OPINION: Sailing into unknown waters naturally creates a sense of anxiety, a sense of fear that for many of us is like a dark shadow circling beneath the waters.
Can I ask the Speaker of Parliament as to why the extra $200,000 was appropriated for MP Travel and Allowances (local and overseas), and why the Civil List has been topped up by $30,000 for Constituency Visits, in the supplementary budget passed last Wednesday?
Fact number 1: We waited, and waited, and waited for a cancellation, but it was not cancelled until day three of the tournament, when we were already in Hawaii. We specifically asked for a postponement and was left wanting.
It was encouraging to hear the Minister of Finance urging consumers during these difficult times to support local businesses in order to sustain livelihoods and maintain business continuity and economic activity. I certainly hope that we will see this translate, where eggs are concerned, into a rationalisation of that market.