Nats pledge to rein in regulatory costs

By Paul McBeth | Mon, 09 Mar 2020


The National Party has promised to clamp down on the cost of resource consents, health and safety law, and the anti-money laundering regime as it pitches itself as a stronger economic manager than the current government.Leader Simon Bridges today released the party’s plan to reduce economic regulation and said there would be further announcements on tax relief, infrastructure, small business and families. The general election will be on Sept. 20.The first tranche of National's economic plan may get crowded out by the government's response to th...