29 Feb '12, 4am

Today in Parliament: MPs Amy Khor, Low Thia Khiang spar over aim of GST Voucher

Today in Parliament: MPs Amy Khor, Low Thia Khiang spar over aim of GST Voucher

The second day of the Budget Parliamentary debate kicked off on Wednesday with a short verbal skirmish between Workers' Party MP Low Thia Khiang (left) and Minister of State for Health Dr Amy Khor (right). -- ST PHOTOS: NEO XIAOBIN AND DESMOND FOO By Tessa Wong The second day of the Budget Parliamentary debate kicked off on Wednesday with a short verbal skirmish between Workers' Party MP Low Thia Khiang and Minister of State for Health Dr Amy Khor. Dr Khor (Hong Kah North), who was the first speaker of the day, had praised the Budget as being responsive to the persistent problem of a widening income gap. She also said that it is not a 'course correction', a term used by Workers Party MP Sylvia Lim (Aljunied GRC) on Tuesday to describe the Budget. The Budget, said Dr Khor, 'is the reinforcement of an existing policy' - to help the most vulnerable in Singapore. This year's B...

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