…there is a suspicion among some in the Beehive that Mr Joyce is all press statement.
Even the Prime Minister recently seemed to enjoy repeating a Radio host’s comment that Joyce was the Minister of everything while Bill English did everything.
So it was with some anticipation among MPs that Mr Joyce last Thursday fronted up before the Commerce Committee for its annual interrogation of him on the activities of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
There is something that Steve is good at, and that’s giving away our hard-earned money, mostly to businesses that are already profitable. Where the money is really needed, like the regions, is getting further scrutiny. Read more »