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National to put victims at the centre of Justice

National is reviewing whether you should do additional time if you carry out multiple crimes, National’s Justice spokesperson Mark Mitchell says. “National believes victims should be at the heart of...


National is the Party of law and order

National has today released the seventh in our series of Discussion Documents. The law and order document has a range of proposals to put victims at the heart of the...


Speech: Law and Order Discussion Document Launch

Good morning, I’d like to welcome you all here today for the launch of this document, as someone who, as a Crown Prosecutor, has worked closely with the victims of...


Greenpeace protest unproductive and ill-informed

Greenpeace’s unlawful protest on the Skandi Atlantic in Timaru is misguided and misleading, National’s Energy and Resources spokesperson Jonathan Young says. “The drilling being undertaken by the vessel is not...


Petition to build four-lane Horowhenua expressway

The National Party is today launching a petition calling on the Government to reverse its decision to cancel the four-lane expressway between Ōtaki and Levin, National’s Transport spokesperson Chris Bishop...


Government failing to deliver on the economy

The economy looks set to continue to slow with yet another downgrade to New Zealand’s growth projections, National’s Finance spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says. “ASB Chief Economist Nick Tuffley is now...


National proposes work or training for all prisoners

The National Party is proposing compulsory education, training or employment for prisoners who are serving sentences of two years or more, Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges says. “Working prisons...


Government putting criminals before victims

This soft on crime Government is more focused on giving rights back to criminals than protecting victims, Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges says. “By giving voting rights to criminals...


NZQA exam questions portray unbalanced view of farming

NZQA needs to front up to concern that has been created by questions in their exams painting a one-sided picture of New Zealand’s farmers, National’s Agriculture spokesperson Todd Muller says....


They’re prisoners, not clients Kelvin

This Government has taken its soft on crime approach to a new level, now refusing to call people in prison prisoners, National’s Corrections spokesperson David Bennett says. “In an absurd...