The Minority in Parliament has defended its resolve to reject the 2024 budget which it describes as unfriendly and designed to milk the already suffering taxpayers.
In a brief statement issued after a heated debate on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, Minority Leader Dr Cassiel Ato Forson noted with concern the last-minute decision by the NPP side to ‘chicken out’ when the Speaker called for head count.
“It was at this point that Majority Members, sensing defeat, started packing, fled the chamber and abandoned their own budget, leaving only the NDC Minority Caucus to carry on with parliamentary business’ … it emphasized.
The statement said the budget as it stands has not been approved and its members are ready to fight for the ordinary masses.
Find below the full statement explaining proceedings today