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The Wire with Laura: 18th of October, 2019

The Wire with Laura: 18th of October, 2019

The Wire with Laura: 18th of October, 2019 The Wire with Laura: 18th of October, 2019, 105.95 MB
Friday, October 18, 2019

On this weeks Friday Wire:

The National Party’s, Denise Lee, joins Laura Kvigstad where they discuss the Terrorism Suppression Bill and the National Party's controversial amendments to the bill that were rejected quickly by government. Then, they chat about Simon Bridges questions being slashed for question time by Speak of The House, Trevor Mallard. They finish off by discussing the recent case of a repeat drunk driving offender being granted residency. The National Party expressed concerns around the decision however it was National MP Michael Woodhouse who granted the individual protected person status back in 2012.

After that, The Mental Health Foundation’s Shaun Robinson joins Laura to discuss the recent decision to implement a new mental health facility in the Waikato by the government. 

Then, Jack Marshal speaks to Peter Courts, the Interim Retirement Commissioner about the proposal to allow KiwiSaver withdrawals for investment property

Then, Rachel Simpson speaks to  Disability Minister Carmel Sepuloni talking about increased funding for people with disabilities.

And Finally, in the latest segment of Neutral Corner, Benjamin J Goldson takes a look at the media coverage around the most recent claims of an impending impeachment of US President, Donald Trump.