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Nicola Willis

Prior to the election, Nicola Willis, rightly called out the previous Labour Government for its excessive and wasteful public spending. Under Grant Robertson’s watch, public spending increased by 80% from 2017 with little or no improvement of public services like health and education.

Now, as Minister of Finance, Ms Willis is barely trimming the sides. Despite inheriting an enormous deficit and ticking time bomb Ms Willis is asking just some government departments to cut a measly 6.5 to 7.5%. She's tasked the CEOs – they very people who presided over these bureaucratic blowouts – to suggest where these savings could be made.

We say Ms Willis needs to go further and faster and cut the bloated bureaucracy back to down size to stop New Zealand's government debt continuing to blow out of the control.

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