First sitting day of the year

It’s the first day back in Wellington for our MPs. Even though the new MP for Dunedin North, David Clark, hasn’t yet spoken in the house, he’s had his private member’s bill drawn. The Bill seeks to ‘Monday-ise’ Waitangi Day and ANZAC day when they fall on a weekend. to ‘Monday-ise’ Waitangi Day and ANZAC day when they fall on a weekend.

He’s blogged about it on Red Alert. Check it out.

And congraulations on the good luck David!

1 thought on “First sitting day of the year”

  1. Its worth noting that when this issue was last raised, Kate Wilkinson shot it down with statements like “x has not fallen on Sunday in y years, and will not for another z” which turned out to be false. The claims were made in 2011’s opening debate and if I can be bothered I’ll find them and check them out a second time in case those “facts” get brought up again.

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