Written By: - Date published: 11:45 am, February 15th, 2019 - 29 comments
Land Information Minister Eugenie Sage has ended the policy of tenure review, under which large tracts of land were privatised and onsold for huge profits and sensitive ecological areas wrecked.
Written By: - Date published: 4:15 pm, November 10th, 2017 - 45 comments
The award for doofus of the week this week goes to David Bennett for one of the most nonsensical speeches Parliament has ever seen.
Written By: - Date published: 10:05 am, December 6th, 2012 - 53 comments
The Key government’s sham and failed ideology of freedom and democracy can be seen in two Bills that were before the House this week. This government is increasingly autocratic and anti-democratic, while enabling the powerful to exploit and control the powerless, including children.
Written By: - Date published: 3:03 pm, June 29th, 2012 - 19 comments
Such is the abundance of talent in the National Party that they can’t even ask a patsy question right…
Written By: - Date published: 12:14 pm, February 11th, 2011 - 56 comments
The nice thing about David Bennett is he says what other Nats are smart enough to keep quiet. Remember his rant against the minimum wage? But he out did himself with his speech defending the appalling record of the National government. It turns out the brighter future Key promised was a lie – the National government “is not there to make your life better”.
Written By: - Date published: 10:47 am, December 9th, 2008 - 17 comments
Word is National’s David Bennett will be chairing the Transport & Industrial Relations select committee. After his unhinged performance over the youth minimum wage bill (audio below) where he screamed that the bill was “communism” and that we need to protect our hierarchical society, I’m not surprised John Key doesn’t want to send the 90 […]