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Opposition accuses Robertson of showing no restraint despite new fiscal rules

David Seymour says government can increase borrowing under new debt rules.

Brent Edwards Tue, 03 May 2022

Opposition parties say they have no confidence the government’s new debt ceiling has reined in its spending plans.

Finance Minister Grant Robertson unveiled the new net debt ceiling of 50% of GDP in a pre-budget speech today. But the government is also changing the way it measures debt. Using

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