Welfare grant: a BIG mistake?

2022-01-21 06:26:00 PM

A big new welfare grant could greatly reduce poverty — but only if implemented sustainably. Given SA’s fiscal fragility, it could also make things worse. The trade-offs need to be weighed up with care

A big new welfare grant could greatly reduce poverty — but only if implemented sustainably. Given SA’s fiscal fragility, it could also make things worse. The trade-offs need to be weighed up with care, writes ClaireBisseker.

A big new welfare grant could greatly reduce poverty — but only if implemented sustainably. Given SA’s fiscal fragility, it could also make things worse. The trade-offs need to be weighed up with care

Claire BissekerThe report by an expert panel on the feasibility of introducing a basic income grant (BIG) in SA recommends that, as a first step, retaining the social relief of distress (SRD) grant at R350 a month is both fiscally sustainable and"critically necessary" from a poverty-alleviation perspective.

And yet, the same report warns that SA’s fiscal position is precarious, and in the absence of faster growth a new basic income support (BIS) grant for unemployed adults, funded mainly through higher taxes, could make things worse...BPremiumThis article is reserved for our subscribers.

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ClaireBisseker I always hated Bitcoin and thought it was a scam,till I met AMBREYMARCUS1 I made my withdrawal of R250,000 in 2 weeks thanks to AMBREYMARCUS1 Now am financially stable . ClaireBisseker South Africans don't need Grant. Let's create jobs for them. Not this nonsense of queing for peanuts. Please respect Black people and. Do that to whites they are used to stealing and being spoon feeded.

ClaireBisseker Where and when in the history of the world has a welfare grant reduced poverty?

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Welfare grant: a BIG mistake?A big new welfare grant could greatly reduce poverty — but only if implemented sustainably. Given SA’s fiscal fragility, it could also make things worse. The trade-offs need to be weighed up with care, writes ClaireBisseker. ClaireBisseker I always hated Bitcoin and thought it was a scam,till I met AMBREYMARCUS1 I made my withdrawal of R250,000 in 2 weeks thanks to AMBREYMARCUS1 Now am financially stable .

Ramaphosa holds meetings around new basic income grant for South Africa – and extending R350 Covid grantPresident Cyril Ramaphosa, finance minister Enoch Godongwana and social development minister Lindiwe Zulu held meetings with civil society this week to discuss the possible extension of South Africa’s R350 social relief of distress (SRD) grant beyond March 2022 – and the introduction of a basic income grant. 460

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20 January 2022 - 05:00 Claire Bisseker The report by an expert panel on the feasibility of introducing a basic income grant (BIG) in SA recommends that, as a first step, retaining the social relief of distress (SRD) grant at R350 a month is both fiscally sustainable and"critically necessary" from a poverty-alleviation perspective.This after the midfielder appeared to have manhandled assistant referee Cladwin Baloyi during their MTN8 penalty shootout defeat to Mamelodi Sundowns in October last year.Makola appeared to have pushed assistant referee Cladwin Baloyi after the Citizens' MTN8 final loss to Mamelodi Sundowns in October last year.as Hassnat Farooq.

And yet, the same report warns that SA’s fiscal position is precarious, and in the absence of faster growth a new basic income support (BIS) grant for unemployed adults, funded mainly through higher taxes, could make things worse.. City chairman John Comitis confirmed to Sowetan that Makola would be out of action for two months following the ban.. Baloyi in a fixture was sanctioned as follows by the disciplinary committee together with his club," Majavu said, via the PSL's media department. B Premium This article is reserved for our subscribers. In 2019, the 35-year old was involved in a similar drama where he was found guilty of manhandling referee Abongile Tom after their defeat to Kaizer Chiefs in the Telkom Knockout competition. A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily. On Wednesday, Judge Adnan Mushtaq found Ateeq guilty of deliberately intending to outrage religious feelings and using derogatory remarks toward"holy personages," according to a copy of a sentence warrant tweeted by Naila Inayat, a correspondent with Associated Reporters Abroad.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below. With his contract with the Citizens coming to an end in June, it remains to be seen if they will renew his stay as this is the second incident with them. "This is acknowledging the fact that during the January period, the league would not be in session due to the Afcon. .