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Cullen given the cold shoulder by business

John Key MP National Party Finance Spokesman

15 August 2005

Cullen given the cold shoulder by business

National Party Finance spokesman John Key says a growing majority of business leaders are coming to understand how much damage Labour's 'tax and spend policies' are doing to our economy.

"According to today's New Zealand Herald/Auckland Chamber of Commerce survey, only 13% of the 500 members polled thought Michael Cullen was the safest pair of hands for the economy.

"Clearly those who are generating the wealth are not convinced that Labour has what it takes to manage the public purse as the economy cools.

"Fewer and fewer now trust Labour to deliver on tax. And when it comes to roading, the sudden flurry of spending after six years leaves many unconvinced," says Mr Key.

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