Economy

Opposition backs Robertson, claims credit for idea

Rebecca Howard
Tue, 24 Nov 2020

Rebecca Howard
Tue, 24 Nov 2020
Opposition parties not only backed the government’s call to make the Reserve Bank take house price stability into account when setting monetary policy, but they're claiming credit.“This is something that we obviously agree with, and I think this is an opportunity for New Zealand political parties actually to work together and I’m glad that he’s following our lead to do this,” said National’s shadow Treasurer Andrew Bayly.Earlier today, Finance Minister Grant Robertson said he wrote to central bank governo...

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