Budget 2022: Christopher Luxon and Nicola Willis react to the Governments Budget | Stuff.co.nz

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Опубликовано: 2022-05-18
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- The big news out of the Budget is a $350 payment for 2.1 million people to dampen the cost of living crisis. - The Government has also extended its 25c-a-litre petrol tax cut for a further two months, alongside half-price public transport, bringing them through August 2022.
- Health, as expected, is one the big winners with a $13.2b boost to health spending.
- A new media entity that comes out of RNZ and TVNZ's merger will get $327m from the Government.
- A change to child support payments will mean sole parents will get the full amount from child support.
- National Leader Christopher Luxon has described it as "the backwards Budget".
- The Government made $1.44b of pre-Budget announcements. Here's what opposing political parties thought of them.
- Analysts say the Government has balance long-term projects with a short-term focus on propping up the economy. Stuff's Luke Malpass describes it as like trying to thread a political needle.
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