Greenpeace on Wednesday said the 2013
national budget failed to address issues of cheaper electricity and access to
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan delivered the
budget speech in Parliament on Wednesday.
Greenpeace said with the possibility of
severe rise in the cost of electricity looming over South Africans, the budget
speech failed to address this.
The Alternative Information Development
Centre says this budget takes one
step forward, only to take two steps backwards.
It is delivered in a deepening economic and
AIDC Economist Dick Forslund said in our
country, this is highlighted by desperate struggles for basic needs.
Forslund added that we have seen this in
Marikana and the mineworkers’ and farmworkers’ continued struggle for a living
Opposition Parties have welcomed the 2013
budget that was delivered by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on Wednesday.
Labels: 2013 Budget Speech welcomed with some criticism