– What is Labour’s education spokesperson Chris Carter doing accepting election donations from a private college?
– Why is Shane Jones accepting money from possibly the most reactionary business family in New Zealand, the Talleys?
– And why was Labour’s then climate change minister David Parker accepting money from the Road Transport Forum?
One of the biggest problems of the last Labour government was that it kow-towed far too much to business at the expense of a lot of people who voted for them. It’s time Labour cut the cord with the business lobby and reconnected with its grassroots.