Statement From Richard Prosser MP
Richard Prosser MP
Statement From Richard Prosser
Terrorism and airline safety worldwide
is a serious issue which consumes great resources and causes
The issue requires positive
solutions, and my article in Investigate magazine sadly did
not contribute to that.
I accept that I impugned
many peaceful law-abiding Muslims, and to them I
My opinion piece does not
reflect the views of the New Zealand First Party and I
deeply regret any embarrassment caused by it.
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On Pharmac, Gough Whitlam And Sleater-Kinney
Ridiculous reported comments on RNZ this morning by Trade Minister Tim Groser, as he sought to dampen down concerns about the leaked draft of the IP chapter of ther Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations. According to Groser, ‘extreme’ positions are common at the outset of negotiations, and these get whittled down over the course of negotiations. Fine.
Except that we’re not at the outset of these negotiations. The outset was six years ago, and negotiators were hoping to have some sort of ‘framework’ deal finished in time for the APEC meeting in a few weeks’ time. These ‘extreme’ positions are what we’ve reached near the intended end of the negotiations.
Still, Groser did promise that the cost of medicines would not rise as a result of the TPP trade deal. Great. But this is not what politicians in other countries are saying. More>>