What is the Budget Debate?

The Annual Budget indicates what will be done with the finances of the country over the course of a year. The purpose of the Budget is to decide how much money the Government plans to expend on security, roads, water, housing and other services it provides.

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Budget Debate Explained

The Budget Debate provides the Government with the opportunity to take stock of its performance over the previous fiscal year, to measure its progress in relation to the targets previously set and to assess the effectiveness of its management of the country's finances.

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Budget Glossary

Here is a list of key terms and their meanings used during the Budget Debate: - Recurrent Expenditure - Capital Expenditure - Appropriation Act - Estimates of Expenditure

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Financial Year 2020/2021 Budget Debate Schedule

  • Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - Closing of the Budget Debate by the Minister of Finance and the Public Service

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