Labour has not ruled out the Greens tax policy

Audrey Young writes:

Robertson would not say Labour’s tax was a bottom line. He wouldn’t rule anything in or out. He declined to even use such language.

What he said repeatedly was that “a Government” would implement that tax policy.

He did not specifically define what he meant by “a Government” but it was understood to mean a majority Government that did not have to negotiate with anyone else.

It was so well understood that National leader Judith Collins was able to reasonably claim that Robertson had not ruled out negotiating additions to tax in any coalition negotiations with the .

A very perceptive article by Audrey Young.

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