Dunne: every seat will count for return of John Key
Hon Peter Dunne
MP for Ohariu
Thursday, 24 November
seat will count for return of John Key-led govt
With Act struggling in Epsom and the Winston Peters
cloud hanging over Parliament, New Zealanders wanting a John
Key-led government have their best ally in UnitedFuture, the
party’s leader Peter Dunne said today.
cards are falling in a way that every seat could well count
in bringing back a John Key-led government and UnitedFuture
is a proven ally, and crucially,
“I am ahead in
the only poll conducted in Ohariu by the same margin I won
by in 2008.
“If National dips a point or two and
is without a support partner, New Zealanders could face a
Labour-Winston-Greens-Maori Party-Hone Harawira-Annette
Sykes-John Minto catastrophe.
nightmare scenario and the centre and centre-right need to
ensure that they get the government they want, and that John
Key has the moderating support he needs for the next three
“National needs me to win Ohariu to ensure
the continuation of a moderate government.
anywhere from 10 to 15 points behind in Epsom depending on
the poll and in real trouble, and even if it returns, can
only pull National to the far right which Kiwis do not
want,” he said.
“UnitedFuture will help keep
National to the centre, and promote policies such as
Flexi-Super, Income Sharing and an annual State of the
Family report to hold government to,” Mr Dunne said.
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