20 Jul 2021

ACT's gang policy 'absurd' - Denis O'Reilly

From Checkpoint, 5:39 pm on 20 July 2021

The ACT Party is being accused of dog whistle politics and separatism with its latest policies aimed at reducing gang-related crime.

The party released its law and order policy document in Wellington today.

The polices include placing injunctions on gang members and stopping their welfare payments being used for alcohol, tobacco and gambling, by electronically monitoring spending.

Here's political reporter Charlie Dreaver.