Boardroom survey gives big tick to ACT’s GST policy

BY David Seymour at 12 September, 2017

The Herald’s Mood of the Boardroom survey endorses ACT’s strong focus on infrastructure, says ACT Leader David Seymour.

ACT will boost infrastructure in productive Queenstown

BY David Seymour at 13 July, 2017

Only ACT has a clear policy to get Queenstown infrastructure caught up with the enormous pressure it faces, says ACT Leader David Seymour as he visits the town today.

“Tourism-heavy regions like Otago are disproportionately short on infrastructure, despite the huge tax dividends they’re passing to central government,” says Mr Seymour.

Building consents should mean funding for local infrastructure

BY David Seymour at 28 April, 2017

ACT would allow local councils to collect an extra $150 million for infrastructure based on March’s consenting figures, says ACT Leader David Seymour.

“ACT’s housing policy would see local councils collect half the GST from building in their area, for use on infrastructure. This means March’s $2 billion in new consents would signal an extra $150 million for roads, public transport, stormwater, and so on – all of which are desperately needed with new homes.