Do Jacinda and Bill Know How Partnership Schools Work?

 

“Today in Question Time, the Prime Minister repeated her assertion that Partnership Schools can stay open if they operate within the same budget, use registered teachers, and teach the New Zealand curriculum”, says ACT Party Leader David Seymour.

 

“What Bill English should have asked the PM, is ‘Given Partnership Schools meet these requirements, is she confirming they will stay open without further changes?

 

“Then he might have asked, ‘why is her Minister of Education

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Foreign Home-Buyer Ban Driven By Populist Hysteria

 

“The Government’s decision to ban foreign home-buyers shows it is all too willing to bow to populist pressure and is unserious about tackling the housing crisis”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.

 

“The evidence from jurisdictions which have restricted foreign home-buyers is that these measures do not work. Hong Kong, Vancouver, Sydney and Melbourne have all banned or taxed foreign home-buyers and yet are still in the top ten least-affordable cities in the world

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Massive Questions Remain over Government’s Foreign Home-Buyer Ban

 

“The Government needs to immediately come clean over whether its foreign home-buyer ban breaches basic human rights and contravenes New Zealand’s trade deals with other countries”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.

 

On Thursday, the Government introduced legislation which would ban foreign home-buyers. Treasury has now released the advice it provided to Ministers on the proposed ban. It raises a number of questions which the Government must immediately answer.

 

“First, is the ban consistent

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Public Submissions Open for End of Life Choice

It’s time to have your say on the End of Life Choice Bill.

 

New Zealand citizens and permanent residents, living here or overseas, are now able to submit their stories and opinions on assisted dying and the End of Life Choice Bill to Parliament’s Justice Committee.

 

“75% of New Zealanders agree that our laws on assisted dying need to change,” says ACT leader David Seymour.

 

“I called for the Select Committee stage of my

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