The thin veneer of democracy which DHB boards have put on the running of health services since 2001 is again exposed by the government's sacking of the Southern District Health board, according to DSC health spokesman David Tranter.
A Toronto surgeon's work on an operating theatre equivalent of the black boxes used in aircraft has great significance for New Zealand patients being hamstrung by the ludicrously long delays in HDC investigations of complaints made to him where serious damage has been caused by incompetent surger...
Rather than fiddling with the country’s one serious savings scheme, or pissing off overseas travellers with a nonsense exit and entry levy, the government should have made major cuts to a special class of welfare payments, according to Democrats for Social Credit Deputy Leader and Finance Spokespe...
Democrats for Social Credit Deputy Leader and Regional Development Spokesperson Chris Leitch, has labeled the Prime Minister’s announcement of a capital gains tax on property speculation “minor window-dressing”.
Democrats for Social Credit finance spokesperson Chris Leitch has attacked this week’s government announcement of $98 million for elective surgery as “a pittance”.
In her address to a local meeting today, DSC leader Stephnie de Ruyter urged Christchurch ratepayers to fight to retain full ownership of strategic infrastructure assets by lobbying the government for a more creative solution.
DSC leader Stephnie de Ruyter today hailed the report ‘Monetary Reform - a better monetary system for Iceland’ as being a triumph of good sense over corporate finance greed.
It’s time the Reserve Bank’s deputy governor put away his sledgehammer. A capital gains tax would have no immediate effect in an over-heated Auckland market but would thump New Zealand’s regional economies, said DSC leader Stephnie de Ruyter.
Interminable delays and evasive tactics by health authorities when patients and/or their families try to have serious cases of failed hospital treatment properly investigated demand a comprehensive enquiry by appropriately qualified, independent experts, according to DSC health spokesman David Tra...
Democrats for Social Credit Deputy Leader, and Whangarei Candidate, Chris Leitch, has labeled the local MP’s advice to the Pipiwai Road Action group “a disgrace”.