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Video: Six Finance MPs Quizzed On The Economy

Scoop Video: The Economy


Michael Cullen, John Key, Winston Peters, Rodney Hide, Rod Donald, Gordon Copeland

Video content and stream provided by www.r2.co.nz

The spokesmen had five minutes each to answer the questions (see below), and if any time remained, to outline their party's general approach to the economy; after all had spoken, then questions & comments followed from the floor.

  • 1. "Will you lower the company tax rate and/or personal tax rates? If so, when?"

  • 2. "Will you set a cap on core Government spending as a percentage of GDP? If so, what would that cap be?"

  • 3. "Will you commit to reducing the regulatory burden on businesses by ensuring new and existing legislation is subject to a Regulatory Responsibility Act?"

  • 4. "Will you commit to work towards free trade agreements, and on what basis?"
  • ENDS

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