The National Party's Denise Lee joins Laura Kvigstad for their final chat on the wire. This week they discuss the caucus reshuffle, government recent freshwater legislation and Paul Goldsmiths' recent comments that money spent on benefits will increase. Denise and Laura then go into a chat on whether the National party believes that someone who is on the benefit deserves to live a life of dignity.
The National Party's Denise Lee joins Laura Kvigstad for their weekly chat. This week she fills us in on what the budget means in a National Party perspective and how she would have liked to see the budget modeled in a transformative way.
The National Party's Denise Lee joins Laura Kvigstad for their weekly chat. This week they discuss the UMR polling that had the National Party sitting at 29 percent. After that, Denise tells us in about the National Party's initial economic response ideas to covid 19 that were announced this week. Finally, they touch on the Alert Level 2 guidelines that were recently announced and why we need more detail from government on what this level looks like.
Denise Lee joins Laura Kvigstad for their weekly chat, this week they discuss National's calls for more funding to be put into vaccine research and the recent tax refund scheme that will see money placed back into the hands of small business owners. Denise tells us what more she wants to see don't to help small business.
This week, Simon Bridges became the subject for criticism after he voiced his concerns around the extension of level four, and two weeks in level three. He criticised the government for not doing enough groundwork to progress out of level four sooner, insinuating the government was wasting New Zealanders time. The National Party’s Denise Lee joined Laura Kvigstad, stressing that contact tracing needs to be occurring at a quicker rate echoing Bridges position that there was more the government needed to do. They then later discussed why small businesses are being called the sacrificial lamb under covid 19, answering Laura's questions as to whether the pressures for economic freedom from National are putting New Zealand's covid 19 health outcomes to chance.
The National Party's Denise Lee joins Laura Kvigstad for their weekly chat. This week they discuss the National Party’s calls for leaving alert level 4 when the 4 weeks is up. After that, they chat about prisoner voting rights and the bill that is currently going through parliament. Finally, they finish off by discussing an art competition for kids that Denise is running in her community.
The National Party's Denise Lee joins Laura Kvigstad for their weekly chat. This week they discuss the conversations being had around the reopening of butchers, dairies and veggie shops. Then they have a chat about governments' lastest lending scheme to keep businesses afloat.
National’s Denise Lee joins Laura Kvigstad for their weekly chat. This week they discuss Denise's volunteer database, where people in her community are delivering goods to those who may not have internet access and the ability to get online deliveries. Then they chat about the potential for a grand coalition amongst these unprecedented times and many questions about what the world of politics may look like over this year. Lastly, they discuss the protections put in place for renters and some of the concerns that renters may have amongst these uncertain times.
Denise Lee joins Laura Kvigstad to discuss the recent criticism Simon Bridges has received for his handling of issues related to covid 19. After that, they chat about why National is calling for better transparency on the criteria for school closures. Finally, they chat about National's calls for biotech in the attempts to make Aotearoa predator-free.
The National Party's Denise Lee joins us for our weekly chat...
This week Denise joins Laura Kvigstad to discuss Simon Bridges plans to cut the red tape, deregulating industries in order to stimulate the economy. Then they chat about the pay equity amendment bill and why it's stalled on it's second reading. Finally, they chat about National advocating for coalition government to stall the minimum wage increase set to begin on April 1st, 2020.