Hon Bill English
“Six weeks over summer to think about new
policy, and Labour comes up with precisely nothing,”
Deputy Prime Minister Bill English says.
leader’s speech today was full off last year’s slogans
and no new policy.
“He says that he wants to be
hands-on, and yet opposes every hands-on move National is
making to encourage investment and growth. On top of that,
Labour still hasn’t apologised for their wasteful policies
the last time they got their hands on the economy.
to make it worse, at the same time their coalition partners
the Greens are up in Auckland busy working out how to stop
everything they don’t like – which includes everything
to do with growth and jobs.
“A very poor effort to start
the year from the opposition,” Mr English
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