Tuesday, May 21

Author: Bryce Edwards

Lobbyists helping and influencing the new National government
Politics

Lobbyists helping and influencing the new National government

“One of New Zealand’s top lobbyists is reported today to be helping select the National Government’s Beehive staff. Wayne Eagleson is a partner at lobbying firm Thompson Lewis, and has been called into the Beehive to help with the recruitment of top staff who will be running the new government.” – Bryce Edwards

New Zealand needs a more working-class Parliament
Politics

New Zealand needs a more working-class Parliament

“Perhaps, therefore, it’s time for the New Zealand Parliament to get an injection of working-class politics. National and the other conservative parties will always bring businesspeople into Parliament, and now we are seeing them return to their traditional constituency with more farmers too.” – Bryce Edwards