Sue Moroney’s only achievement in parliament is to increase the majority of every National MP she has stood against. It’s called the Moroney Effect.
She is a graceless person and stupid to boot.
Her latest outburst is against ACC changes which see levy rebates for cars with higher safety ratings. ACC is all about safety and so this seems a sensible course of action.
Labour is accusing the Government of rewarding those with “flash” cars at the expense of older and poorer owners, with ACC levies tied to vehicles safety ratings.
The new risk-rating ACC regime, which kicks in next month, means some owners of older cars will pay $158.46 annually – 52 per cent more than the $104.09 they would have paid without the differentiated system
Labour ACC spokeswoman Sue Moroney said more than a million owners would pay more than necessary.
“This penalises, for no proven reason, superannuitants, young people and those on modest incomes. Those with the oldest cars will collectively pay $41 million more in ACC levies, while those who can afford the latest model cars pay $41m less.
ACC Minister Nikki Kaye said the purpose was to improve safety and the regime gave incentives to have safer vehicles. Read more »