Labour moving on from BERL to cost election policies

Labour moving on from BERL to cost election policies
Pattrick Smellie
The Labour Party is again promising to cost its full policy programme, but will apparently not be using BERL, the Wellington economic agency that has performed that task for the party prior to other recent elections.Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the party had yet to decide who would do the costings, which she announced along with a commitment to make all Labour social media election campaign advertisements subject to Facebook's voluntary advertising transparency rules.The move is a dig at the National Party's regular use of negative social...

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