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Grey Power Welcome Speech From Throne

Published: Wed 22 Dec 1999 09:20 AM
GREY POWER WELCOMES THE SPEECH FROM THE THRONE
GREY POWER SEES IT AS INDICATING THE BEGINNING OF A RETURN TO SOCIAL EQUITY IN NEW ZEALAND.
DEMONSTRATED BY THE THE;
Christmas Cheer given to low paid Kiwis by upping the minimum wage for their children and Grand Children.
The return of State House rentals to 25% of house hold incomes will put money into food and clothes where it is sorely needed
The reinforcement of the Governments commitment “To put superannuation on a sound and fair basis for the long term.” and to restore the level of payment to a relativity with the average wage.
More than anything Grey Power endorses the move to rid the Public Health system of all vestiges of privatisation.
Compensating victims from burglary as well as the horrors of Home invasion is long over due. Steps to bolster the laws in this direction are to be welcomed.
Genetic engineering has become a bit of a worry to our members. labelling modified food” will ease that concern.
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