David Shearer’s first venture into new policy has turned almost immediately pear-shaped.
For those that missed it, the Labour Leader used his first appearance of the year on telly yesterday to launch a Private Members Bill that would ban farm sales to foreigners.
Laying aside for now that a Private Members Bill actually has to be drawn to be debated, Mike Hosking asked Mr Invisible what would happen if the benefits of foreign ownership did not materialise.
Labour would confiscate the land. This Bill is quite clearly a shallow stunt – aimed at trying to steal a few of Winston’s supporters.
Here’s the clip where he confirms Labour’s new land confiscation policy.