David Shearer supports drilling for resources…the only problem is he can’t guarantee any position on this because as Labour sinks in the polls the made green taliban nutters are rising and they will get a say in what really happens if they are in government.
Deep sea drilling would continue under a Labour Government, but with more safety regulations in case it goes “very very wrong”, Labour’s energy and resources spokesman David Shearer said this morning.
Mr Shearer appeared on¬†The Nation¬†this morning to talk about Labour’s oil drilling policy.
“We support oil drilling [and] we have done in the past, there’s no major change there,” he said.
“What we want to see is a regime very much like in Norway where there is good processes of approval, there’s tight regulations … a regime for making sure that money is used well, and at the same time making sure our transition to renewable [energy] goes [ahead].”
Yeah, all good except for the Greens.¬† Read more »