Pro-poor budgeting of a different type: some early evidence

Medium-term budget prioritises debt reduction but welfare spending remains important

14 November 2021 - 00:00
By Haroon Bhorat

The MTBPS showed that the government remains committed to its fiscal consolidation path, while being willing to spend within limits on direct transfers which benefit the vulnerable, posits Haroon Bhorat.

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