In a rare win for New Zealand taxpayers under this Government, Chris Hipkins has shot down the Report of the Seventh Triennial Appropriations Review Committee.
“This report was a power and money grab. There was no clear rationale for boosting the staff of Ministers, the pay of list MPs, and guaranteeing a minimum level of funding for parliamentary parties”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.
“Some recommendations were completely unacceptable. For example, funding