But in reality National isn't doing much at all to reduce our government debt, which has increased by more than 190% since John Key became Prime Minister.
Instead, it's certain opposition MPs who are leading by example to ensure taxpayer's aren't further financially penalized by politician's expensive tastes.
Today, Holly Walker tweeted:
Somehow had lowest expenses in Parliament last quarter. What I don't do in airfares and taxis I make up for in sheer hard work I assure you.
— Holly Walker (@hollyrwalker) February 14, 2013
I think that's an excellent achievement and clearly shows that Holly Walker isn't increasing taxpayers costs by overspending. The Green party MP therefore thoroughly deserves this week's Hero Award... Well done.