. . . Most of all they should embrace the modern age and recognise that social and economic salvation and uplifting the underclass does not simplistically lie in ever increasing taxes on the industrious and thrifty and their transfer to the indolent. There’s nothing positive or progressive about that. . .
Throwing money at problems didn’t work when Labour was last in government.
National’s policy of careful targeting of help at those in most need and where it will do most good is working.