Len Brown's Debt Chickens Coming Home to Roost
Len Brown's Debt Chickens Coming Home to
7 JULY 2014
the New Zealand Herald report that Auckland Council is
looking to reduce its planned spending by more than $2.8
billion over the next decade,Taxpayers' Union
Executive Director Jordan Williams says:
chickens are coming home to roost at Auckland Council.
Without substantial cost cutting, Len Brown's promises are
unaffordable unless the Council is able to find a way to tax
Aucklanders even more."
"It is not as though Auckland
Council's debt levels crept out of nowhere. As our recent Ratepayers' Report showed, Auckland Council has a higher
liabilities per ratepayer ratio than any other council. Per
ratepayer, Auckland Council owes nearly $16,000 in
liabilities to third
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