Agreement Between Political Parties

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If you have a copy of an agreement that the parties have actually signed, we would be delighted with the possibility of replacing it with the copy we have currently posted online. The only exception was the update of a 2010 Trust and Supply Agreement signed by Hon John Key. John Key`s National Party government formed a minority government in 2008 through a confidence and supply agreement with the ACT, United Future and the Māori Party. [18] A similar agreement reached in 2005 led Helen Clark`s Labour Party to form a coalition government with the Progressive Party, with the support of New Zealand First and United Future. After the 2014 elections, National resumed trust and delivery agreements with United Future, the ACT party and the Māori party. In 2017, although National won more votes than Labour in the election, New Zealand First chose to form a coalition with Labour to help them change government, with support from the left-wing Green Party in favour of trust and supply. [17] A confidence and supply agreement is an agreement by which an independent party or MP supports the government in requests of confidence and votes for appropriation or budget, either by voting in favour or abstaining. However, independent parties and members generally retain the right to vote otherwise in favour of their own policies or, for reasons of conscience, in favour of bills. [1] [2] [3] After the 2017 B.C.

provincial election, the British Columbia Green Party approved a confidence and supply agreement to support the British Columbia New Democratic Party. [6] The B.C. Liberal Party briefly attempted to form a government, but was immediately defeated in a vote of confidence by the NDP and the Greens. [7] Political parties enter into these agreements with a view to forming a government. . . .