Tag: Labour Leadership Election 2013

Labour Leadership “Virtual Hustings” Questions – Full List

Press Release – Labour Leadership Election 2013 Labour Leadership Virtual Hustings Meeting Questions Full List submitted by members – Sept 3rd to Sept 10th 2013 published 14 Sept, 2013 Labour Leadership Virtual Hustings Meeting Questions – Full List submitted by members – Sept 3rd to Sept 10th 2013 published 14 Sept, 2013 The questions below were submitted by New Zealand Labour Party members for the “Virtual Hustings Meeting” held by the party from September 10th to 14th 2013 and organised by Scoop Amplifier. 14 of these questions were selected and provided to candidates to answer with a 200 word limit. The Questions and Answers were then posted on the Scoop.co.nz and Red Alert ( blog.labour.org.nz ) websites. As this is published a discussion is taking place on the Red Alert site about the answers. The questions and answers can be viewed at the links below: 1. Environment : What are your views on a clean green NZ? 2. Poverty : How would you ensure no one needs to live in poverty? 3. TPPA : Will you make the TPPA process transparent? 4. Equal pay : What would you do about gender pay discrimination? 5. Peoples : How would bring Maori & Pakeha into a multi-ethnic future? 6. Justice : What is your view of the New Zealand justice system? 7. Disability Issues : Would you create a Ministry for...

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TPPA : Will you make the TPPA process transparent?

Opinion – Labour Leadership Election 2013 Question : What are your views on the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement? Will you make the TPPA process transparent? 14 Questions for 2014 Virtual Hustings Meeting – Question 3 TPPA : Will you make the TPPA process transparent? Join in the discussion of this post at Red Alert Explanatory Note: From September 10th to 14th 2013 as part of the official selection process for a new leader the New Zealand Labour Party is holding a “Virtual Hustings Meeting” hosted by Red Alert and organised by Scoop Amplifier. Over the past 7 days questions were solicited from eligible voters in the election. The questions and answers are now being posted as a set of 14 posts at the Red Alert Labour Party Blog starting yesterday (Tuesday 10th September), till Friday 13th September. At Red Alert all-comers are welcome to discuss the answers in the comment section of the blog. The candidates are expected to participate in these discussions at times over the five days till Saturday 14th September. ****** Question : What are your views on the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement? Will you make the TPPA process transparent? Submitted by : Cushla Dillon, Auckland Join in the discussion of this post at Red Alert ******* LABOUR LEADERSHIP CANDIDATES’ ANSWERS Answer from Grant Robertson The TPPA is more than a normal trade agreement and needs...

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