People’s National Movement (PNM) MP Marleen McDonald made the comments during buget debate in the Parliament.
She described the 2014/2015 fiscal package as one filled with goodies and grants.
In her contribution to the budget debate the Opposition MP claimed that the Government was trying to win friends ahead of the General elections.
However the Prime Minister immediately responded to the claims during the debate on the budget, acknowledging the fact that she was aware that some felt it was an election budget.
The PM stated that the People’s Partnership Government was not in the business of making enemies and they intended to fulfill their election promises.
Mrs. Persad–Bissessar also laid out how the Government planned to chaieve what it said it would do.