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题图:国家党的福利政策受到健康和残疾倡导者的批评 National’s welfare policy was criticised by health and disability advocates Credits: Newshub


国家党社会发展发言人Louise Upston在周二接受Checkpoint采访时为国家党提出的政策进行了辩护,称该政策将使制度更容易理解。






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这包括社会政策研究员Charles Waldegrave,他说Upston所指的是证据摘要,支持制裁的人是少数。



“(通货膨胀)实际上并没有覆盖住房的所有成本。而住房对于目前的任何新西兰人来说都是一个巨大的开支 – 尤其是低收入人群。”



“实际上,找到工作需要很多成本,人们需要这个机会,我们看到的大多数家庭实际上真的很困难 – 想要工作,但真的很困难。”

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另一位小组成员,儿童贫困行动小组的Innes Asher,表示国家党的政策“是一件可怕的事情,因为它会伤害孩子”。


“几乎没有证据支持使用义务和制裁(如当前系统)来改变行为; 相反,有研究表明它们加重了社会伤害和脱节”


“A high number of obligation failures are disputed (46 percent) and almost all (98 percent) of these disputes are upheld with the failure being overturned,” the report said.


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