Articles tagged Select Committee

The architect of a bill designed to impose mandatory country of origin labelling on food says he's disappointed with how the bill has been "gutted" by the select committee considering it. BusinessDesk Sophie Boot reports.

Tempers flared in Wellington on Wednesday as Grant Robertson fronted up to a select committee to defend his first Budget, but the dispute yet again highlighted the political positioning of both parties over debt.

The Government is set to celebrate the end of its 100-day plan, but what comes next - and how smoothly it goes - is another matter. Sam Sachdeva reports on the procedural manoeuvrings that could take place over the parliamentary term.