Tuesday, October 14, 2008

$210 million vs. $700 million

Keeping stock blogs about the disparity between the figures quoted for the cost of the Student Allowance Scheme.  Cullen estimate's the scheme will cost $210 million, while Treasury estimated the cost to be as much as $700 million.
The best way to settle this is to compare the cost Labour estimated for the Interest Free Student Loan scheme back before the 2005 election with the actual cost now.....