In numbers: John Key’s opening parliamentary salvo

By Toby Manhire In Politics

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Numbers drawn from the Hansard draft transcript of John Key’s speech in the debate on the prime minister’s statement 2013, January 29. Watch it below.

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Sentences used

bigging up National and/or the Govt 57

doing down opposition parties 85

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Words used

Government 31

National (party) 8

Labour (party) 23

Greens 11

New Zealand First 1

All other parties 0

(David) Shearer 6

(David) Cunliffe 3

Russel Norman 1

Metiria Turei 1

Steven Joyce 1

All other MPs 0

Economy 7

Christchurch 3

Auckland  3

Wellington 0

Convention Centre 2

Hobbit 1

 

 

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