Free tertiary ed: recipe for crap courses and bums on seats
Free tertiary ed: recipe for crap courses and bums on
29 AUGUST 2017
Reacting to Labour’s just announced tertiary
education policy, Jordan Williams, a spokesperson for the
Taxpayers’ Union said:
“Not charging students a
cent for courses is a recipe for poor quality and bums on
seats type establishments.”
“The vast majority
of benefits of tertiary education are private. It is only
fair that at least some of those costs are borne by those
In the next 24 hours the
Taxpayers’ Union will be releasing it’s report: Reverse
Robin Hood: How free tertiary education robs today’s poor
for tomorrow’s rich.
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Election Day Results
2017 General Election - Preliminary Count
National won 46% of the vote with Labour on 35.8%.
NZ First won 7.5%, with the Greens on 5.8%.
ACT held on to Epsom, but failed to get more MPs.
The Maori Party were wiped out of Parliament.
There are still special votes to be counted, but clearly National is in the box seat to form the next Government.
The Greens can not contemplate a deal with National.
So, Winston Peters will have to make a choice and could back National or a combined Labour/Green coalition.
The most likely result is National and NZ First will reach some sort of deal to form the next government.
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