Singapore Budget Reaction: A budget about strengthening social safety net for elderly and needy: EY

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Here are some reactions to Singapore Budget 2015 by Ernst & Young:

Grahame Wright, Partner, Human Capital, Ernst & Young Solutions LLP:

"This is a Budget about strengthening the social safety net to help the silver generation and needy. It continues to attempt to create equal opportunities for Singaporeans."

Mildred Tan, Managing Director, Ernst & Young Advisory Pte Ltd:

"The 2015 budget touches every aspect of life, from support for lifelong learning to affordable education to sharper initiatives to help companies to continue to raise productivity, innovation and internationalize. Ultimately, it aims to create a sustainable infrastructure that is needed to maintain a vibrant, future-ready economy."

Chung-Sim Siew Moon, Partner and Head of Tax, Ernst & Young Solutions LLP:

"By far, this is one of most comprehensive Budgets seen - the winners are clearly the people and the SMEs."

"This is a broad-based jubilee budget where there is an 'ang pow' for every individual - young and old and every business."

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