Saturday October 31, 2020

After the budget, government needs a new sense of purpose

Budget 2013 may have kept the show on the road, but a vital year now lies ahead as our bailout cash starts to run out.

9th December, 2012

It is becoming increasingly clear just how difficult it was to agree last week's budget between the two government parties. In the end, the budget was a product of compromises which were laboriously thrashed out between the two sides.

This may not be the ideal way to do things, but it is a reflection of the political system we have - and of a coalition government. The government deserves credit for making some tough decisions...

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