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ACT List Candidate Robin Grieve

ACT List Candidate Robin Grieve

The left has won, National has capitulated

"ACT believes Jose Pagani is right on the money when she said in the NZ Herald “The left has won the contest of ideas a long time ago, and National has completely capitulated” said Robin Grieve

"ACT has not changed its view that the role of government is to protect our rights but not assume our responsibilities. State dependency and control has devastated the poorer people in our economy and now middle income New Zealanders are starting to be captured in the same way.

"It is ACT’s vision that the level of lifestyle we enjoy should depend on our efforts, not the social policy of the Government. A safety net is one thing, but nets make devastating traps if the settings are wrong.

"With low taxes the economy grows more strongly, and people can use their own money to make better choices for themselves and their family. Under the left’s policies our ability to fund our own choices is diminished for most, and completely removed for some, by high taxation. We are then left to take what the State decides is best for our family. This is not the dream for New Zealand that ACT has. It was not National’s either once.

"ACT is confident that National will win next Saturday, but just how centre right the next National led government is will depend on how many National supporters decide that a vote for ACT is a better way to get the National Government they really want.

"ACT is the only party in this election arguing for lower taxes and reducing the nanny state." said Robin Grieve.


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