Key and English Out Of Touch over Job Creation
Andrew Williams MP
Associate Spokesperson for
13 November 2012
Key and English Out Of Touch
over Job Creation
New Zealand First has accused Prime
Minister John Key and Finance Minister Bill English of
deliberately creating a smokescreen over the number of jobs
the Government claims to have created.
spokesperson Andrew Williams says Mr Key last week claimed
that 57,000 jobs were created in the last 12-18
“That goes directly against Mr English, who said
on television that the number of new jobs created in the
past two years is in fact 26,000.
“Whatever the real
figure may be, it is light-years away from the 170,000 new
jobs National promised to create.”
Mr Williams was today
blocked by National from tabling documents in Parliament
which revealed the serious discrepancies between the
statements of Mr Key and Mr English.
“National are doing
all they can to muddy the water.
“They are desperate to
hide from the public the fact that our economy is in serious
trouble and there are few jobs available for those looking
“It is disgraceful behaviour from the Prime
Minister and his
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