Veto Monday-ising Bill English?

There is confusion about whether Bill English said he would veto the Monday-ising bill or not.

In the NZ Herald it says he would:

Government opposes ‘Monday-ising’ holidays bill

The Holidays Amendment bill put forward by Labour Party MP David Clark will be debated in Parliament in its first reading.

One cabinet minister said the idea to “mondayise” public holidays was “appalling”.

Justice Minister Judith Collins said Anzac day was a day of commemoration and remembering the dead.

Prime Minister John Key said he did not know what the party’s position was.

Other Ministers said they would not comment until caucus had made a decision on the issue.

 Deputy Prime Minister Bill English said the Government would veto the legislation.

But Stuff suggests not:

Government to oppose Mondayising holidays

The Government is expected to oppose Mondayising Waitangi and Anzac Day holidays with one Cabinet minister saying it was an appalling suggestion.

Prime Minister John Key said he did not know what the party’s position was.

Ministers Hekia Parata, Steven Joyce and Bill English declined to comment saying caucus would make a decision on the issue.

However, Justice Minister Judith Collins said she did not support Mondayising Anzac and Waitangi Days.

So the Herald says yes, but either they have it wrong or they heard different to Stuff.

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