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Progressives: Raghbir Singh as Manurewa candidate

Progressive selects Raghbir Singh as Manurewa candidate


The Progressive party has selected candidates to campaign for party votes in the Manurewa electorate in this year's election, says party president Grant Gillon.

"Our canvassing in and around Auckland has found good recognition of the achievements of Jim Anderton and Matt Robson in government, from establishing Kiwibank to winning working people Four Weeks Annual Leave, and from establishing a framework to propel industry and regional development to the campaign against alcohol and other drug abuse.

"The challenge for our candidates is to attract party votes for the Progressive party so that we can continue to deliver forward-looking economic and social policies for New Zealand," Grant Gillon said.

"Progressive policies this election include doubling the number of apprenticeships and having everyone under 20 in a job, education or training. Our tertiary policy is to cut the debt burden for graduates prepared to work and use their skills in New Zealand and our programme to reduce youth binge drinking includes tighter restrictions on liquor advertising and raising the alcohol purchasing," he said.

See also: www.progressiveparty.org.nz/candidates

RAGHBIR SINGH - MANUREWA

RAGHBIR SINGH - MANUREWA Phone 021 449 065

Raghbir Singh is a Manager at Bendon and Chairperson of the Papatoetoe Licensing Trust. Raghbir Singh is married with four children and is active in the Sikh community. His interests include soccer and cricket.

See also: www.progressiveparty.org.nz/candidates

The Progressive Party is a partner in the coalition government first elected in 1999. Its leader, Jim Anderton, is the third-ranked Cabinet Minister with responsibility for Economic, Industry and Regional Development and for driving the coalition government's campaign against drug abuse.

Progressive regional development record in government: http://www.progressiveparty.org.nz/jobs

Progressive policy initiative on reducing student debt: http://www.progressiveparty.org.nz/student-loans

Progressive pro-jobs policy on corporate tax rate: http://www.progressiveparty.org.nz/company-tax

Progressive youth alcohol harm reduction policy: http://www.progressiveparty.org.nz/drinking-age

Progressive anti-drugs record in government: http://www.progressiveparty.org.nz/anti-drugs


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