealand

“The Government and the National Party are teaming up on a brand new social engineering project: a Vape-Free New Zealand”, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Government confirms draconian vaping law

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 3:22 pm | ACT New Zealand

“The Associate Minister of Health confirmed this afternoon that the Government will soon shut the door on the most effective smoking cessation tool on the market”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Licensed firearms owners slam new firearm laws

Wednesday, 23 October 2019, 2:17 pm | ACT New Zealand

“Licensed firearms owners came to Parliament today and unanimously criticised the Government's new firearms laws,” says ACT Leader and Select Committee Member David Seymour. More >>

Zero Carbon Bill is Economic Stabilsation Act in drag

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 2:42 pm | ACT New Zealand

“ACT will continue to oppose the Zero Carbon Bill after the Environment Select Committee failed to remove unfettered ministerial decision-making powers,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Massey censorship wouldn’t be out of place in China

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 12:54 pm | ACT New Zealand

“Massey University has dealt another blow to free speech by tearing down pro-democracy posters put up by some of its Hong Kong students. More >>

Zero Carbon Bill is Economic Stabilsation Act in drag

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 10:43 am | ACT New Zealand

“ACT will continue to oppose the Zero Carbon Bill after the Environment Select Committee failed to remove unfettered ministerial decision-making powers,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Lees-Galloway, CTU Peddle Same Working Group Falsehoods

Monday, 21 October 2019, 9:55 am | ACT New Zealand

Act Employment spokesman Stephen Berry has responded to the release of the MBIE’s ‘Designing a Fair Pay Agreements System’ discussion paper for consultation. This follows the release of the Fair Pay Agreement Working Groups recommendations in December ... More >>

 

 

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