Alliance Party Conference opens in Christchurch – open session on global economic crisis from Jim Flynn

The Alliance Party has opened in Christchurch this morning. The conference is at the Canterbury WEA Rooms at 59 Gloucester Street.

A public session will be held at 3pm, Saturday 17 October at the above venue, where Alliance Party finance and tax spokesperson Professor Jim Flynn will speak on the international economic recession.
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National Drunk in Charge of Economy

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Alliance Party Economic Development spokesperson Quentin Findlay says the National led Government’s approach to the economy was like a drunk stumbling home after a party.

“Unsure of which way to go and what to do, the Government is veering every which way before it collapses in a heap.”

Mr Findlay says a recent survey shows worker’s confidence was slumping as the recession began to bite.

He says the Government is ill-equipped to deal with the crisis. Continue reading