Labour the party of centralised bureaucracy?

Bryce Edward’s Democracy Project blog has this week a post by Camryn Brown implying the above. It’s not clear who Camryn Brown is and what ideological cant they follow, but there is is a lot of form to it with the present Labour government although it’s not always like this with Labour. The Clark administration… Continue reading Labour the party of centralised bureaucracy?

3 Waters Debacle reflects failed past local governance organisation

The Labour government has, with considerable merit, proposed a reorganisation of the local government management of water, along with a general review of LG functions. Few councils in the last 30 years with the exception of Auckland have done a good job of managing 3 Waters infrastructure. The problem is that in creating larger councils… Continue reading 3 Waters Debacle reflects failed past local governance organisation

Labour Health Sector Restructuring Credulity [3]

OK. So waiting to write this last part has been good. Sitting back, gathering more information and watching the government make itself look weak and incompetent hasn’t been such a bad idea at all. Whilst we aren’t affiliated with any particular political cause, we draw strength from the knowledge that the Government has become disconnected… Continue reading Labour Health Sector Restructuring Credulity [3]