Iain Lees-Galloway

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Name: Iain Lees-Galloway
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 2 reports

Government faces ACC levies criticism

accused of over-charging on ACC levies just so it can meet its surplus target in this year's Budget.The allegation's being made by Labour MP Iain Lees-Galloway based on a cabinet paper prepared by ACC Minister Judith Collins.It says reductions to ACC ... [Published Newstalk ZB - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Legal high bylaw for Auckland

Updated 2 minutes agoFrom the end of next month, people will no longer be able to use legal highs in any public place in Auckland.The bylaw will make it illegal to use the drugs in a public place in the city, even if bought from a licensed shop. It will ... [Published Radio New Zealand - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Legal high ban worthy of wider pick-up - Lees-Galloway (Fuseworks)

Auckland Council’s ban on using legal highs in a public place is an excellent idea that should be replicated around New Zealand, says Labour’s Associate Health Spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway."Auckland Council has implemented a by-law banning the use ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Complaint avenue open for ACC info (NZ Newswire)

, 2:04 amIf ACC has been inappropriately collecting, using or disclosing a claimant's information, people have a right to complain about it, Privacy Commissioner John Edwards says.In a decision earlier this week, Judge Grant Powell said ACC's 167 consent ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Collins 'must admit misleading Parliament' (Fuseworks)

, 2:44 pmACC Minister Judith Collins must front up and admit she has misled Parliament over ACC’s policy to stop paying compensation to clients who refused to fill in its privacy form, Labour’s ACC spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway says."Judith Collins ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Questions For Oral Answer April 16

1. Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE to the Prime Minister: Does he have confidence in the Hon Judith Collins and her handling of her relationship with Oravida Ltd?2. JAMI-LEE ROSS to the Minister of Finance: What are likely to be the main pressures on interest rates ... [Published Scoop - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Questions For Oral Answer April 15

1. DAVID BENNETT to the Minister of Finance: How will the Budget next month help to lock in the benefits of sustainable economic growth to support more jobs and higher incomes for New Zealanders?2. Hon DAVID PARKER to the Prime Minister: Does he have ... [Published Scoop - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 5 reports

Two weeks too long to fix ACC form: Labour

Two weeks is too long for ACC to fix the privacy waiver form a district court judge has ruled goes beyond the bounds of the law, Labour says.In his decision on Monday, Judge Grant Powell said ACC's 167 consent form was too broad in giving ACC permission ... [Published MSN New Zealand - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

ACC could be forced to destroy files

ACC could be forced to destroy information it has gathered illegally under its controversial 167 blanket privacy waiver, ACC Minister Judith Collins says.ACC was yesterday given a judicial kicking for demanding clients sign the catch-all privacy waiver ... [Published Timaru Herald - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

ACC forms 'no big privacy breach'

"I think the other piece that's very important here is that we recognise the judge ruled the form was too broad in the way that it is written," he said on Morning Report.But he denied the information was a "blank cheque"."I don't think it is a blank cheque, ... [Published Dominion Post - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Bungled law behind public backlash over legal highs

The public backlash against the Government’s attempt to regulate legal highs was inevitable after it bungled the implementation of the Psychoactive Substances Act, Labour’s Associate Health spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway says.“One of the biggest oversights ... [Published Scoop - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Protesters fear impact of TPP agreement

The overriding message from Palmerston North protesters against the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement is to vote in a new government.But a Green Party candidate says people cannot trust the Labour Party, its potential coalition partner, ... [Published Manawatu Standard - Mar 31 2014]

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"judith collins is skating on thin ice. surely the prime minister’s final warning has finally run its course" Iain Lees-Galloway says

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Government faces ACC levies criticism [Published Newstalk ZB - Apr 21 2014]
Kiwis still paying too much for ACC [Published New Zealand Labour - Apr 21 2014]
Legal high bylaw for Auckland [Published Radio New Zealand - Apr 20 2014]
Legal high ban worthy of wider pick-up - Lees-G... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 17 2014]
Complaint avenue open for ACC info (NZ Newswire) [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Apr 16 2014]
Collins 'must admit misleading Parliament' (Fus... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Apr 16 2014]
Collins questioned again over ACC forms (NZ New... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 16 2014]
Questions For Oral Answer April 16 [Published Scoop - Apr 16 2014]
ACC will pay out [Published Taranaki Daily News - Apr 15 2014]
Questions and Answers - April 15 [Published Scoop - Apr 15 2014]
ACC could be forced to destroy files [Published Timaru Herald - Apr 15 2014]
Two weeks too long to fix ACC form: Labour [Published MSN New Zealand - Apr 15 2014]
ACC forms 'no big privacy breach' [Published Dominion Post - Apr 15 2014]
Questions For Oral Answer April 15 [Published Scoop - Apr 15 2014]
ACC to change form, but keep data [Published 3 News - Apr 14 2014]
ACC privacy fallout hits thousands (NZ Newswire) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 14 2014]
Labour demands details of ACC scandal (NZ News... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 14 2014]
Judith Collins has to fess up on ACC blunder [Published Scoop - Apr 14 2014]
ACC embroiled in another privacy scandal [Published MSN New Zealand - Apr 14 2014]
Emotions run high on legal high law [Published Manawatu Standard - Apr 07 2014]
Labour promises tougfher riles on legal highs (... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 05 2014]
Bungled law behind public backlash over legal h... [Published Scoop - Apr 05 2014]
Labour MPs hit trail with Best Start [Published Manawatu Standard - Apr 02 2014]
Protesters fear impact of TPP agreement [Published Manawatu Standard - Mar 31 2014]
Submitters call for legal-high ban [Published Manawatu Standard - Mar 28 2014]
Families demand scrapping of legal-high laws [Published New Zealand Herald - Mar 21 2014]
Legal highs in the spotlight at Auckland hui [Published 3 News - Mar 21 2014]
Audiologists suffering after funding announceme... [Published stuff.co.nz - Mar 19 2014]
Hearing aid move 'mishandled' [Published The Press NZ - Mar 19 2014]
Today in politics: Wednesday, March 19 [Published The Press NZ - Mar 18 2014]
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New Zealand needs a long-term injury prevention... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Jan 16 2014]
The Injury Prevention Network supports Labour MP Iain Lees-Galloway call for more focus on long-term strategies to reduce the burden of fatal and non-fatal injury in New Zealand. The Network’s General Manager, Justine Ropata, says “Fatal and ... ...
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