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Dunne ‘all talk and no action’ says Shanks

Katrina Shanks
National Party Ohariu-Belmont Candidate

28 January 2005

Dunne ‘all talk and no action’ says Shanks

The omission of funding for Transmission Gully in the land transport package proves Peter Dunne is “all talk and no action”, says Katrina Shanks National Party Ohariu-Belmont candidate.

“Peter Dunne has said the ‘centrepiece’ of roading improvements ‘must be the construction of the Transmission Gully Motorway’,” Katrina Shanks says.

“On 30 July 2002, he also stated that Transmission Gully would be among the top priorities for United Future, saying United Future’s new strength and favourable position meant it would be able to fight issues with greater ‘vigour’.

Katrina Shanks says while the land transport package is a good start; Mr Dunne should have secured funding for Transmission Gully.

“Peter Dunne has let us down. It is clear that the people of Ohariu-Belmont, and the wider Wellington area, would benefit greatly from an MP who is inside the next Government rather than watching from the fringes,” she says.


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