Posts Tagged ‘public private partnerships’

Re:Cunliffe re:me re:his speech

Written By: - Date published: 10:30 am, December 3rd, 2010 - 18 comments

It was pretty cool that the next Finance Minister wrote a post about my post yesterday. Even if was to say I was dickishly misinterpreting him  😀 I’ve got a couple of points in reply but the biggest is why is Labour talking about (restrictive) privatisation and PPPs policies when there are much more important economic issues at hand?

PPPs suck, toll roads do too

Written By: - Date published: 10:00 am, December 1st, 2010 - 57 comments

By backing a (soft) privatisation policy, David Cunliffe is throwing away a vital point of difference with National and allowing National to move rightwards. Worse, Labour appears to be determined to give up political advantage for dumb policy: public-private partnerships and tolling have a terrible track record.

Gordon Campbell on PPPs

Written By: - Date published: 5:40 pm, July 15th, 2009 - 15 comments

Gordon Campbell has a great piece up at Scoop on the pitfalls of Public Private Partnerships, something we’re going to be hearing a lot more about in the near future if National and its business mates get their way. Go have a read.

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