Govt considers changes to give Parliament more clout
The Labour-led Government is considering changes which could give Parliament more clout under MMP and force governments to share power. Deputy Prime Minister and New Zealand First leader, Winston Peters, wants to change the seating arrangement in Parliament and has suggested giving select committees more authority, including being able to change elements of the Budget. This could all be considered as part of a review of Parliament to better reflect MMP. For the full story, listen to Insight on Sunday at 8am.