It really is the silly season at the moment. All sorts of ratbags and deadbeats are vying for votes and also coming up with insane and dopey ideas.
Unfortunately, it isn’t just the left-wing with dopey ideas.
One of Wellington’s mayoral candidates wants to help people make their spare rooms available to those in the city without homes of their own.
Jo Coughlan said she would consider putting up a person who was homeless in her own spare room if it would help.
Her suggestion came as the Wellington City Council received an update on its strategies to approach homelessness and begging.
“Wouldn’t it be amazing if interested citizens could perhaps sign up to host a homeless person, particularly a person in transition,” Ms Coughlan said. Read more »