26 Feb '12, 2pm

Budget 2012-Part One via @AddThis

The Reform Party has to question the value of a budgetary exercise so lacking in transparency. This year the government has stressed its commitment to reducing inequality and helping the sick and disadvantaged. There has been much fanfare , yet as usual Singaporeans have been short-changed by a government that feels no pressure to be more honest with the electorate about the resources available. In addition to helping the less fortunate, taxes could have been cut for the bulk of Singaporeans and more money invested in meeting healthcare and education needs. Better still as the Reform Party has advocated, every Singaporean household could be given a direct share in our Sovereign Wealth Funds so that dividends paid accrued directly to the real owners of the assets. Privatization is the most radical solution and the one favoured by the Reform Party as Singaporeans would insta...

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