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BUDGET 2020: Next week's budget far from business as usual - Robertson

Rebecca Howard
Thu, 07 May 2020

BUDGET 2020: Next week's budget far from business as usual - Robertson
Rebecca Howard
Thu, 07 May 2020
Covid-19 is a “1-in-100 year shock” and next week’s budget "is far from business as usual," Finance Minister Grant Robertson said. “The Budget this year is just one staging post in our fight against, and recovery from, covid-19,” he told the Wellington Chamber of Commerce in a pre-budget speech. The finance minister said the budget will be “different to what we had intended” and important work has had to be slowed or postponed and resources reprioritised. “The new spending packages planned on our five priorities that were announced in...

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