For the first time in over 30 years, the opposition yesterday formally voted against the Budget statement - after the Government called for a vote to be recorded, on a day of high drama in the House.
The Workers' Party (WP) said at the start of the Budget debate on Tuesday that it was "unable to support", at this point, a planned goods and services tax (GST) hike from 7 per cent to 9 per cent, which Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced in his Budget statement last week.
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