A budget marked by sound judgment

A budget marked by sound judgment
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Government must consider more than just textbook economic advice

If the members of the Fiscal Advisory Council had to stand for election, would they still proffer the same advice to government? The matter came up during the recent by-elections when the eminent members of the council, they may be surprised to hear, got the occasional mention on the doorsteps. They will not be surprised to learn that in these engagements I was the only one offering them half-hearted support.

“Where were the [expletive deleted]...

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