Kelvin Davis, Minister of Corrections
Andrew Little, Minister of Justice
Grant Robertson, Minister of Finance
Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister
Winston Peters, Deputy Prime Minister
James Shaw, Associate Minister of Finance
2) Reversing the effects of the Bail Amendment Act 2013 which led to an extra 1,500 prisoners held on remand;
3) Change sentencing laws to allow up to another 1,500 prisoners to be automatically eligible for early release instead of going to the Parole Board.
Having saved $1 billion-plus by cancelling the new prison, I call on the government to use the savings to:
4) Improve the quality of life of all New Zealanders and implement long-term strategies to reduce the number of New Zealanders going to prison in the first place (such as rolling out drug courts nationwide).
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