E tū endorses Labour/Green Party MOU as “game-changer”

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The Labour Party’s largest union affiliate, E tū has endorsed the commitment of Labour and the Green Party to work together to form a viable alternative coalition government.

E tū Assistant National Secretary, John Ryall said working families were suffering under current government policies, and it was time for a change of direction to address unliveable wage rates, unaffordable housing and increasing barriers to health care.

“Political parties on the centre-left need to focus on a positive message of what they will do in government to change the current situation.

“It is simply a waste of time for these parties to be scoring points off each other, rather than working to develop a progressive platform that can win support from the majority of New Zealanders.”

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He says E tū believes that the move by Labour and the Greens to work together is a “game-changer” and it hopes that it will be accompanied by other parliamentary parties developing their own co-operation arrangements with this group.

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  1. Yes we agree it is best if it be accompanied by other parliamentary parties developing their own co-operation arrangements with this group.

    United we stand – Divided we fall.

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