Banks and Hone? ¬†How does that possibly link together?
Commentators say that John Banks never fitted ACT. We would say that John‚Äôs time as an ACT MP has not been happy for him, but he has been very loyal to the party.
John‚Äôs achievements have been remarkable -partnership schools are an astonishing success.
Pupils from deprived backgrounds, who the state schools were failing, are achieving wonderful NCEA results.
Labour and the Greens, and their funders the teacher‚Äôs unions, hate partnership schools because they can no longer impose arcane teaching and employment rules in the new schools.
The children attending the new partnership schools know that they and their families owe a lot to John for their chance to succeed.
John can watch with pride as the partnership school community expands each year.
As Minister of Small Business, John worked tirelessly to cut red tape, the bane of every New Zealand entrepreneur. And even his enemies concede, John was a good constituency MP.
John Banks never cut corners and worked very hard. ¬† Read more »