24 Feb '12, 6am

SDP's Shadow Budget for SG is out!

SDP's Shadow Budget for SG is out!

One such issue, highlighted by Secretary-General Chee Soon Juan, was migrant workers. Dr Chee noted that despite the government’s claim (including in last year’s Budget statement) to reducing the nation’s dependence on foreign labour, the number of foreigners recruited has, in fact, significantly increased. He also cited former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew who had admitted that “we've grown in the last five years by just importing labour.” (emphasis added) This clearly shows that PAP's policies have failed our economic. Dr Wijeysingha argued in his hour-long presentation that the nation’s Budget must not only represent “the financial policy for the year ahead [but] the most important values that we as a nation hold to be true. It showcases the approach of government and imagines the future we envisage for our nation." The SDP’s Budget outlined a series of measures which is...

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