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.
Medsafe's refusal to establish a registry of problems arising from the use of surgical mesh raises serious questions over Medsafe's role in the health sector, according to Democrats for Social Credit Party (DSC) health spokesman David Tranter.