Who would ever have thought that the Labour party would be on the same side as Donald Trump.
Well, they are, in announcing they will be going against their own history to vote against the TPP free trade agreement that will give access to millions of new customers to our exporters.
Labour has confirmed that it will vote against the TPP legislation the Government will introduce into Parliament next week.
Finance spokesperson, Grant Robertson, confirmed this to POLITIK last night.
However, the party may vote for some parts of the legislation when the original Omnibus Bill has to be split into parts during the Parliamentary process.
Nevertheless, the symbolism of the party voting against a trade agreement is huge. Read more »