National’s spend-up promises in Auckland look like panicky policy on the hoof. Where is all this money going to come from?
… ”It’ll be a combination of funding that’ll come from proceeds from the asset sales programme money, that will come from national land transport funding; money that we’ll simply write out an additional cheque for,” he said.
What’s that – the third or fourth time they’ve spent the asset sales money? And the rest – we’ll just write out a cheque? Print some money? Knuckleheads of the media – there’s an open invitation if ever I saw one.
National as a safe pair of hands on the economy – yeah right…