Posts Tagged ‘Select Committee’

Wellington priest makes private submission to GCSB select committtee

Friday, July 5th, 2013

A Wellington priest has made a submission to the Select Committee considering the the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) and Related Legislation Amendment Bill. Monsignor Gerard Burns said his deepest concern about this bill is that it shakes the relationship of trust between the State and the citizens of Aotearoa New Zealand. “Because a healthy society Read more

Children endangered by speed of welfare reform

Friday, April 20th, 2012

Children are being endangered by the speed of welfare reform – just as children are put at risk by excessive speed on our roads. In a written submission Caritas says the speed of consideration was unreasonable and unrealistic.  Only 11 working days were provided between the first reading of the Social Security (Youth Support and Work Read more