"We have turned over a new leaf and we are facing toward the future," says French PM.
5:58 PM Local body politicians to pocket up to 3 per cent more from July, but some argue it's not enough.
John Key says he didn't tell his lawyer the Government had no plans to change law.
The political leaders warm-up as they prepare to face-off again in the final few weeks before the Budget.
OPINION: I recently bought a house, and it feels great. Kind of.