Articles tagged Financial Statements

The unveiling yesterday of a higher-than-forecast Budget surplus for 2015/16 didn't get the clear air the Government might have hoped for, even though it creates the political and economic landscape for the debate over tax cuts and Government spending on infrastructure, health, education, justice and police ahead of the next election. That was reinforced yesterday by Labour's announcement of a NZ$180 million plan to employ 1,000 extra police.