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Govt 'freezing out' business: Luxon

Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 02 May 2022

Govt 'freezing out' business: Luxon
Luxonomics - less government, more enterprise. (Image: Getty)
Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 02 May 2022
The Labour government is “freezing out” the business community and “trying to do it all on its own” to grow the economy, but only knows how to spend more money, says National party leader Christopher Luxon.“The government’s role is to enable, not centralise,” he said, in a speech billed as setting out his approach to economic policy, although no new policy was offered.Luxon doubled down on National’s support for higher levels of skilled migration, faster decisions on infrastructure investment, a c...

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