20 Feb '11, 6pm

NSP Response to Budget Statement 2011: Source: NSP, 20 Feb 2011 The National Solidarity Party is very disappoint...

NSP Response to Budget Statement 2011: Source: NSP, 20 Feb 2011 The National Solidarity Party is very disappoint...

While the excuse of low fertility rate is cited as the main reason to import excessive foreign workers into Singapore, the miserable $300 to $400 Child Development Credit is totally inadequate to address this problem. We would expect Healthcare cost to be lowered or a comprehensive social safety net for children up to 18 years old or heavy subsidy for pre-school education etc. The little top ups to students’ Edusave by $130 could hardly offset the enormous increase in tuition fees over the years. Apparently there are not enough subsidies given to tertiary institutions to defray the rising costs. On the other hand, there are no new initiatives to strengthen work-life balance for couples so that they could enjoy family life with their children.

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