TYC Response to the Trinidad and Tobago Budget 2016-2017

Trinidad and Tobago Budget 2016-2017

Trinidad Youth Council would like to take opportunity to respond to the Budget 2016-2017. We have major concerns as it pertains to G.A.T.E. While we understand the need for G.A.T.E reform. More detailed information needs to be provided ASAP. This cannot be done two or three months before the new academic year, due to the fact that Tertiary education is a major investment for all parties involved. It is an investment of both time and money and is not something that should be entered into lightly. Students will have to pay based on their household income persons above $10,000.00; 25% and above $30,000.00; 50% and persons below $10,000.00 will be fully covered. More