Cheaper basic goods B40 folk’s top wish for Budget 2020

Sheridan Mahavera Zaim Ibrahim Desmond Davidson

Last year, the Pakatan government gave out RM5 billion in Cost of Living Aid to 4.1 million households with a monthly income of below RM4,000. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, October 7, 2019.

THE high cost of groceries and household goods is the top concern of a majority of working-class families, with almost all of them wanting the government to bring prices down.

A straw poll by The Malaysian Insight conducted in three regions showed this to be the response of all but two of 10 families, from the B40 group, when asked about their “No.1 wish” for Budget 2020.

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