SDP's Alternatives: Shadow Budget
08 March 2011
On 16 February 2011, the Singapore Democratic Party published its Shadow Budget 2011. Never before in the history of the nation has a similar event occurred. Our budget proposed, in considerable and costed detail, programmes that would benefit the economy and people of Singapore.
23 February 2011
Dr Chee Soon Juan speaks on the
various subjects in the SDP's Shadow Budget 2011 at the press conference
held on 16 February 2011.
21 February 2011
At our annual dinner last night, the Singapore Democrats presented an analysis of the Government's Budget and compared it to our Shadow Budget. Making the presentation, Dr Vincent Wijeysingha said: "Our proposals look to the future. They lay down foundations for your children.
20 February 2011
PAP is handing out goodies like there was no tomorrow. It has to.
Because it's desperate. It knows that without these feel-good giveaways,
there would be trouble at the next elections.
This is why it is handing out up to $800 per voter on 1 May 2011. And you can be sure the polling day will not be far from that date. But if you think that the goody (and the rest of the budgetary items) are financially attractive, stop and look again.
19 February 2011
Shadow Budget 2011: Empowering the Nation
is a ground-breaking document. It is the first time in Singapore's
political history that an opposition party is presenting an alternative
to the government's financial policy for the year ahead.
Past Budgets have mis-prioritised the needs of the nation and allocated expenditure that, through the years, built an economic structure that severely disabled the entrepreneurial class while keeping Singaporean workers' income levels unacceptably low.
17 February 2011
Dr Vincent Wijeysingha spelled out the Singapore Democrats' spending priorities for Singapore for FY2011. He was speaking at a press conference today to launch the SDP's alternative budget to the Government's.