Written By: - Date published: 12:30 pm, October 14th, 2016 - 125 comments
In Year Eight of this National government, the idea of a budget surplus is a joke. They’ve promised it for nearly a decade. They’ve fiddled the books. The truth is, there is no surplus.
Written By: - Date published: 9:55 am, May 31st, 2016 - 6 comments
After a significant security leak National will be forced to ban itself from future budget lockups.
Written By: - Date published: 8:15 am, May 27th, 2016 - 31 comments
— Deborah Russell
Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, May 27th, 2016 - 23 comments
Written By: - Date published: 6:21 pm, May 26th, 2016 - 86 comments
There are budgets and there are budgets. And for all the presence or absence of bright ideas, there’s a budget that threatens to subsume all others…
Written By: - Date published: 7:12 am, May 25th, 2016 - 7 comments
Green Party MP Jan Logie: “The Government has made it clear that more funding for refuges will not be in this week’s Budget.”
Written By: - Date published: 11:08 am, May 23rd, 2016 - 31 comments
Grant Robertson has just delivered his pre-budget speech. One takeaway message: “Labour’s finance spokesman Grant Robertson says Labour will set out a tax package before the 2017 election to set out how it will raise revenue to address issues in education, health and housing”.
Written By: - Date published: 3:42 pm, May 22nd, 2016 - 11 comments
Each budget day the CTU produces an analysis based on what it means for working New Zealanders.