Budget 2020

BUDGET 2020: 'Jobs budget' about investing, not cutting costs - PM

Rebecca Howard
Wed, 13 May 2020

BUDGET 2020: 'Jobs budget' about investing, not cutting costs - PM
Rebecca Howard
Wed, 13 May 2020
Budget 2020 is the first step in New Zealand’s rebuilding phase and it is all about investment, not cutbacks, said Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in a pre-budget speech. “The first thing you will notice is that we believe when times are hard, you don’t cut – you invest,” she said. Ardern said the government will run the ruler over every line of expenditure, but “the notion that at this time of need we would make cuts to the essential services so many New Zealanders need more than ever is not only immoral, it is economically wrong.” She...

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