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Bajans “breaking” piggy banks

CAROL MARTINDALE, [email protected]

Bajans “breaking” piggy banks

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Bajans are breaking their piggy banks to make ends meet.
This from MP Mia Mottley during her Reply to the Budget Debate this evening in the House of Assembly.
Mottley said many households, as well as businesses, were breaking their piggy banks to pay rent, buy food, and to keep their children in school.
“This country cannot return to growth if people cannot save or don’t have the opportunity to invest.”
Mottley in her presentation, also spoke of the issue of the cost of living, which she said was still a concern even though the current Democratic Labour Party Government had said when they assumed the leadership, that this issue was their number 1, 2 and 3 priority.
She noted too that while unemployment was a problem, under-employement was equally troubling. (CM)
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