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Few out for Budget


GERCINE CARTER

Few out for Budget

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GREY SKIES with ominous rain clouds that occasionally burst to cause brief showers, cast a damper on Budget Day 2015.

The jury is out on whether it could be blamed on the weather, but there appeared to be a general lack of public interest in the occasion. The normally heavily trafficked environs of the Public Buildings were almost bare yesterday on what has traditionally been a day of heightened activity. Curious onlookers stood around in anticipation of the presentation of Government’s fiscal report and projections for another year.

There was just the occasional passer-by and a few people waited patiently outside the Parliament gates for the bell that signals the beginning of Budget proceedings.

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

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