Thursday, 26 March 2020 15:23

Flying high

Written by  The Hound

This old mutt would like to know how the sanctimonious Green Party and its MPs can continue to lecture everyone about the evils of climate change and how we all have to act now to save the world?

The latest parliamentary expense disclosure shows that, on average, Green Party list MPs are outspending Labour, National and New Zealand First list MPs on air travel.

The average air travel spending for non-ministerial Green Party list MPs was $9816, compared to New Zealand First’s $8059, and National’s $7332, and Labour’s $6499.

Your old mate reckons this is a clear case of the smug Greens not walking (in fact, taking first-class flights instead) the talk on climate change.

Mind you it’s not the first time, back in March party co-leader and Minister for Climate Change James Shaw weakly defended his huge international travel expenses by claiming his enormous carbon footprint was offset by planting trees. Yeah, right!

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