Who's irresponsible now Mr Cullen

Election-year promises top $5.5b… so farAll eyes are on the Budget this week as struggling households look to see what Finance Minister Michael Cullen will hand them – but a surprising amount of money has actually already been promised in election year.
A quick tally…
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Cullen has stripped the cupboard bare and the prospects of anything more than a packet of chippies from the parsimonious Finance Minister is looking remote.

The Herald has now got a “Porkometer” totalling the spending….unsurprisingly the socialists are out-spending National in the pork stakes. Someone should remind them where they get our money from.