Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | News Video | Crime | Employers | Housing | Immigration | Legal | Local Govt. | Maori | Welfare | Unions | Youth | Search

 

President Releases Democrats Party List

President Releases Democrats Party List

‘Democrats for social credit’ President Neville Aitchison today released the Party’s list of candidates for the 2005 Election.

“I’m proud to announce the Party’s list of candidates: our talented line-up features a colourful combination of youth and experience. It reflects the indicative vote of our members and represents a strong, credible alternative for voters.”

Despite the old parties billing this election as a two-horse race, Mr Aitchison said that voters over 30 know that hasn’t been the case for fifty years.

“In fact since the 1960’s social credit has either had MPs in the House or has been influential in the outcome of each election. This election will offer voters’ many choices: the field will be competitive.

“Democrat candidates will stand tall and speak out about social and economic justice for New Zealanders. There will be more than two horses in this election race.” Mr Aitchison concluded.

Election ’05: Democrats Party List Name Designation Home Town 1. Stephnie de Ruyter Party Leader Christchurch 2. John Pemberton Finance Spokesman Matamata 3. David Wilson Deputy Leader Paparoa 4. Richard Prosser Otago Candidate Alexandra 5. John Steemson East Coast Bays Candidate Auckland 6. Katherine Ransom Tauranga Candidate Matamata 7. John Kilbride Cambridge 8. Mark Atkin Party Secretary Lower Hutt 9. Heather M. Smith Seniors Advocate Wanganui 10. David Tranter Social Issues Researcher Lake Ellesmere 11. Ken Goodhue Whangarei 12. Bill Holvey Kirwee 13. Malcom Murchie Whanganui Candidate Waikanae 14. Ross Weddell Upper Hutt 15. David Espin Karapiro Village 16. Catherine Foster Auckland 17. Ross Hayward Woodend 18. Bruce Stirling Invercargill 19. Karl Hewlett Thames 20. John MacCaskey Amberley 21. Ron England Wellington 22. Kelly Pemberton Matamata 23. Bob Warren Dunedin 24. David Wood Timaru 25. Mary Weddell Upper Hutt 26. Allen Cookson Oxford 27. Barry Pulford Hastings 28. Errol Baird Petone 29. Hessel van Wieren Cromwell 30. Alida Steemson Thames 31. Bob Fox Rangiora 32. Coralie Leyland Wellington 33. Roger White Gore 34. John Rawson Whangarei

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On Yesterday’s Big Parliamentary Air Kiss To China

In order to obtain support from the two major parties, Act Party deputy leader Brooke Van Velden twice had to soften the language of her parliamentary motion yesterday condemning China’s persecution of the Uighurs. The key word “genocide” was deleted. Evidently, the kind of resolution passed by a conservative government in the UK proved to be far too tough for a centre-left Labour government and a centre-right National opposition to countenance. Yesterday, the two major parties were united in their fear of retribution from China... More>>

 

Government: Fair Pay Agreements To Improve Pay And Conditions For Essential Workers

The Government is delivering on its pre-election commitment to implement Fair Pay Agreements which will improve wages and conditions, as well as help support our economic recovery, Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Wood announced today. More>>

ALSO:

Public Services: Government Sets Pay And Workforce Expectations For The Public Sector

The Government’s Workforce Policy Statement issued today sets out its expectations for pay and employment relations in the Public Sector, the Minister of Finance and Minister for the Public Service say. “New Zealand has had an exceptionally successful ... More>>

ALSO:

Government: Budget 2021 Reprioritises Nearly $1 Billion

Hon Grant Robertson Deputy Prime Minister Minister of Finance The Government’s strong pandemic response and the better than expected economic recovery means not all the money allocated in the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund has been spent, ... More>>

ALSO:


PM: Statement On The Speaker And Annual Review Debate

“The serious issue of alleged sexual assault and harassment at Parliament was poorly managed and inappropriately politicised last night. The tone of the debate did not reflect well on Parliament as a whole,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said. ... More>>

Parliament: Mallard Fails To Give Taxpayers A Straight Answer

Trevor Mallard has confirmed he is unfit to be Parliament’s Speaker by failing to answer several important questions relating to the false rape accusation saga that cost taxpayers more than $330,000, Shadow Leader of the House Chris Bishop says. ... More>>

Local Government: Independent Review To Explore Future

Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta says an independent review of local government will explore how councils can maintain and improve the wellbeing of New Zealanders in the communities they serve long into the future. More>>

ALSO:

PM Ardern And PM Morrison: Commencement Of Two-Way Quarantine-Free Travel Between Australia And New Zealand

Joint Statement by Prime Ministers Scott Morrison and Jacinda Ardern Commencement of two-way quarantine-free travel between Australia and New Zealand Today, Australia and New Zealand have fulfilled their commitment to establish two-way quarantine free ... More>>

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

InfoPages News Channels