The coalition’s policy patchwork

The coalition’s policy patchwork
NZ First and Act have extracted wins, but National are getting big ones too. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Dileepa Fonseka
When it comes to the coalition agreement, the devil isn’t so much in the detail, as the bold sweeping statements. NZ First and Act are committed to the policies on National’s pledge card, its tax plan, its 100-day plan and its 100-point economic plan.So, while the coalition agreements between Act, NZ First and National are more detailed than you might expect, if you get too bogged down in what is in the text, you might miss the fact that anywhere there is a policy gap, National's policies will swoop in and fill it.This mean...

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