Monday, February 24, 2020

Broken Promises

Green Investment Fund

“The agreement between Labour and the Green Party also provides for up to $1 billion of new investment to be stimulated in low carbon industries by 2020, kick-started by a government-backed Green Investment Fund of $100...

Gender Pay Gap

“It will eliminate the gender pay gap within the core public sector and encourage the private sector to do the same.” Failed to deliver. Pay equity legislation stalled. Govt blocked National...

Free Doctors Visits

“Free doctor visits will be extended to everyone under 14, with teen health checks for all Year 9 students.” Failed to deliver. A lovely sentiment, but not delivered. This was...

Electric Vehicles

“This ambitious plan to take real action on climate change will involve all New Zealanders. This government will act as a role model, showing leadership by requiring State-owned enterprises and other government organisations to pursue low-carbon...

Early Childhood Education

“It (the Government) will grow the number of early childhood centres, and fund them to employ qualified and registered teachers.” Failed to deliver.

Apprenticeships

“This work will begin immediately, as part of this government’s 100 Day Plan. To boost the workforce, employers will be financially supported to train 4000 young people as apprentices, including on-the-job construction training.”

Aged Care

"David Clark, the Minister of Health, made a commitment prior to the election in a speech he gave in Christchurch that the first Budget of a Labour-led Government would see the appointment of an Aged Care...