Cut Corporate Welfare Before Going After ‘Rich Pricks’

BY ACT at 14 March, 2018


“The Government should be focussed on reducing wasteful spending before introducing new taxes”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.


“$1.6 billion of corporate welfare is doled out to politically-connected businesses each year. If Grant Robertson was able to do away with this expenditure, he would be able to cut the corporate tax rate by 6 percentage points – boosting wages, jobs, and growth – rather than increasing it as he intends.


“The outcome

Will National Be a Voice for Taxpayers?

BY ACT at 28 November, 2017


“Now that National has been declined leave for its flexible parental leave Bill to be introduced, will it vote against Labour’s massive new middle-class welfare scheme?”, asks ACT Leader David Seymour.


“This is a golden opportunity for National to stand up for taxpayers. Will they take it?”


Shane Jones spent $128K on travel and entertainment in one year

BY David Seymour at 30 June, 2017

On the day he announces his candidacy for New Zealand First, ACT can reveal that Shane Jones spent $128,000 in taxpayer money on travel and entertainment in just one year at MFAT.