Budget 2022 | ‘Create and retain jobs, expand income support, improve services’

Budget 2022 | ‘Create and retain jobs, expand income support, improve services’

There can be no dignity and improvement in the standard of living without access to quality public services. File image. As the finance minister prepares to table his budget for 2022/23, the Institute for Economic Justice (IEJ), together with civil society, continues to advocate for a human-centred budget. We believe that the budget and the budget processes, are critical to the advancement and protection of human rights.

In this year’s budget, the minister should concentrate on the importance of the complementarity between job creation and retention, maintaining and expanding income support, and sustaining and improving public services. The three elements […]

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