22 Feb '11, 11am

Prudent. Inclusive. These are a few terms used to describe Budget 2011, according to Government feedback unit Reach

Prudent. Inclusive. These are a few terms used to describe Budget 2011, according to Government feedback unit Reach

Government feedback unit Reach added that overall, Singaporeans are 'generally positive' about Budget 2011. -- ST PHOTO: LIM WUI LIANG PRUDENT. Inclusive. These are a few terms used to describe Budget 2011, according to Government feedback unit Reach in a statement. Reach added that overall, Singaporeans are 'generally positive' about Budget 2011. Most contributors to Reach's feedback channels, such as Reach's online Discussion Forum, email and Facebook page, felt that the measures were comprehensive and balanced. They also welcomed the various initiatives to alleviate the rising cost of living, especially for the low income earners. However, the issue of inflation and rising costs continued to be a major issue, with a number sharing their concerns on whether the cash pay-outs would be sufficient to cover increasing costs such as medical care and childcare services. People...

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