Get­ting can­did: Brit­tany Owens

Brit­tany Owens is Rod­ney’s The Op­por­tu­ni­ties Party can­di­date this elec­tion.

Rodney Times - - LOCALJOBS -

Dad’s a chef by trade, so din­ner at the Owens’ house.

Change can be un­com­fort­able, but the world is for­ever chang­ing, be open minded, be bold, and be the one to make a change if you don’t like what you see.

My 96-year-old grand­mother. She helped raise my brother and I while my par­ents were work­ing full time. She’s orig­i­nally from Wales, but she con­sid­ers her­self a true Kiwi don’t try and tell her oth­er­wise! She is a hard-case and bru­tally hon­est. I go to her when I need to hear the hard truth. for the hard-work­ing folks of Rod­ney to af­ford safe, clean, se­cure hous­ing and ba­sic liv­ing costs.

We need more support for our most vul­ner­a­ble fam­i­lies, those with chil­dren un­der three. The hard­est years for any fam­ily are when chil­dren are young. TOP will in­tro­duce a Un­con­di­tional Ba­sic In­come (UBI) for all Kiwi fam­i­lies with chil­dren un­der three.

‘‘Change can be un­com­fort­able, but the world is for­ever chang­ing, be open minded, be bold, and be the one to make a change if you don't like what you see.’’

This is a no strings at­tached $200 per week pay­ment, not means tested, for ev­ery fam­ily with chil­dren un­der three. This will make it eas­ier for par­ents to spend more time with their chil­dren in their most vul­ner­a­ble years.

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