The Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care has been told to rein in its skyrocketing spending and now has to work with Treasury to get back on track.
Documents released to RNZ show operational spending has increased by more than 80 percent in this financial year.
It has asked for three emergency funding top-ups because it had blown the $56 million budget – meant to last another two years.
It will end up costing $100 million at least and will not actually achieve anything of substance. Think what you could have done with that $100 million if you spent it on actually making people’s lives better.