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National-United Future agreement announced

Rt Hon John Key
Prime Minister & Leader of the National Party

5 December 2011

National-United Future agreement announced

National Party Leader John Key today announced the confidence and supply agreement negotiated with the United Future Party.

“I am pleased National has been able to negotiate constructively with United Future Leader Peter Dunne to help form the strong, stable government that New Zealand needs,” says Mr Key.

“The agreement gives the new National-led Government confidence and supply support throughout this term.

“United Future has agreed to support the legislation required to give effect to the policies contained in National’s Post-Election Action Plan.”

The agreement provides that Mr Dunne be appointed Minister of Revenue, Associate Minister of Health and Associate Minister of Conservation. He will be a Minister outside Cabinet.

“In addition, National has agreed to support a range of principles, policies and priorities that have been put forward by United Future. The details are outlined in the confidence and supply agreement.

”I look forward to continuing the constructive relationship we built with Mr Dunne in the previous term,” says Mr Key.

Visit the National-United Future Confidence and Supply Agreement at: http://national.org.nz/PDF_Government/United_Future_Confidence_and_Supply_Agreement.pdf

Visit National’s Post-Election Action Plan at: http://national.org.nz/PDF_General/Post-Election_Action_Plan_.pdf

ENDS

[Scoop copies of documents:
United_Future_Confidence_and_Supply_Agreement.pdf
PostElection_Action_Plan_.pdf]

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