Where Will You Put The Murderers Jim?
The Alliance has promised to get rid of prisons if they
become part of the next Government.
National’s East Coast candidate says Jim Anderton’s
ramblings defy belief.
“The Gisborne Herald reports that
in Gisborne on Saturday Jim Anderton said if the Alliance’s
$200 million economic development bureaucracy was set up New
Zealand wouldn’t need prisons. Anyone who comes up with a
statement as stupid as that doesn’t deserve serious
consideration as Deputy Prime Minister”.
Mr Parkinson said
“Murderers should be locked up for the rest of their natural
life, not left to roam around on a Government work
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