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Labour says jury's out on supporting TPP

Pattrick Smellie
Tue, 06 Oct 2015

By Pattrick Smellie Oct. 6 (BusinessDesk) - Senior Labour Party politicians are waiting for the detail of the Trans Pacific Partnership trade and investment pact before declaring whether it breaches any of the five "bottom lines" the party says the TPP must meet before deciding whether to maintain the long-standing practice of bi-partisan political support for trade deals. Written statements from acting Labour leader Annette King and finance spokesman Grant Robertson both cited the bottom lines without saying they had been breached. "T...

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