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Mrs Shipley's fiscal slips showing

Labour
2000 web site"Prime Minister Jenny Shipley again opened her mouth and let things run out when on the Leighton Smith debate last night, she said there was a fiscal cap on Treaty of Waitangi settlements," Labour finance spokesperson Michael Cullen said today.

"The cap was removed as part of the National-New Zealand First coalition negotiations and has never been re-imposed. It appears in the Pre-election Fiscal and Economic Update among the non-quantifiable contingent liabilities. In other words, no numbers attached.

"It appears that Mrs Shipley's fiscal slips are showing again," Dr Cullen said.

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