Last night Andrew Little’s Healthy Homes Guarantee Bill passed it’s first reading. Bravo to Andrew Little, Labour, The Greens, NZF, The Maori Party, and Peter Dunne, who voted in support. Below is some of the reaction, and speeches from Little and Turei.
— Andrew Little (@AndrewLittleMP) May 4, 2016
Brilliant! @AndrewLittleMP Healthy Homes Bill passes First Reading. Thanks to Greens, NZ First, Maori Party and @PeterDunneMP
— Grant Robertson (@grantrobertson1) May 4, 2016
— Jacinda Ardern (@jacindaardern) May 4, 2016
Even with everything we know about early mortality & hospital admissions from poor rental housing National voting against Healthy Homes Bill
— Gareth Hughes (@GarethMP) May 4, 2016
Key says the cost of landlords providing safe housing isn't worth the benefits.
The benefits are children not getting sick and dying #nzqt
— Clint Smith (@ClintVSmith) May 4, 2016
Remember when a National MP introduced a bill that declared people convicted of robbery to be "child sex offenders"? https://t.co/ECdR7kma76
— Graeme Edgeler (@GraemeEdgeler) May 3, 2016