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ELECTION 2020: Policy priorities of the new government

With the clear election of a Labour majority government, attention now turns to what this government will do.A key difference from the last administration is that it is no longer constrained by New Zealand First.Winston Peters’ small ‘c’ conservativism was a blockage across the policy spectrum from social policy and criminal justice reform through to an antipathy to the trade union movement and action on climate change, and an instinctive desire to protect traditional and smokestack industries.However, it is also significant t...

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