At the moment the National led government is looking at selling some state houses.
You’d think the world and caved in on itself if you listened to the Labour party.
They are invoking asset sales because in their world if even a single house is sold that is an asset sale.
Presumably they will also be protesting about the Ministry of Education’s¬†Surplus Property Disposal Incentive Scheme¬†where schools are encouraged to “release surplus school property to the Ministry of Education for disposal through the Surplus Property Disposal Incentive Scheme (SPDIS).”
Surplus property is surely just another word for assets?
When you think about it the mere suggestion that because something is owned by the government it can never be sold, even when tried, worn out or simply in the wrong place for modern times.
Society changes as do our preferences and the way we live. But for some reason the Labour party thinks that we should forever remain stuck in the heydays of state housing in the 40s and 50s, with every citizen hankering after a state house. ¬† Read more »