Yearly Archives: 2007

Appropriation (Funding for Parliamentary Purposes) Bill

There is not really any alternative to this Appropriation (Continuation of Interim Meaning of Funding for Parliamentary Purposes) Bill if Parliament is to operate properly, particularly in the 3 month

Locke deeply concerned at new Police instructions on protest

Green MP Keith Locke today expressed concern that newly released Police instructions curtail the right to legitimate protest.

Locke makes Taser complaint under UN Torture Convention

Green Party Police Spokesperson Keith Locke is asking the Police Complaints Authority to consider whether the introduction of the Taser stun gun would be contrary to New Zealand's commitments under the UN Convention Against Torture.

Greens support cross-harbour public transport tunnel

Auckland Green Party MP Keith Locke supports a public transport tunnel in any future Waitemata harbour crossing.

Support for Amnesty’s concern over Afghan prisoners

Green Party MP Keith Locke has supported Amnesty International's call for a moratorium on New Zealand forces handing over any prisoners to Afghan authorities.

Government, not police, should make Taser decision

Green MP Keith Locke has written to the Prime Minister urging the Government, not the police, to make the decision over whether Tasers should be brought into the police armoury.

Fiji boy-scouts shouldn’t be blamed for parent’s crimes

Green Foreign Affairs spokesperson Keith Locke has expressed surprise at reports that our High Commission in Suva had tried to stop 10 Fijian boy-scouts from entering the country to attend a Scout Jamboree in Christchurch.