An additional $200M more than the 2018 allocated sum will go to the Department of Citizenship for new passports and other essentials.
Just for Print and Non-Materials, the Department of Citizenship will receive $238M. In 2018, only $29M was utilized out of a budgeted$38M. The increased allocation drew questions from the Opposition side. Opposition Member parliament – Bishop Juan Edghill asked that the Minister explained what was responsible for the increase. Minister Dawn Hastings-Williams, Minister of Public Affairs appeared on behalf of Winston Felix who is said to be out of the jurisdiction. Handell Duncan Reports.