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Fighting Platform.

1. Progressive Land Tax on the lines of New Zealand.

2. Abolition of the Legislative Council; failing that, adult suffrage for both Houses.

3. Compulsory Conciliation and Arbitration Bill.

4. Public ownership and control of all railways, tramways, and wharfs.

5. Cessation of borrowing, except for (1) conversion of loans, (2) completion of public works already authorised, and (3) works which will show interest on capital borrowed and provide for a sinking fund.

6. The right of the Government to resume land for Closer Settlement and public purposes on the valuation accepted by the owner for taxation purposes, plus 10 per cent.

7. Stopping further alienation of Crown lands.

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