Tom Frewen: Today In Parliament 17.11.09

Published: Tue 17 Nov 2009 04:34 PM
Tom Frewen: Today In Parliament 17.11.09
Tom Frewen: Parliament resumes after a fortnight's adjournment, welcomes David Clendon as Sue Bradford's replacement for the Greens, congratulates the All Whites on beating Bahrain, and gets into a shouting match over the cost of the emissions trading scheme with the Prime Minister rubbishing the Treasury for their estimate of a hundred and ten billion dollars. Nick Smith dismisses Treasury's figures as "fantasyland" while defending rises in ACC levies on motorbikes as thousands join a big bikoi on Parliament.
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