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Monday, 30 July 2012

"You Really Couldn't Make This Up!"

Fees for services ‘may result from lack of funding’


Environment Minister Rob Duhamel
Environment Minister Rob Duhamel
 
THE Environment department may start charging the public and businesses for services after missing out on extra cash in the three-year spending plan published this week, says Environment Minister Rob Duhamel.

He says that after his requests for extra money were refused in the ministerial spending plans from 2013 to 2015, his department might have to set up commercial enterprises to raise funds.

‘Perhaps we have to start thinking about grafting a commercial enterprise on to existing departments to generate a revenue stream to subsidise areas that are not being funded,’ he said.

‘An example might be charging for forecasts from the Met Office, or a group of conservation volunteers who might be prepared to work unpaid in assisting performing functions.

1 comment:

  1. WHO ON EARTH COULD TAKE THIS SCRUFFY GIT SERIOUSLY...BADLY IN NEED OF A HAIRCUT AND SOME GROOMING..

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