Stopping Benefit Payments Bill Progresses

by Desk Editor on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 — 10:09 PM

Mark Mitchell’s Social Security (Stopping Benefit Payments for Offenders who Repeatedly Fail to Comply with Community Sentences) Amendment Bill has passed first reading and been referred to the Social Services Committee.

Ayes 61 (National 59, ACT 1, United Future 1)

Noes 60 (Labour 32, Greens 14, NZ First 12, Maori Party 2)

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