20 Feb '11, 3am

Budget falls short, says website panel

SPEAKERS at a forum organised by socio-political website The Online Citizen (TOC) yesterday slammed the Budget unveiled on Friday as not being generous enough and failing to address the real concerns of Singaporeans. They said the cash grants and Medisave top-ups that Singaporeans will receive will be negated by rising costs, especially in health care and housing. Mr Tan Jee Say, a private investor making his debut at a TOC event, said the Government was 'obviously more generous than in previous years and you know why', but at the same time it was 'also not that generous'. As one example, he said the sum of $300 to $400 to be given to parents for every child aged six and below this year should really go up to $100 to $300 a month for every child up to 19 if Singapore was serious about raising the fertility rate. Mr Tan, 57, was principal private secretary to then-Deputy Pr...

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