Wednesday January 22, 2020

Government reform is long overdue

Given the amount of money spent in the area, it is inevitable that social welfare spending will be targeted for cutbacks in the budget. So will the contentious Departments of Health and Education.

22nd August, 2009

Given the amount of money spent in the area, it is inevitable that social welfare spending will be targeted for cutbacks in the budget. So will the contentious Departments of Health and Education.

Yet, in approaching these areas, the government has little chance of winning support unless it tackles - a lot more vigorously than it has to date - the huge cost of the way they are run. Reform has to start at the...

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