Kiwis will continue to subsidise PM’s rich mates

Written By: - Date published: 1:06 pm, November 16th, 2009 - 2 comments
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The Finance and Expenditure Committee has released its report on John Key’s Emissions Trading Scheme.

ACT, Labour, and the Greens refused to support the changes which will see taxpayers subsidising big business.

We were unable to reach agreement on whether to recommend that the Climate Change Response (Moderated Emissions Trading) Amendment Bill be passed, because of members’ differing views

But the government will nonetheless try and press ahead with these anti-Kiwi changes with support from Tariana Turia and her followers.

John Key shouldn’t be such a flake when it comes to mums’ and dads’ wallets. Kiwi taxpayers shouldn’t have to bear the brunt of his rich mates’ polluting ways.

2 comments on “Kiwis will continue to subsidise PM’s rich mates”

  1. gitmo 1

    I agree wholeheartedly with the Labour party’s position.

    “We recommend that the bill should not proceed. It is fundamentally flawed and will make
    New Zealanders poorer, our economy weaker, and will not curb the growth in our
    greenhouse gas emissions. “

  2. Doug 2

    Labor Australia Cave in to big Business, No winners in this game of who pays for an ETS.

    AUSTRALIA is likely to have an emissions trading scheme locked in by the end of next week, with the Government caving in to a key Coalition demand to permanently exclude the farming sector.
    In a significant concession, and a huge win for the farming lobby, a senior Government source revealed Labor will this week agree to exclude agriculture from the scheme “indefinitely” – knocking out a key sticking point in negotiations with the Opposition.

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