Richard Miller

National was a vote for good economic times but a vote for Labour-Greens was risking bad times

Some things in what passes as our media are set in stone despite the majority of the population thinking it’s rubbish and the latest Westpac survey should be another smack around the chops for Labour and something our fourth estate should be aware of.

Consumers voted with their wallets at the weekend.

National was a vote for good economic times but a vote for Labour-Greens was risking bad times, according to a bank survey.

The latest Westpac McDermott Miller survey of consumer confidence shows 46 per cent expected good times for the next three years under a National government.

But under a Labour-Greens government just 14 per cent would have expected good times ahead, while 40 per cent would have expected bad times.

“The stark contrast in expectations of good economic times over the next three years under the two putative governments must have been a major factor underlying the return of a National-led government,” McDermott Miller managing director Richard Miller said. ? Read more »

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