Tuesday, 23 April 2024 10:25

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Written by  The Hound

OPINION: Your old mate notes that research on the make-up of the new parliament shows it is now far more farmer-friendly and populated with greater rurally aware MPs.

According to Wellington-based PR firm BlacklandPR, “the most notable change in this parliament is the fall in the number of MPs with working backgrounds in the education sector and the increase in the number of MPs with agricultural backgrounds”.

Unsurprisingly, the PR firm explained that this was down to huge drop in the number of Labour MPs and the big increase in National MPs – voted out and in – at the last election.

Of course, this news has upset the chattering classes in the Wellington bubble who believe only their world view counts in politics and having more farmers in parliament is a bad thing.

However, not according to this old mutt who reckons the change is fantastic!

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