The MPSP Budget: Another Surplus Year

By Steven Sim

November 2012 FEATURE
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The MPSP manages it again – a fifth year with a budget surplus. This achievement is all the more commendable when compared to the deficits the council had in 2000-2007. On top of that, its revenues are increasing.A year ago, I wrote in this magazine that a budget is a moral document. It is not just an announcement of the latest goodies. It reflects the priorities of the government in running a country or a state. It is policy in...

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Steven Sim

is the MP for Bukit Mertajam and Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports.