In the election the Labour party presented us with a concept for lowering power prices…removing competition from the market, and having state control.
It was an idiot idea, from the party of idiots. All around the world the plan has shown to be a complete failure, yet Labour ran with policy on the heroic assumption that they could command the economy to lower prices by removing competition.
Then in today’s Herald we have another Labour idiot mouthing off about another industry, but his solution is to increase competition, in stark contrast to their power policy.
Labour’s housing spokesman Phil Twyford has raised concerns about anti-competitive building industry practices after the world’s second biggest wallboard maker said it was reviewing its structure in New Zealand.
Twyford is concerned about German-headquartered Knauf Plasterboard after it said its operation here was being examined. “A review of the Knauf Plasterboard New Zealand structure is currently under consultation,” Knauf said yesterday. Read more »