The waka jumping bill, a bill that says that if MPs cross the floor the Party leader can expel any MP from parliament entirely if backed by two thirds of the caucus, is currently in the select committee stage. The bill has been widely opposed from all across the political spectrum, with 41 out of … Continue reading Where is the mandate for the waka-jumping bill?
Last night, a new Colmar Burton poll came out, and boy, was it big. Labour was up to 48% – the highest it’s been in 15 years – and NZ First slipped to 3% – below the 5% threshold to get back into parliament. However, slightly overlooked by most commentators was the Greens fall from … Continue reading Will the Greens dip in the polls affect the waka jumping bill?