No sound reason for scrapping Public-Private Partnerships

Simeon Brown Wellington, July 13, 2018 A recently released Cabinet Paper shows that the Government is going ahead with axing Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) for building and maintaining schools, but the reasons for doing so simply don’t stack up. PPPs are an effective way of building long-lasting school buildings quickly and removing the burden of school property management from teachers and…

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Simon Bridges against banning Canadian activists

Venkat Raman (Indian Newslink) Auckland, July 13, 2018 National Party Leader Simon Bridges has taken a ‘fencing position,’ in stating that while ‘he himself may have banned (if he was in government) the hate speeches of Canadian activists Laruen Southern and Stefan Molyneux,’ he would not ‘ban freedom of speech.’ Speaking to the members and supporters of his Party at…

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