Labour's alternative Budget reprioritises $17bn over four years

Pattrick Smellie
Tue, 18 Jul 2017

By Pattrick Smellie July 19 (BusinessDesk) - A Labour Party-led government would rejig tax and spending priorities to redirect $17 billion over four years to build up public health and education, put an extra 1,000 police on the beat and boost low and middle-income households with targeted family and other payments rather than implementing the current government's tax cuts. Published today, Labour's fiscal plan uses numbers from the Budget in May and overlays them with its own policy priorities to demonstrate it can spend far more on soci...

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