Workers' Party calls $1.5b package step in right direction, but won’t support GST hike

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Workers' Party calls $1.5b package step in right direction, but won’t support GST hike

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June 23, 2022 5:00 AMExperts said the package will help businesses and households, but more assistance might be needed if things worsen.

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With inflation for this year projected to hit 5 per cent, the WP said it cannot support the GST increase.

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Published On: 2022-06-23, 05:00:00

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