Submission on Social Development Budget in Western Cape

The budget increase in nominal allocations during the period 2008/9 to 2010/11 averages 7.6% during this period. Whilst we appreciate variations due to the cost of various programmes, we would like to establish whether the average increase over this period is adequate to address the increase of need in the beneficiary population – this may include the rate of urbanisation and internal migration into the Western Cape; the purchasing power of grants; subsidies due to recent increase in fuel; food and transport costs.

 

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