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Edwards on Politics
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The vexed question of making politics more transparent

ANALYSIS: Lobbying is no worse now than in the past but MMP has helped drive demand.

NBR political editor Brent Edwards speaks with Jonathan Mitchell.

Brent Edwards Thu, 06 Apr 2023

There is an old saying that justice not only needs to be done, but it needs to be seen to be done.

Transparency ensures everyone can have confidence the justice system is fair and reasonable.

The same applies to the practice of politics, but too often the politicians themselves want to hide what they

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