Free Press – 18/07/17
SEYMOUR AHEAD IN EPSOM
A poll from Curia Market Research has put David Seymour 16 points ahead in Epsom. Seymour says he is encouraged by the result and will now campaign even harder, vowing to knock on every door by the end of the campaign. While this is an early result and there are 96 days until the election, it is encouraging.
A Well Deserved Honour
Michael “Iceman” Jones was an outstanding flanker and World Cup winning All Black. More recently he’s thrown his weight behind Partnership Schools, specifically the Pacific Advance Senior School in South Auckland. PASS is innovative and making fantastic progress with kids who, in many cases, felt the Government had left them out. Sir Michael is the Second Partnership School sponsor to receive an honour after the legendary Sita Selupe who has
Come on Out Ruth
Finance Minister Steven Joyce looks set to unveil the Boring Budget. This year, it seems the Government can’t even rustle the energy to plump a flurry of pre-Budget spending announcements.
The $20 billion-dollar question of the 2017 election is what to do with the Government’s whopping surplus. Last Thursday ACT delivered the answer: give it back by cutting to three simple tax rates: 10 per cent up to $14,000, 15 per cent to 48,000, and 25 per cent thereafter. Simply beautiful.