Labour said in January 2011:
Election Will Be A Referendum On Asset Sales – Goff
Mr Goff said Prime Minister John Key had made this year’s election a referendum on whether New Zealanders wanted to see their most important strategic assets sold.
Labour and the Greens are using taxpayer funds to try and relitigate the election result. As the Labour Party Leader said, the 2011 was to be a referendum on asset sales. It was the most debated policy of the campaign with 11 months of campaigning about.
I do look forward to seeing media asking David Shearer if he agrees with his predecessor that the 2011 election was a referendum on asset sales.
Well done Inventory2 for finding this gem at Keeping Stock.Tags: Asset Sales, Labour, Phil Goff, referendum