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Retiring MP insults his own party

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 3:14 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

The pursuit of political power at any cost in terms of principles was never more blatantly shown than by some of the statements made by retiring Green Party MP Kevin Hague, according to Democrats for Social Credit Party health spokesman David Tranter. More >>

Politicians still prevaricating over surgical mesh

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 4:04 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

The latest political/bureaucratic failure to act over the desperate situation of patients suffering horrendous consequences of surgical mesh operations gone wrong is again highlighted by government stalling and Medsafe's waffling on National Radio's ... More >>

Surgical Mesh - Why do we have a Minister of Health?

Monday, 29 August 2016, 11:06 am | Democrats for Social Credit

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman's latest evasive response to long-standing concerns about the widespread failures of surgical mesh again highlights the selective hands-off approach of successive health ministers, according to the Democrats for Social Credit ... More >>

Select Committee Told To Scrap Greater Powers

Friday, 26 August 2016, 2:51 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

Adding yet another layer of legislation to the statute books will not improve local government performance, infrastructure provision, nor enhance local democracy, Democrats for Social Credit Deputy Leader and Local Government Spokesperson, Chris Leitch told ... More >>

Overseas pensions, and direct deductions

Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 3:09 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

"There is a form of elder abuse no-one in Parliament wants to acknowledge," claims Democrats for Social Credit Party (DSC) Advocate for Seniors, Heather Marion Smith. "It is the outright theft by the MSD (Ministry of Social Development) ... More >>

Committee Urged To Scrap TPPA

Thursday, 18 August 2016, 2:24 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

The Government should scrap the TPPA legislation and withdraw from the agreement, Democrats for Social Credit Deputy Leader and Finance Spokesperson, Chris Leitch told the select committee hearing submissions on the TPPA Amendment bill. More >>

DSC challenges CEO to defend claim

Thursday, 28 July 2016, 5:09 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

The latest Canterbury/West Coast DHB responses to OIA requests by the Democrats for Social Credit Party (DSC) have descended from evasive and time-wasting to complete farce, according to DSC Leader Stephnie de Ruyter and Health Spokesman David Tranter. More >>

Key’s $1 Billion Infrastructure Fund A Cruel Joke

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 2:17 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

Yesterday’s “off the cuff ” announcement of a $1 billion infrastructure fund at the National party conference has been labelled a “cruel joke” by Democrats for Social Credit Deputy Leader and Finance Spokesperson, Chris Leitch. More >>

Housing crisis? More money for mates

Monday, 4 July 2016, 1:56 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

“When John Key promises $1 billion to ‘fix’ the housing crisis, he’s must be desperate. How does borrowing that much from overseas fix anything but bank profits?” asks Katherine Ransom, DSC spokesperson on social issues. More >>

Surgical Mesh Registry needed immediately

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 3:14 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

Medsafe's refusal to establish a registry of problems arising from the use of surgical mesh raises serious questions over Medsafe's role in the health sector, according to Democrats for Social Credit Party (DSC) health spokesman David Tranter. More >>

Call For Council To Publish Contracts Register

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 4:42 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

The Whangarei District Council should publish a full list of all the contracts currently awarded says local advocate Chris Leitch. More >>

Budget Will Not Address $4.5 Billion Wasted Spending

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:08 am | Democrats for Social Credit

The budget could have doubled the new funding allocated to health and education and provided $1 billion for social housing if Bill English had attacked the $4.5 Billion in annual wasted spending, according to Democrats for Social Credit Deputy Leader ... More >>

Fluoridation decision is an attack on democracy

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 12:33 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

The government's decision to take fluoridation responsibility away from councils has been labelled "another attack on democracy", by Democrats for Social Credit deputy leader Chris Leitch. More >>

Foreign Affairs Committee members warned of legal action

Friday, 8 April 2016, 11:30 am | Democrats for Social Credit

National and Labour members of the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade select committee were served with a Memorandum of Injustice at TPPA hearings today. More >>

Widespread cover-ups of treatment failures

Monday, 21 March 2016, 4:30 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

The Health Quality and Safety Commission's recent call for surgical data to be publicly reported is strangely at variance with the secrecy recently experienced by the Democrats' health spokesman David Tranter in a series of exchanges with the Commission’s CEO, ... More >>

Big crowd attends TPPA meeting in Whangarei

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 10:55 am | Democrats for Social Credit

A crowd of about 90 people turned out to a public meeting in Whangarei on Sunday afternoon to hear about what effects the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement could have on New Zealanders. More >>

Democrats call for public enquiry

Monday, 4 January 2016, 10:21 am | Democrats for Social Credit

The systemic evasion by the authorities of patient complaints following failed treatment has led the Democrats for Social Credit Party to call for a full public enquiry into these matters. More >>

Call For “Sir” Roger To Go

Sunday, 3 January 2016, 6:18 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

Democrats for Social Credit deputy leader and finance spokesperson, Chris Leitch, is calling for Roger Douglas to be stripped of his knighthood. More >>

Government’s GST plans leave out PM’s best mates

Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 12:20 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

“Yet again the government is proposing to implement a move which will penalise ordinary New Zealanders, but let the speculators and money manipulators who are the Prime Minister’s best mates off the hook”, says Democrats for Social Credit finance ... More >>

Time to abandon dinosaur finance

Sunday, 6 September 2015, 10:46 am | Democrats for Social Credit

With the proposed new Greymouth Hospital set to at least double in cost because of massive loan interest, DSC health spokesman David Tranter is challenging current Greens health spokesman and West Coast M.P. Kevin Hague to take up the 2013 suggestion ... More >>

 

 

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