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Simon Bridges labels Jacinda Ardern 'Fleecer in Chief'

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Publish Date
Thursday, 11 October 2018, 3:29p.m.
Simon Bridges says the Government are the ones who can reverse the high petrol prices. (Photo / NZ Herald)

Simon Bridges has labelled Jacinda Ardern the 'Fleecer in Chief'

The National Party leader has taken aim at the Prime Minister over her comments about the fuel industry.

Bridges told The Country that he agrees the margins are a bit high, but that the Government's taxes are the real issue.

"For all she says "it's not the biggest part of it, we've only put on this and that, about it's not that much, it's $200 more a year Kiwis are paying on average."

Bridges also says National can take credit for the $5.5 billion budget surplus, as there is cross over between the final few months of 

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