All that travel in limousines and Kelvin Davis still can’t find his way to the charter schools in the electorate


Credit: Whaleoil

Labour ministers have been troughing it up large on their expense claims.

One of the largest is Kelvin Davis:

Other apparently high users of the Crown cars included Northland-based Kelvin Davis – the Tourism, Corrections and Crown-Maori Relations Minister, who spent $24,644, including $10,980 on surface travel.

All that travel in limousines and Kelvin Davis still can’t find his way to the charter schools in the electorate, Vanguard and Middle School West Auckland.

Jenny Salesa really troughed it up though:

The highest spending minister was Building and Ethnic Communities Minister Jenny Salesa, who spent $30,186 – including almost $14,000 on surface travel.

A spokeswoman for Salesa said her work as Minister for Ethnic Communities required a lot of travel to meet different groups.

She had been particularly busy travelling to touch base with those communities immediately after the election from October to December.

She said as an associate minister, Salesa was also required to stand in for other Ministers at a numerous events and public engagements.

What a load of rubbish. She is the MP for Manukau East and her office is right in the centre of Otara. She hardly needs to travel very far to reach out to Pasifika communities, she bloody lives there.

Why don’t journalists know this?

It looks like Labour are really enjoying their trough.

It shows that no one is in charge, though.


-NZ Herald

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