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The first Supplementary Estimates for the 2017/18 financial year will be tabled in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, December 5.

This was disclosed by Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw, during the sitting of the Lower House on Wednesday (November 29).

The Estimates will be discussed by the Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) and will then be debated in the House of Representatives.

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, disclosed recently that the Government will be providing funds in the Supplementary Estimates for road repairs islandwide.

The Government had presented a budget of $710 billion for the fiscal year 2017/18, with $485 billion allocated for recurrent (housekeeping) expenses and $225 billion for capital (development) spending.

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