18 Feb '11, 3am

SDP's Shadow Budget available for download

SDP's Shadow Budget available for download

Lower the cost of living including abolishing the GST for basic foodstuffs and medicines, reducing utility rates and lowering public transport fares. Introduce the Singaporeans First Policy where businesses are required to demonstrate that the skills they seek are not available in the domestic workforce before they are eligible to employ non-Singaporeans. Reduce teacher : student ratio in our classrooms to 1 : 20 and introduce school psychologists and counsellors for all schools. Abolish tuition grants for foreign students and reduce fees by 50% for our local students at the tertiary level. Increase government spending for healthcare and the number of hospital beds by 25%. Increase Public Assistance for the poorest of our poor. Dismantle Temasek Holdings and divest its companies; transfer management of GIC to an independent body Pay full-time National Servicemen the recomm...

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