max
°
min
°
Location:
COLOR-Waatea logo 2016-final

On Air Now
Radio Waatea

08:00pm - 10:00pm
Ed Sheeran

National promises to gut worker rights and tenant rights if elected
Photo: Getty Images.

Share to Email
Share to RSS
Share to Print

Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: It's an interesting tactic, but the National Party of New Zealand clearly believe that renters and workers won't bother voting in the 2020 election because they are promising that if National become the Government they will remove renter rights and scrap any plan to raise the minimum wage.

Last week Simon Bridges told New Zealanders that if elected, National will scrap the Healthy Homes standards that are forcing Landlords to make their rentals warm and National are promising to reverse rules that stop Landlords using tax loopholes.

The combination of both changes would help speculative Landlords while making rental houses colder and damper for tenants.

On top of this, National are considering to stop the minimum wage from rising to $20 per hour to help pay for those rental properties.

By promising to punish workers and renters, National are clearly showing who they want to support post-election and it's not the poorer parts of the electorate.

National has always been accused of being the Party for Farmers, Bankers and property speculators, these two policy announcements last week suggest that accusation is completely legitimate.

Martyn Bradbury

Editor - TheDailyBlog.nz

twitter.com/CitizenBomber

Copyright © 2020, UMA Broadcasting Ltd: www.waateanews.com

Korihi Dates

flu cmdhb apr 2020

TRM Classes
NLC - One More Try - (feat Stanley T) [Official Video]
National MP Louise Upston right to blast Minister Sepuloni for welfare bigotry
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: National Party Welfare spokesperson Louise Upston attacked Welfare Minister Carmel Sepuloni on Newshub over the weekend for the two-tier welfare system Labour have adopted as a response to the pandemic.
Latest Poll
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: Last nights latest TVNZ poll is starting to feel like the last nail in National's coffin.
Why Shane Jones is NZ First's only chance to return to Parliament
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: Many political writers and commentators have destroyed their careers on the rocks of writing NZ First off.
0
TMP2
           

Submit

Glossary

 

Subscribe

Enter your email address to receive regular updates from Waatea News.
  • fb

On Air Now
Radio Waatea

08:00pm - 10:00pm