Nagamootoo blames lack of consultation for shallow budget

AFC MP Moses Nagamootoo has blamed a lack of proper consultations between the government and opposition for a budget that he said is big on numbers but small on content, including a lack of accountability for spending.

“It is disappointing that whilst we are making allocations of slush funds for jobs that this government cannot say upon what scientific or rational data job creation is planned, and areas targeted,” Nagamootoo told the National Assembly on Monday.

He said that instead of creating jobs, money from the Consolidated Fund is being funnelled into “dead” bank  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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