...I voted for it at the second reading. I was keen to see the issue discussed further and for the House to vote on the Borrows amendment. I worry deeply about vulnerable children but in the end I trust the families of my electorate of Rangitikei to raise our children not the state. As a lawyer I am also gravely concerned about the certainty of application of this proposed change."
Simon Power, National MP for Rangitikei - voted for the full repeal of Section 59 in the first and second readings, but has now stated that he will be voting against it on it's third reading.