JIS News

The Government has allocated some $211 million to carry out repair work at adult correctional centres across the island.

This is outlined in the 2013/14 Estimates of Expenditure, now before the House of Representatives.

Of the sum, $35 million will go towards the repair of cells and other maintenance services at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre.

Another $35 million will be used at the St. Catherine Adult Correctional Centre to carry out general repairs to the facility.

The remaining $141 million has been allocated to other correctional centres to facilitate general repairs and improvements.

It includes an amount of $64.5 million to be used to carry out repairs to the South Camp Road facility.

The project will be implemented through the Ministry of National Security.

By Chris Patterson, JIS Reporter

Skip to content