Unions to encourage election participation

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The Herald reports that new CTU president Helen Kelly envisages a more centralised union election campaign, “getting members to talk about politics and then convince others to get involved as well”.

She goes on to say of the organisation:

“Our message provides a vision of a fair society where amongst other things work pays, social services like health and education are available to all regardless of income, and New Zealand is a peaceful society where all are treated with respect and are treated equally,” Ms Kelly said.

“This is the vision held by most New Zealanders for this country and is inconsistent with the vision we have been hearing recently from the National Party.”

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  1. Which parts of those sentiments does National disagree with?

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