Wednesday, 12 December 2018 08:56

Taxpayer bank?

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The Government's $9.9 million loan to Westland Milk is raising eyebrows.

Some on social media are calling it a Government bailout for a struggling dairy co-op.

The taxpayer-funded loan will help Westland construct $22m plant for specialty products.

One prominent finance commentator says the deal smells bad and wants more details to be made public. He tweeted “Looks like the taxpayer is now a bank.”

 

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