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Petition on Bank Stability Dismissed

Friday, 1 August 2014, 11:08 am | New Economics Party

The New Economics Party is disappointed that their 877 strong petition asking for a Parliamentary Enquiry on bank stability has been declined by the Select Committee on Finance and Expenditure. More >>

Top Financial Analyst to join New Economics Party

Friday, 1 August 2014, 10:55 am | New Economics Party

The New Economics Party has just added top financial analyst Nicole Foss as a spokesperson on the global economy. “We are delighted to welcome Nicole, Senior Editor of The Automatic Earth website to our team” said party co-leader Deirdre Kent. More >>

A Citizens Dividend should replace the welfare system

Friday, 21 March 2014, 12:43 pm | New Economics Party

The new legislation against relationship fraud shows we are overdue to move to a Citizens Dividend, handed out unconditionally to individuals, according to the New Economics Party. Spokesperson Deirdre Kent said the Bill, supported by both National ... More >>

Inflation or Growth Ridiculous Options – New Economics Party

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 12:28 pm | New Economics Party

The unproductive arguments raging among economists and central banks about when and how much to raise interest rates to curb inflation illustrates the complete failure of conventional economic theory, according to Deirdre Kent, spokesperson for the ... More >>

Have Open Select Committee Meetings, says party

Thursday, 6 March 2014, 1:18 pm | New Economics Party

Select Committee meetings should hold all their meetings in public, according to the New Economics Party. Through a submission to the Select Committee on Standing Orders they are seeking to have more open government and to get Parliament’s practices ... More >>

Submission to Finance and Expenditure Committee

Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:42 pm | New Economics Party

Re Petition 2011/78 of Deirdre Kent and 877 others Thank you for the opportunity to present my submission. I wish to appear before your committee in a session open to the public. More >>

Parliamentary Enquiry on Bank Stability Urged

Friday, 29 November 2013, 2:38 pm | New Economics Party

A petition to Parliament has asked for a Parliamentary Enquiry into the best way to make banks stable. More >>

Auckland Homeowners benefit at the expense of other NZers

Tuesday, 20 August 2013, 3:29 pm | New Economics Party

Auckland homeowners profiting from booming house prices are really benefitting at the expense of the rest of New Zealand, according to the New Economics Party. Spokesperson Deirdre Kent said “If all the private landowners and private banks had reimbursed ... More >>

Rising Auckland House prices are really a tax issue

Tuesday, 30 July 2013, 12:56 pm | New Economics Party

Rather than ban the buying of homes by people who pay tax in other countries it would be more sensible to impose on them a full ground rent on all urban and suburban properties, according to the New Economics Party. Spokesperson Deirdre Kent said ... More >>

Govt Should Tell The Public The Banks Could Steal From Them

Tuesday, 5 March 2013, 8:50 am | New Economics Party

“The Government should come clean and tell the public they are authorising the banks to steal money from their customers if a bank fails. More >>

Got should tell public the banks could steal from them

Monday, 4 March 2013, 3:55 pm | New Economics Party

“The Government should come clean and tell the public they are authorising the banks to steal money from their customers if a bank fails. More >>

No bank bailouts says new petition – reform banking instead

Monday, 11 February 2013, 1:17 pm | New Economics Party

The New Economics Party has launched a petition to ask for a Parliamentary Enquiry into the options for making banks stable so that no bailouts are ever needed. Spokesperson Deirdre Kent said they wanted Parliament to include examination of a new report from ... More >>

Change Tax Policy and Control Banks for Affordable Housing

Thursday, 31 January 2013, 10:21 am | New Economics Party

To get affordable housing we need a tax policy which favours investment in productive enterprises not housing, says the New Economics Party. More >>

Petrol tax hike for roads will backfire on government

Wednesday, 19 December 2012, 9:31 am | New Economics Party

The announcement that an extra 9 cents excise tax on petrol will be to pay for the government’s Roads of National Significance will badly backfire on them, according to the New Economics Party. More >>

Labour Affordable Housing Scheme A ‘Patch-On Solution’

Thursday, 22 November 2012, 9:28 am | New Economics Party

Media Statement November 19, 2012 Labour Affordable Housing Scheme A ‘Patch-On Solution’ A New Economics Party Spokesperson Deirdre Kent said that although Labour had the right goal, their proposed method of doing it doesn’t get to the bottom ... More >>

New Economics Party to fight TPPA as its first campaign

Tuesday, 30 October 2012, 11:09 am | New Economics Party

The fledgling New Economics Party co-founded by Otaki woman Deirdre Kent has decided that its first campaign is to help fight the Transpacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). “We came to the conclusion on Sunday that almost all the policy we have on our ... More >>

Government’s huge derivatives exposure needs public scrutiny

Tuesday, 5 June 2012, 9:12 am | New Economics Party

The government should come clean on taxpayer's exposure to credit and market risk from their derivatives positions, according to a New Economics Party spokesperson, Deirdre Kent. The government is putting New Zealanders at risk by increasing its ... More >>

Local Currencies would also lower Exchange Rate

Tuesday, 24 April 2012, 9:17 am | New Economics Party

If Government allowed local authorities to issue interest-free currencies, the New Zealand dollar would drop and jobs would be created, according to Deirdre Kent, a spokesperson for the New Economics Party. More >>

Issue an Auckland currency, says new party

Wednesday, 15 February 2012, 11:00 am | New Economics Party

Auckland should be thinking of a regional currency, redeemable for rates fees and fees to fund part of their new transport infrastructure, according to the New Economics Party. More >>

Asset sales are really river sales

Friday, 25 November 2011, 3:46 pm | New Economics Party

Asset sales are really river sales 25 November 2011 If asset sales go ahead then we will lose control over our big rivers, according to Laurence Boomert, spokesperson for the New Economics Party. “Not only is it bordering on treason to sell our precious ... More >>

 

 

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