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ACT announces Hunua candidate Ian Cummings


ACT announces Hunua candidate Ian Cummings

Press Release: ACT New Zealand
June 5, 2014. 9:10am

ACT Leader Jamie Whyte is pleased to announce the selection of local resident Ian Cummings as the ACT candidate to campaign in the key electorate of Hunua.

“I’m delighted he has agreed to do his best to grow ACT’s party vote in the area,” says Mr Whyte.

As a husband, father, General Manager of Wiri Oil Services and a Pukekohe School Board Member Mr Cummings said he identifies strongly with ACT’s core principles of freedom, choice and personal responsibility and is looking forward to the campaign.

"I am delighted to be given the opportunity to represent the ACT Party in my home electorate.

"Most political discussion is not around whether the government should micro manage or not, but by how much. A terrifying common presumption held by our current crop of politicians is that they believe the government has a higher claim on our property and person than we do. In doing so they claim that the government, in principle at least, has complete control over our property and lives. I want to change that.

"ACT is a party of reform. I am looking forward to meeting voters and sharing how ACT policies will raise incomes and spending power by introducing lower and flatter taxation and how ACT’s three strike policy for burglary will also make our communities safer by making criminals pay.

"A strong ACT presence in Parliament is vital to New Zealand’s future,” Mr Cummings concluded.

ENDS

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