26 May 2017

Focus on Politics for 26 May 2017

From Focus on Politics, 6:38 pm on 26 May 2017

The Finance Minister, Steven Joyce, has delivered his first budget, clearly aimed at helping National win September's election. It includes a lift for lower income families through changes to Working for Families and the accommodation supplement and also includes a rise in some tax thresholds But the package doesn't come into effect until April next year, making it an election year sweetener.