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Impact of diesel tax hike, foreign labour leads debate

MPs raise concerns about the effect of these policy changes on businesses, especially the smaller ones

Member of Parliament (MP) Lee Bee Wah pointed out that the lack of warning or lead time about the doubling of diesel excise duties to S$0.20 a litre has hit many service providers.


THE impact of the diesel tax hike and the tightening of foreign manpower quotas on businesses, and issues of long-term fiscal sustainability dominated the second day of the Budget debate in Parliament on Wednesday.

Members of the house voiced their concerns about the...

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