Showing posts from February, 2016

Alternative Headlines

I've been thinking on alternative headlines. Govt gets power to sell social housing Labour's housing spokesperson Phil Twyford told the Parliament the new law was a charter for corruption. "Paula Bennett stands here in the house defending a bill that will give her and Bill English, the deputy prime minister, absolute unfettered powers to do any deal they like with whomsoever they like on any terms and conditions," he said. He said the legislation had given the government the power to "flog off billions of dollars' worth of land and housing" and not be bothered with "pesky public servants". Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei said the people who needed help the most would no longer have any security about where they lived. Link Alternative Headline: Unsuitable state housing sold to build Suitable Healthy Homes Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei said she's pleased that government is acting to upgrade state housin