Singapore Budget 2014: Progress in housing; more to be done in transport, manpower, health
Published on Mar 13, 2014 3:20 PM
There has been progress in fixing housing issues and taking care of the elderly, but there remains more to be done in transport, manpower and health, said Leader of the House Ng Eng Hen in Parliament on Thursday.
Using his closing speech for the nine-day-long Budget and Committee of Supply debates to give a half-time report of what the Government has done since the 2011 General Election, Dr Ng recalled how MPs had expressed dissatisfaction with several issues in that year and the past two budget debates.
MPs echoed residents' unhappiness with housing, transport and healthcare affordability, he said.
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