My values are Labour values.

I want to help build a stronger, more caring society. I am passionate about Dunedin, and I bring considerable energy and wide experience to the task of representing this electorate.

My diverse work background has given me an understanding of the economic and social levers that can be pulled to achieve meaningful change.

Please read some of the discussions included here. I welcome your comments.

- David Clark

Keeping our Assets

This week, the Government is set to push its unpopular asset sales legislation through a second reading at Parliament. 

Selling our best revenue-generating assets makes no economic sense.  Profits from these state owned companies currently fund our schools and hospitals.  When the assets go, our public services are at risk.

I sit on the select committee that heard public submissions on the partial asset sales proposal. We heard around a hundred submitters present in person – and only one wanted to defend the current proposal.

But all is not lost.  In a piece recently published in the Otago Daily Times, I explain how our assets can still be saved, and why.

Labour has set up a website to support the campaign to save our assets.

This Saturday Dunedin residents will join the protest against asset sales in a silent march organised by Grey Power.  Gather 11am at the Dental School for a walk to  the Octagon.  Bring signs.  Bring copies of the petition to keep our assets.

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