The rush to pass new laws is eroding the public’s trust

by Sir Peter Gluckman & Dr Anne Bardsley
Crowd of motion blurred business people rushing in sunset light.

An opinion piece by Sir Peter Gluckman and Dr Anne Bardsley on public trust has been published in Stuff.

It’s déjà vu all over again. As the end of the year beckons, a backlog of government legislation is rushed through Parliament.

Every year it’s the same: the government of the day resorts to urgency to clear the decks of bills before MPs pack it in in mid-December.

Read the full piece here.

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