McCarten on privatisation

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McCarten’s column in the Herald today asks readers to get out and vote in local body elections – particularly for candidates opposed to privatisation.

The National Party has shown its hand in testing the public mood for asset sales. A strong vote for all the centre-left candidates in the region will ensure that any secret campaign to privatise assets will be thwarted at the local level… A strong vote for candidates opposed to asset sales will send a strong message to Key and English to back away from the failed policies of the 1980s.

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