7 Dec 2017

Briefings to Incoming Ministers

From The Panel, 4:07 pm on 7 December 2017
Parliament buildings

Parliament buildings Photo: RNZ

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has told the Housing Minister that the housing crisis is taking wealth off "younger and less wealthy people" and transferring it to existing landowners, "who are generally richer and older."

Meanwhile the Ministry of Health can't stay out of the news for the wrong reasons and has been criticised heavily for "an enormous vacuum of leadership, not properly managing water suppliers, and failing to prosecute shocking levels of non-compliance."

But what would Bernard Hickey and Dr Ella Henry tell the ministers is needed now?