Watch the video featuring our knowledgeable and passionate panelists.
You can also take part in the ScoopCitizen survey below, or ask any questions you may have for the panelists:
Susan St John – associate professor of economics and spokesperson for the Child Poverty Action Group;
Serenah Nicholson – the general manager of Lower Hutt’s Whanau Family Support Services Trust,
Donna Maria Lawson – a benefits advocate, mother, and community activist.
For more information on the topics discussed read this introductory piece:
Benefits Engagement Survey
2. NZ First and Social Credit are both proposing a return of the universal child benefit. Does the idea have merit?
3 Do you agree that the community is responsible for giving dependent people a standard of living consistent with human dignity and approaching that enjoyed by the majority, irrespective of the cause of dependency.
4. Should the incoming government consider adopting an MMT-style job guarantee?
A Job Guarantee – is an open-ended public employment program that offers a job at a living (minimum) wage to anyone who wants to work but cannot find employment.
5. Should the incoming government investigate the viability of a guaranteed basic income as outlined by TOP?