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Seymour offers to stand in for PM in housing debate

Seymour offers to stand in for PM in housing debate

ACT Leader David Seymour has offered to take up Andrew Little’s challenge of a housing debate in Mount Albert.

“I’m happy to do the Prime Minister a favour and take his place in a housing debate against Andrew Little,” says Mr Seymour.

“Hopefully, the Prime Minister declined the challenge simply because he’s busy. But if the real issue is a lack of ideas from the Government, I’m happy to help out.

“ACT agrees with National that the main cause is a housing shortage. Where we differ is that we actually have a plan to fix it, getting homes built.

“Meanwhile, Labour’s plan to punish investors and put the government in charge of home-building ignores the fundamental causes of our housing shortage.

“Andrew Little is right about one thing: people deserve a serious debate on how we can restore housing affordability.

“Or will Andrew Little, just like the big bad wolf, only huff and puff?”

ENDS

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