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Amateur hour as PM shoots mouth off about Spark coverage

Monday, 23 September 2019, 4:27 pm | ACT New Zealand

“Winston Peters’ performance as Acting Prime Minister shows why we’re lucky it’s only temporary”, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. “Spark is a private company. There is nothing the Government can or should do to make its technology ... More >>

National pushes Labour-lite firearms changes

Monday, 23 September 2019, 3:37 pm | ACT New Zealand

“National’s counterproposals to the Government’s Arms Legislation Bill are Labour-lite at best”, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Labour's big government economic policies continue to fail

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 11:05 am | ACT New Zealand

“The economy continues to buckle under the pressure of Labour’s failed, big government economic policies”, ACT Leader David Seymour says. More >>

Dismissive Minister out of touch with reality

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 3:05 pm | ACT New Zealand

“The Minister of Immigration showed himself to be completely out of touch with the practical reality faced by horticulturalists under the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme,” according to ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Seymour Welcomes NZ First Referendum Question

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 3:02 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Party Leader David Seymour has welcomed New Zealand First’s release of the question to be put to the public at a referendum on the End of Life Choice Bill. More >>

$375 million subsidy for world’s richest man

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 11:30 am | ACT New Zealand

“The Government has confirmed that its much-vaunted 'Wellbeing Budget' will improve the financial wellbeing of the world’s richest man”, ACT Leader David Seymour says. More >>

Government runs from election year firearms debate

Friday, 13 September 2019, 3:24 pm | ACT New Zealand

The Government is running scared from an election year debate about firearms law reform”, ACT Leader David Seymour says. More >>

Police: ‘Buy-back’ is failing

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 11:37 am | ACT New Zealand

“An admission by Police that it could take three years to retrieve all banned firearms shows the ‘buy-back’ is failing and the Government’s six month timeframe is political theatre”, ACT Leader David Seymour says. More >>

Money to deter boat people an excellent move

Monday, 9 September 2019, 11:19 am | ACT New Zealand

“The Prime Minister’s insistence that Immigration New Zealand bid for more money to deter boat people is one of the best calls this Government has made”, ACT Leader David Seymour says. More >>

One Third Drop Out Rate Should be End of Fees Free

Sunday, 8 September 2019, 11:59 am | ACT New Zealand

“Reports that one third of students benefiting from the Fees Free scheme failed to complete even one course confirms the scheme is the kind of waste New Zealand cannot afford in worsening economic conditions,” according to ACT Leader David ... More >>

If you don’t like rushed legislation, don’t vote for it

Saturday, 7 September 2019, 1:34 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour says the National Party’s recognition that the gun ‘buy-back’ is failing is only three months late. More >>

Government must slow down and extend gun amnesty

Friday, 6 September 2019, 10:44 am | ACT New Zealand

“148 days since the Arms Amendment Act was signed into law, and just a few months until the end of the firearms amnesty, Police are still working out which firearms and parts should be banned”, ACT Leader David Seymour says. More >>

Yet another reason to fire the education bureaucrats

Friday, 6 September 2019, 10:32 am | ACT New Zealand

“The revelation that a Ministry of Education contractor was paid $500,000 without having any contact with students is yet another reason to downsize our education bureaucracy and free up resources to pay teachers more”, ACT Leader David Seymour ... More >>

Government abandons what it was elected to do

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 4:26 pm | ACT New Zealand

"More than anything else, Jacinda Ardern's Government was elected to fix housing, and it has now abandoned any serious attempt at solving the housing crisis", ACT Leader David Seymour says. More >>

Leaked KiwiBuild 'speech' reveals new housing plan

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 10:22 am | ACT New Zealand

"The Beehive is leaking like a sieve, with a KiwiBuild reset 'speech' the latest document to be released prematurely", ACT Leader David Seymour says. More >>

Bureaucrats preventing schools from protecting kids

Monday, 2 September 2019, 5:50 pm | ACT New Zealand

“Wellington bureaucrats are meddling in schools by preventing principals from telling parents that unvaccinated children must remain at home”, ACT Leader David Seymour says. More >>

Police ‘buy-back’ rate needs to increase six-fold

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 3:50 pm | ACT New Zealand

“Police need to increase the collection rate of the gun ‘buy-back’ scheme six-fold if it is to stand any chance of being a success”, ACT Leader David Seymour says. More >>

National finally wakes up on gun reform

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 10:34 am | ACT New Zealand

“It has taken National five months to wake up to the fact that the Government is targeting law-abiding firearm owners who have done nothing wrong”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Prime Minister must rule out Ihumātao loan

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 3:29 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour is calling on the Prime Minister to rule out giving money to the Kīngitanga, Tainui or any third party for the purposes of purchasing land at Ihumātao. More >>

Nats' economic policies encouraging, should be bolder

Monday, 26 August 2019, 1:31 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour says the National Party is moving in the right direction on economic policy, but should be much bolder. More >>



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