David Seymour

David Seymour is the MP for Epsom and leader of the ACT Party.

Politics
Oct 19, 2017

David Seymour: What I learned this election

ACT's party vote dropped to a record low of 0.5% this election, and leader David Seymour will again be ACT's sole representative in parliament. So is there still a place for a right-wing, classically liberal party in New Zealand? Somewhat unsurprisingly, Seymour argues there is.

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Society
Jan 12, 2017

Who to blame for appalling road congestion? Start with National's feeble attitude to ridesharing

MPs on all sides have embarrassed themselves in their ignorance of Uber and similar services. The simplest, cheapest way to tackle traffic gridlock is for the ruling party to abandon its timorous don't-rock-the-boat attitude, writes ACT leader David Seymour.

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Society
Nov 28, 2016

NZ baby boomers are building a banana republic, and no one gives a shit

The Treasury has made it clear that current superannuation policies will turn our country into a debt-ridden basket case, and yet media remain largely silent and politicians in denial. Young people need to get voting in a hurry, writes David Seymour.

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Politics
Aug 17, 2016

My plea to Key and co: Don’t let politics stand in way of dignity for the dying

Senior ministers just want the assisted dying issue to go away. But for people like Rachel Rypma, legislation could not be more important, writes David Seymour.

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