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National Caucus votes to expel Jami-Lee Ross

Earlier today the National Party Caucus voted unanimously to expel Jami-Lee Ross. This was the strongest possible action the Caucus can take and reflects the seriousness of the issues and...


Fuel tax, low dollar, bad policies hike living costs

Figures today show a falling New Zealand dollar, rising fuel prices and bad Government policies are driving up the cost of living for Kiwi families, National Finance spokesperson Amy Adams...


Statement on National Party Leak Inquiry

Earlier today I received the independent report from PwC on their investigation into the recent leak of the National Party’s travel expenses. The report states that the evidence identified points...


Govt drags its feet on medicinal cannabis

Documents released to National show the Government is years away from enabling increased access to medicinal cannabis despite the potential for it to be available in around 12 months under...


Teacher shortage initiatives need to go further

The Government is not doing enough to resolve the teacher shortage according to even its own numbers while it continues to drag its heels on the longer term strategy which...


Woods again fails to defend the indefensible

Megan Woods has underlined just how indefensible the decision to axe oil and gas exploration is by failing to provide any evidence to back up her claim it will reduce...


PM makes staggering mistake on fuel tax impact

The Prime Minister has got her fuel tax numbers badly wrong, showing she doesn’t even know how much her Government’s additional taxes are costing New Zealanders, National Party Leader Simon...


Hawke’s Bay companies miss out over failure to retender

Revelations that a multitude of issues have been found with the off-shore manufacturing of modular prison units shows a New Zealand based consortium that tendered using Hawke’s Bay companies should...


Petition launched to overturn Govt’s fuel taxes

A petition to repeal the Government’s new fuel taxes and relieve some of the financial pressure being imposed on hard working Kiwi families paying record prices at the pump has...


Speech to Police Association Conference

Thanks for the invitation to speak to you today. It’s been a year since Sir Bill English gave me a call and asked me to be the National Party’s Police...