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Graeme Wheeler is wrong

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 12:49 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

Democrats for Social Credit Finance Spokesman Chris Leitch is calling on Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler to correct statements made in the Bank’s Financial Stability Report released yesterday. More >>

Slash immigration to curb house prices

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 3:33 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

The Democrats for Social Credit Party’s Mt Roskill by-election candidate Andrew Leitch has waded into a debate that the other candidates have steered clear of. He’s calling for the government to slash immigration by at least half for the next 5 years. More >>

Voters urged to grill Mt Roskill candidates

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 3:39 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

“Voters should grill politicians over their promises made in the Mt Roskill by-election in the run up to election day on December 3rd”, says Democrats for Social Credit candidate Andrew Leitch. By-elections are the time when, more than at any time in ... More >>

Quakes highlight need for Wellington-Lyttelton ferry service

Monday, 14 November 2016, 1:42 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

Democrats for Social Credit Party leader Stephnie de Ruyter says the Government should support the reopening of a ferry service between Wellington and Lyttleton. Today’s earthquake highlights the need for such a service with main road and rail links in ... More >>

Fairfax apology not good enough

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 2:04 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

The apology by Fairfax newspapers to a Mt Roskill by-election candidate for excluding him from a debate is disingenuous, simply not good enough, and should have been tendered to all candidates excluded from the event. To dredge up the lame excuse that only ... More >>

Andrew Leitch for Mt Roskill

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 11:19 am | Democrats for Social Credit

Andrew Leitch, a 31 year old commercial pilot, is contesting the Mt Roskill by-election for the Democrats for Social Credit Party. More >>

DHB mis-uses Official Information Act

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 9:17 am | Democrats for Social Credit

Following the Canterbury DHB's apology for an incorrect response to an OIA request concerning safety matters at Greymouth Hospital construction site, the Democrats for Social Credit Party’s health spokesman David Tranter sent further questions ... More >>

Government challenged to put TPPA to binding referendum

Sunday, 16 October 2016, 8:19 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

“If the government is so confident it has sold the benefits of the TPPA to Kiwis, then it should put New Zealand’s participation in it to a binding referendum”, leader of the Democrats for Social Credit Party, Stephnie de Ruyter, told the Party ... More >>

OIA request leads to CDHB apology

Monday, 10 October 2016, 10:35 am | Democrats for Social Credit

An apology from CDHB corporate solicitor Greg Brogden for the failure of DHB staff to provide information requested under the OIA by Democrats for Social Credit Party (DSC) health spokesman David Tranter, highlights how bureaucracies evade answering ... More >>

Child poverty is nothing to be flippant about

Thursday, 6 October 2016, 9:51 am | Democrats for Social Credit

PM John Key is master of the flip, whether that’s a flip-flop, flip-off, or flippant comment to side-step hard questions and deflect blame. And now, speaking on the subject of measuring child poverty, it seems he’s added ‘flipped out’ to his repertoire. More >>

Let MPs eat Compass hospital meals

Wednesday, 5 October 2016, 2:59 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

The growing practice of New Zealand hospital meals being supplied frozen by overseas-owned companies again raises the question of why the government and Health Ministry are pursuing such a ridiculous agenda, according to Democrats for Social Credit Party ... More >>

DSC on Syria

Monday, 3 October 2016, 4:53 pm | Democrats for Social Credit

Horror at the inhumane Syrian bombing prompts Canterbury DSC (Democrats for Social Credit) to promote Armed Neutrality as a better, more effective leadership path for NZ. Whatever side you look at, history shows that a clean pair of hands are hard ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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