Health Minister Jonathan Coleman's latest evasive response to long-standing concerns about the widespread failures of surgical mesh again highlights the selective hands-off approach of successive health ministers, according to the Democrats for Social Credit health spokesman David Tranter.
Published: 27 August 2016
Adding yet another layer of legislation to the statute books will not improve local government performance, infrastructure provision, nor enhance local democracy, Democrats for Social Credit Deputy Leader and Local Government Spokesperson, Chris Leitch told the select committee hearing submissions ...
Published: 26 August 2016
"There is a form of elder abuse no-one in Parliament wants to acknowledge," claims Democrats for Social Credit Party (DSC) Advocate for Seniors, Heather Marion Smith. "It is the outright theft by the MSD (Ministry of Social Development) of millions of dollars from overseas pension funds, resulting...
Published: 23 August 2016
The Government should scrap the TPPA legislation and withdraw from the agreement, Democrats for Social Credit Deputy Leader and Finance Spokesperson, Chris Leitch told the select committee hearing submissions on the TPPA Amendment bill.
Published: 18 August 2016
The latest Canterbury/West Coast DHB responses to OIA requests by the Democrats for Social Credit Party (DSC) have descended from evasive and time-wasting to complete farce, according to DSC Leader Stephnie de Ruyter and Health Spokesman David Tranter.
OIA responses from the Canterbury-controlled West Coast DHB have descended from being evasive and time-wasting to downright infantile, according to Democrats health spokesman David Tranter.
Yesterday’s “off the cuff ” announcement of a $1 billion infrastructure fund at the National party conference has been labelled a “cruel joke” by Democrats for Social Credit Deputy Leader and Finance Spokesperson, Chris Leitch.
“When John Key promises $1 billion to ‘fix’ the housing crisis, he must be desperate. How does borrowing that much from overseas fix anything but bank profits?” asks Katherine Ransom, DSC spokesperson on social issues.
The West Coast DHB's response to the Democrats for Social Credit Party's OIA request for the names of the expert staff who will advise the board members regarding contractors' health and safety reports during the Greymouth Hospital re-build is a classic case of providing information not requested...
The Whangarei District Council should publish a full list of all the contracts currently awarded says local advocate Chris Leitch.