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Seymour welcomes Bridges' statement

Sunday, 2 February 2020, 2:37 pm | ACT New Zealand

“While I appreciate National’s encouragement, I have always believed Epsom belongs to the voters. I will be campaigning directly to my neighbours as hard as ever, asking that they elect me for a third time. More >>

Govt must explain whether will follow Australia travel ban

Sunday, 2 February 2020, 11:34 am | ACT New Zealand

“The Government needs to explain to New Zealanders why it isn’t following Australia in implementing a ban on travellers from mainland China”, ACT Leader David Seymour says. More >>

Labour plays politics with infrastructure

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 10:40 am | ACT New Zealand

“Labour is playing politics with taxpayer money on the serious issue of infrastructure”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Referendum Date Set for Assisted Dying

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 5:26 pm | ACT New Zealand

Today Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern set the date for the 2020 General Election and the public referendum on the End of Life Choice Act. More >>

ACT welcomes 2020 election date

Tuesday, 28 January 2020, 3:35 pm | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour has welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement of the 2020 general election date. More >>

Clark must explain why flights from China continue to arrive

Monday, 27 January 2020, 9:57 am | ACT New Zealand

“The Government must explain why it hasn’t stopped flights arriving from China until the risk associated with coronavirus is known”, ACT Leader David Seymour says. More >>

Labour’s red tape pushes rents up at fastest rate since 2008

Friday, 24 January 2020, 1:17 pm | ACT New Zealand

“Labour’s new bureaucracy on landlords has caused rents to rise at the fastest rate since the Global Financial Crisis ”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Labour's soft line on welfare sees 25,000 more on benefit

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 10:33 am | ACT New Zealand

“The number of beneficiaries continues to grow under Labour’s soft on welfare approach”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Labour enables radical activists at Ihumātao

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 3:46 pm | ACT New Zealand

“Labour appears to have given in to a group of radical activists occupying private land at Ihumātao with a deal for a third party to purchase the land to be announced imminently”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Housing crisis spreads to provinces

Monday, 20 January 2020, 10:01 am | ACT New Zealand

“Every housing market in the country now rated ‘severely unaffordable’ meaning that the median house price is at least five times the median household income. More >>

Where’s the vaping legislation Labour promised?

Monday, 13 January 2020, 1:55 pm | ACT New Zealand

“More than a year after new vaping legislation was promised, and with the school year rapidly approaching, there’s still no sign of Labour’s vaping legislation”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Police raid on young family raises serious questions

Saturday, 11 January 2020, 7:45 pm | ACT New Zealand

“ A Police raid on the home of a young family represents a dangerous new phase of the Government’s gun law reforms and raises serious questions about how gun owners are being targeted”, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Another broken promise, Winston Peters has had his day

Tuesday, 31 December 2019, 9:20 am | ACT New Zealand

“Tomorrow’s tobacco tax hike represents yet another betrayal of NZ First supporters by the Party’s leader and shows Winston Peters has had his day”, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Rushed firearms law the year’s biggest political failure

Friday, 20 December 2019, 1:06 pm | ACT New Zealand

“The Government’s rushed firearms legislation and the resulting ‘buy-back’ will go down as the year’s biggest political failure”, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Higher minimum wage will cut job growth

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 12:32 pm | ACT New Zealand

“The Government’s decision to increase a minimum wage that is already the highest in the developed world shows a breath-taking disregard for small businesses and young, unskilled workers”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

ACT welcome National’s acknowledgement of the housing crisis

Monday, 16 December 2019, 4:10 pm | ACT New Zealand

“National’s acknowledgement of the seriousness of the housing crisis and its adoption of ACT’s long-held position that the Resource Management Act requires fundamental reform should be welcomed”, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Knee-jerk gun law has created mass civil disobedience

Monday, 16 December 2019, 11:15 am | ACT New Zealand

“Parliament’s knee-jerk ban on firearms has led to mass civil disobedience and made us less safe as a country”, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Let’s get road pricing done

Monday, 16 December 2019, 8:57 am | ACT New Zealand

“National should be congratulated for raising the idea of congestion charging but it must go further and commit to rolling it out in its first term of government”, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Politics in Full Sentences, 14 December 2019

Saturday, 14 December 2019, 1:00 pm | ACT New Zealand

The left love to say we are lightly taxed compared with European welfare states. But what about the countries that we do business with most? Well, New Zealand is the most heavily-taxed country in the Asia-Pacific. Central and local government ... More >>

Arms Legislation Bill report a small victory

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 2:53 pm | ACT New Zealand

“The Finance and Expenditure Committee’s interim report on the Arms Legislation Bill is a small victory for common sense”, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

   

 

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