Don't make public servants the fiscal fall guys

The state’s attempt to manage its finances to ensure a healthy fiscus should not be construed outside the context of developmental imperatives

24 September 2023 - 00:00 By Nyiko Mabunda

At the heart of national fiscal consolidation is the relationship between available resources, resource mobilisation and the developmental imperatives of South Africa. The public discourse over the health of the fiscus is important, but also dangerous if limited to the public sector wage bill. ..

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