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ENG: Simon William "Bill" English (born 1961) is the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and Minister of Infrastructure of New Zealand. Political career English entered parliament in 1990 as a National party MP representing the Wallace electorate. In 1999 English served as Minister of Finance for a brief period until National, under the leadership of Jenny Shipley at the time, lost the election later that year. In October 2001 he replaced Shipley as the leader of the National Party, but after a disastrous result in the 2002 election he was replaced as the leader by Don Brash in October 2003. After Don Brash's resignation in November 2006 he became deputy leader of the party under John Key, becoming the Deputy Prime Minister after a November 2008 election victory. English ...
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Be flexible with earthquake victims, English tells IRD,banks


Finance Minister Bill English has asked banks and the Inland Revenue Department to be flexible to help businesses stay afloat and still be able to pay wages in the aftermath of the Canterbury earthquake.But he said employers will have to make their own decisions and some people might lose their jobs."Some of them will be in a sound enough position that they can expect to continue to pay [wages]. Some will have to make pretty quick decisions so employees have certainty either that they're employed or they're not."The great uncertainty is just how long it's going to take for these ...


English predicts hit to economy, then a rebound


Finance Minister Bill English is predicting that the economy will take a hit over the next two or three months because of the Christchurch earthquake, but that there will then be a rebound. The Treasury has calculated that the quake could cost $4 billion - double the figure first suggested by the Earthquake Commission. Mr English says the good news is that much of the cost is insured and there is money in Earthquake Commission and insurer reserves to get going right away. The cost to the Government is manageable, he says, if the Crown keeps its accounts under control. He says the important ...


SCF shareholders say Bill English out of line


Allan Hubbard says he is still too distressed to talk about what has happened to South Canterbury Finance, after giving a lifetime of service to the company.But plenty of people in Timaru are talking, and tvnz.co.nz's message board has been flooded with comment. Some are saying finance minister Bill English is out of line, in telling investors they should be thankful to the taxpayers. Hubbard and his wife were seen driving from the SCF offices today, an indication they are still working, despite the company being in receivership. ... There's less sympathy for Finance Minister Bill English's ...


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Prime Minister’s Statement to Parliament
Bill English | Prime Minister Honourable Members. The National-led Government’s busy and ambitious policy agenda and legislative programme in 2017 will continue to back New Zealanders to succeed. This is a Government focused on delivering more opportunities for people to get ahead. It is a Government that backs New Zealanders who take risks to create new jobs and new businesses. It backs New Zealanders who work hard so they can raise their families. And it backs New Zealanders who need the Government’s support to improve their lives. ...read more
Extra police to make communities safer
Bill English | Prime Minister Another 1125 police staff, including 880 sworn police officers, will be funded over the next four years to reduce crime and prevent reoffending, Prime Minister Bill English announced today. “New Zealand is the fourth-safest country in the world, but demand for traditional police services is growing, and complex and serious crime is absorbing more police time. “The Safer Communities package announced today will enable police to put more time, effort and resources into working alongside other agencies with at-risk individuals and communities.” ...read more
PM announces parties National can work with
Bill English | Prime Minister Prime Minister Bill English has today outlined the parties National will consider working with following this year’s General Election. “Under MMP elections are always close so we will be taking nothing for granted as we campaign for the right to lead New Zealand for another term,” says Mr English. “We will be fighting hard to win every party vote to ensure we are in the best possible position to form a strong and stable Government that continues to deliver for all New Zealanders. ...read more
Speech to Rotary Club of Auckland
Bill English | Prime Minister Good afternoon, My thanks to the Rotary Club of Auckland, and in particular President Andrew Aitken and the Rotary team for hosting this event. I also want to acknowledge Deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett and Finance Minister Steven Joyce, who are here today. Both of them are doing great work on behalf of New Zealanders. Special guests, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for coming today. The start of the year is the time to stand back and look at how we’re doing as a country. ...read more



 
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