No doubt people, including political party members will try to make a big deal out of the fact the Paula Bennet has admitted that WINZ paid for some beneficiaries to fly to Australia to take up job offers. Why is that portrayed as being a bad move?
Anyone with half a brain that they can use to assist them with the maths will quickly realize that this is a good move on behalf of the tax payers. Perhaps they can even pay the money back, but even if they didn’t, surely the figures add up to being a positive move for treasury.
Sometimes I give National and the Ministers who have responsibilities for various port folios plenty of stick, but this time I say very loudly, back off!