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15/02/2019
Politics

Singaporeans Anticipating An ‘Election Budget’ Next Week

Singaporeans are feeling upbeat about next week’s Budget (18 February). Half of all Singaporeans (50%) believe the new budget will include measures beneficial to households, while 86% suspect the Budget will be tailored some way towards an early election.

GST vouchers and rebates (30%) ranks first as the preferred Budget goody this year. Improved medical benefits for average Singaporeans (29%) was the second most desired measure, although ranks first amongst Singaporeans aged over 50 (36%).

With the so-called Merdaka generation being singled out for attention in 2019, all eyes will be on Finance Minister, Heng Swee Keat next Monday.