Robertson to Joyce: ‘You’re embarrassing yourself’ – MSN

Robertson to Joyce: ‘You’re embarrassing yourself’ – MSN

National’s Finance Minister Steven Joyce is sticking to his guns, claiming that a Labour Government would create an $11.7 billion fiscal hole despite this allegation being widely criticised since he made it two weeks ago.

Joyce faced off with Labour’s finance spokesman Grant Robertson at this morning’s Mood of the Boardroom debate, hosted by the Herald.

The two men vying to take control of the country’s coffers after the September 23 election broadly reiterated the messages of their respective party leaders. Joyce continued Prime Minister Bill English’s criticism of Labour’s failure to clarify what its tax policy would be should it come to power.

By MSN

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