"If the government is so confident it has sold the benefits of the TPPA to Kiwis, then it should put New Zealand’s participation in it to a binding referendum”, leader of the Democrats for Social Credit Party, Stephnie de Ruyter, told the Party conference in Christchurch yesterday.
Published: 16 October 2016
An apology from CDHB corporate solicitor Greg Brogden for the failure of DHB staff to provide information requested under the OIA by Democrats for Social Credit Party (DSC) health spokesman David Tranter, highlights how bureaucracies evade answering questions when the enquirer is entitled to have ...
Published: 09 October 2016
The growing practice of New Zealand hospital meals being supplied frozen by overseas-owned companies again raises the question of why the government and Health Ministry are pursuing such a ridiculous agenda, according to Democrats for Social Credit Party (DSC) health spokesman David Tranter.
Published: 05 October 2016
Of all the atrocities in Syria’s five year civil war, the worst is surely the horrendous air strikes on the hapless civilian population of Aleppo.
Published: 03 October 2016
The pursuit of political power at any cost in terms of principles was never more blatantly shown than by some of the statements made by retiring Green Party MP Kevin Hague, according to Democrats for Social Credit Party health spokesman David Tranter.
Published: 15 September 2016
The latest political and bureaucratic failures to act over the desperate situation of patients suffering horrendous consequences of surgical mesh operations gone wrong is again highlighted by government stalling and Medsafe's waffling on National Radio's Nine to Noon programme, (31 August) accordi...
Published: 05 September 2016
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