Written By: - Date published: 7:20 am, November 16th, 2017 - 17 comments
Green backbenchers Chlöe Swarbrick and Golriz Ghahraman just gave their maiden speeches recently.
Written By: - Date published: 5:27 pm, November 12th, 2017 - 29 comments
“It means protecting and growing our rights as people, not just as economic units, health clients, “clients” of any kind.”
A strong start by Willow-Jean Prime.
Written By: - Date published: 7:14 am, February 16th, 2012 - 2 comments
Felix recommended Denise Roche’s maiden speech and I can see why.
It’s good to see some strong left voices entering parliament.
Written By: - Date published: 10:35 am, December 23rd, 2008 - 8 comments
Rather than decorating their tree, some committed Labour Party staffer seems still to be hard at work posting maiden speeches to YouTube. The Greens have theirs up too [link].
Written By: - Date published: 5:58 pm, December 9th, 2008 - 30 comments
I’ve just watched the first part of the Address in Reply debate which included maiden speeches by two new National Party MPs – Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga and Melissa Lee. They were impressive. This in itself should provide some cause for concern for Labour but more ominous should be the signal that while this year’s election […]