Tax justice petition presented at Parliament

Tax justice petition presentation at Parliament, Wellington, 16 August 2011

Representatives of many supporting groups and unions attended the presentation of the Tax Justice petition to take GST off food and introduce a financial transactions tax, at Parliament Buildings in Wellington today.

The petition was received by Labour MP Su’a William Sio, and attended by Green and Mana MPs.

The Tax Justice campaign is a joint initiative of the Alliance Party and Socialist Worker.



Maritime workers offer support to Alliance

Auckland Local 13 Maritime Union meeting
Alliance national spokesperson Victor Billot (right) and Auckland Central candidate Sarita Divis address Auckland maritime workers at their 11 August stopwork meeting. Auckland waterfront workers and seafarers voted donations towards the Alliance’s worker-friendly campaign for the 2008 election.
Similar support has been offered from Wellington Seafarers and Port Chalmers workers.