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Video: Six Finance MPs Quizzed On The Economy

Scoop Video: The Economy

Michael Cullen, John Key, Winston Peters, Rodney Hide, Rod Donald, Gordon Copeland

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The spokesmen had five minutes each to answer the questions (see below), and if any time remained, to outline their party's general approach to the economy; after all had spoken, then questions & comments followed from the floor.

  • 1. "Will you lower the company tax rate and/or personal tax rates? If so, when?"

  • 2. "Will you set a cap on core Government spending as a percentage of GDP? If so, what would that cap be?"

  • 3. "Will you commit to reducing the regulatory burden on businesses by ensuring new and existing legislation is subject to a Regulatory Responsibility Act?"

  • 4. "Will you commit to work towards free trade agreements, and on what basis?"
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