Wednesday, June 29, 2016


For the past two weeks I've been running a petition campaign against Bill English's cowardly, unconstitutional and undemocratic veto of Sue Moroney's Parental Leave and Employment Protection (Six Months’ Paid Leave and Work Contact Hours) Amendment Bill. On the advice of ActionStation, the petition was submitted by post yesterday when it had only 1275 signatures:

With a supplementary email with the final list following just a few minutes ago.

All up, 1385 people signed it, which is far more than I ever expected. Now, I guess, we get to see whether it works. And if not, well, I have other plans...