“…A survey of more than 2000 Fairfax readers, including from The Dominion Post, shows while 37 per cent of readers think the Government’s past three Budgets were on the right track -
- almost a third disagree – they think the economy’s on the wrong track – while about a third more are unsure.
With the economy still stuttering and registering only 1.1 per cent growth last calendar year Finance Minister Bill English is promising his fourth Budget will continue the “balanced and responsible” policies of the past three years – and a return to surplus over the next three years.
The focus of his first three Budgets was to rein in spending and cut debt.
The election result suggested most voters backed National’s plan for the economy after it was returned to power with 47 per cent support –
- but the survey reveals opinion is strongly divided…”
go to source/story>>>