ACT welcomes commitment to RMA reform

BY David Seymour at 22 January, 2015

“ACT welcomes the acknowledgement by Environment Minister Nick Smith that the RMA has become a major impediment to development, is costing jobs, making housing too expensive and not even doing a great job at managing natural resources,” says ACT Leader David Seymour.

“The Treasury-commissioned report released by Mr Smith confirms the stifling and expensive effects of the RMA on development.

“The discussions around inequality and child poverty in recent years have consistently shown rising housing costs