Pledge of $5b

PUBLISHED : Friday, 29 April, 1994, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 29 April, 1994, 12:00am

AN extra $5 billion is to be set aside to improve the quality of life in the next financial year, according to Financial Secretary Sir Hamish Macleod. A substantial part of the money had been earmarked as recurrent expenses for improving various social services and some capital projects. Sir Hamish was speaking as he began a round of consultation with legislators on next year's Budget.