Wednesday, 22 October 2008
Kiwis will leave NZ for Oz until the economy is fixed
“The avalanche of people leaving New Zealand to go to Australia over the past year will be seen as a trickle if we don’t put our house in order”, said Sir Roger Douglas.
Monday, 20 October 2008
Major Party economic policies risk driving New Zealand into a recession
If Labour or National implement their election manifestoes,the 15% GST tax rate and the 45% personal top tax rate suggested as inevitable by tax expert, John Shewan, will be the least of our troubles said Sir Roger Douglas
Wednesday, 8 October 2008
Crisis Is An Opportunity
ACT New Zealand Finance Spokesman Sir Roger Douglas today accused Labour and National of fiddling while the economy burns, and said the country urgently needs quality decisions in the interest of every New Zealander - not the two old Parties frantically chasing votes.
Wednesday, 17 September 2008
Do Your Job And Stop Playing Politics, Dr Cullen
With the global financial market - including the share market - in turmoil, Finance Minister Dr Michael Cullen should be worrying more about the economy and less about trying to score political points against National Leader John Key, ACT Founder and Hunua Candidate the Hon Sir Roger Douglas said today.
Tuesday, 16 September 2008
Govt Expenditure Costs Kiwis Extra $230 A Week
Political Parties' promises to reduce tax should be taken with a grain of salt unless supported by that Party's expenditure programme, ACT New Zealand Founder and Hunua Candidate the Hon Sir Roger Douglas said today.
Wednesday, 21 May 2008
Both Labour And National Wasting Kiwis' Money
ACT founder and candidate the Hon Sir Roger Douglas today slammed Labour for effectively promising to increase government expenditure to the tune of more than $4 billion, as highlighted in yesterday’s media reports.
Wednesday, 30 April 2008
Time to start growing the economic cake
New Zealanders’ preoccupation with how to divide up the current economic cake – rather than on how to grow it – is one of the major reasons why we have done so poorly in terms of productivity over recent years, ACT founder and candidate Sir Roger Douglas said today.
Monday, 21 April 2008
Mad Policies Driving New Zealanders Offshore
New Zealand residents will continue to leave our shores for Australia and elsewhere as long as the Labour-led Government's current mad policies are in place, ACT founder and candidate the Hon Sir Roger Douglas said today.