Women's network satisfied with increased fines for cruelty towards children

The International Women's Resource Network is welcoming the measures in the Budget that in relation to the increase in fines for cruelty to children.

The IWRN issued its views on the Budget on Tuesday.

"The International Women's Resource Network (IWRN) is expressing relief and gratitude at the government’s decision to increase all fines in connection with cruelty to children under the Children’s Act.

ECA: Budget void of measures to improve lives of all citizens

The Employers Consultative Association (ECA) says the Budget did not present tangible measures for improving the lives of all citizens.

The ECA issued its response to the Budget on Tuesday morning.

"The Employers Consultative Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ECA) is of the view that the Budget presentation was not as compelling as anticipated.