Here he is again, harping on about so called broken election promises.
Trouble is, it's an election promise National never made. It's one Labour has invented.
Goff is trying to somehow conflate the real election promise which was 'no asset sales in the first term' into something like 'no competition for ACC in the first term.' No wonder people just are not listening to Labour. They are flat out liars.
This sort of nuancing might go down well in university staff rooms and student union meetings but real people recognise bullshit when they see it. One thing is for sure, as far as election promise goes, Labour has none.
For all to see, here is the real election promise, made by National.
From an August 2008 issue of NBR:-
The main points of the policy are:
* Investigate opening the Work Account to competition;
* Conduct a full stock-take of the various components of the ACC scheme, evaluate progress to full funding and identify areas of cross-subsidy or cost-shifting and underfunding of newly legislated entitlements; and
* Investigate the introduction of an independent disputes tribunal to end ACC's dual role of judge and jury on disputed claims.Nowhere is there even the remotest possible inference that there might be a hint of selling off ACC.