NZ Herald column on Budget 2020

Despite the eye-popping numbers, this is a cautious Budget. A trickle-up Budget with the emphasis on "trickle".

I hope Treasury's forecasts are right because they see the economy bouncing back much faster and taking a smaller hit than I expected. Consequently, the cash relief for families is smaller than I hoped.

But free job re-training, the big, immediate environmental stimulus and state house building programmes are all great decisions.

Read the full piece here.


Personalised information is not stored or accessed by Josie Pagani, Pagani Agency Limited, the site webmasters, or the site host. Click the Privacy Tab on the Contact page to understand more about privacy on this website.