ACT prompts Peters into action on Māori seats

BY ACT at 19 August, 2018


 

“ACT’s Smaller Government Bill has prompted Winston Peters into action on the Māori seats”, says Party Leader David Seymour.

 

Winston Peters today told Sky News he would propose an amendment to a Labour MP’s bill that would have the effect of putting the future of the seats to a referendum.

 

ACT will support NZ First’s amendment, but the timing of Mr Peters’ comments are telling.

 

“Just last Sunday, ACT revealed its


Winston sells out on smaller Parliament, Māori seats

BY ACT at 13 August, 2018


 

“Winston Peters has made an embarrassing backdown on the size of Parliament and the Māori seats”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.

 

“Peters made a smaller Parliament and removing the Māori seats ‘bottom lines’ at the last election, saying to Labour and National ‘…you will be not talking to NZ First unless you want a referendum on both those issues’.

 

“Now he says he won’t support my Smaller Government Bill which would achieve