The Panel with Stephen Franks and Bernard Hickey (Part 1)
Topics - Labour's modest (they've been called, no frightening of the horses) tax proposals to start the discussions. Those earning more than $150k would pay an extra 3 cents in the dollar. About two percent of the electorate are affected, but they are the major tax payers, the Taxpayers Union has reminded us. They pay nearly a quarter of all income tax. It's speculated that up to 100 Dunedin City Council cars have disappeared. The DCC has launched an investigation to find out what has happened to all these vehicles that are no longer in its Citi fleet. The Wellington City Council has today gone ahead with scrapping the city's trolley buses.