When Hone Harawira got the arse card from parliament so did his “Feed the Kids” bill…until Metiria Turei picked it up.
But do we really need a bill to somehow get the kids fed when their damn useless parents should be doing it…and surely we can find funds from elsewhere for the programme?
Josh Forman has an idea…knocking wasteful parliamentary travel on heÂ head for a start.
Now the Greens are the sponsor of the bill he has looked at their travel expenses and found something interesting.
In the period from 1 October 2013 through 30 September 2014 Mr [Steffan] Browning has spent a grand total of $166,369 on surface and air travel courtesy of the good ole taxpayer.
There may be a valid reason for all this travel by the 60 year old from Clyde, who incidentally ran unsuccessfully for the Kaikoura seat at the election, though if there is, neither he, nor his party have bothered to tell me what it is.
You see, if there was a good reason for what appears to be a pretty huge amount of travel considering they guy is based at the top of the South Island, a proverbial stones throw from Wellington. The problem I have is that the from what I can see, not only has Mr Browning done three fifths of stuff all since his election. Â Read more »