San­i­tary pads? It’s about time!

Lin­dani Donyeli

Grocott's Mail - - OPINION & ADVICE -

What do you think of the Fi­nance Min­is­ter’s an­nounce­ment in his Mid-term Bud­get and Pol­icy State­ment that san­i­tary pads are tax free? asked the ques­tion. FIL­ING CLERK It is a good thing be­cause some of us can­not af­ford to buy them. SCHOLAR It is a good thing. SELF EM­PLOYED They must be free be­cause some of us can­not af­ford to buy them. CON­STRUC­TION MAN­AGER We are go­ing down by zero per­cent. RHODES It was sup­posed to hap­pen a long time ago. Peo­ple shouldn’t have to pay [ex­tra] for some­thing they can’t stop. MAKANA COUN­CIL­LOR I think it will bring re­lief to the poor­est of the poor.

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