Action on benefits

5:00AM Friday March 28, 2008

By Simon Collins, NZ Herald 

Church leaders will issue a "call to action" to politicians today to restore benefit rates that were cut 17 years ago and have never been raised since, apart from adjustment for inflation.

The New Zealand leaders of the Anglican, Baptist, Catholic, Methodist and Presbyterian Churches and the Salvation Army say voters in this year's election need to know "the commitment of individual politicians to just and compassionate policies" here to read full NZ Herald story

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