110,000 – People still on the DPB after Government’s welfare reforms – if they work. That’s still nearly 10,000 more people than when they took office.
13,000 – People have died, including the murder of children at Houla in the on-going Syrian conflict. Labour supports steps set out by Amnesty International to act on mounting evidence that the Syrian Government is responsible for the slaughter of its own people and gross violations of their human rights.
51.1 – Per cent of social assistance spending will be on superannuation by 2016.
25 – Per cent participation by women on Boards is a goal in the limelight this week. Sadly progress in the private sector is happening despite the Government not because of it.
5 – Heads have rolled as National’s mismanagement of ACC is realised.