Finance Ministry confirms money already sourced to pay arrears as promised

The Ministry of Finance is confirming that it has the money to pay public servants 50% or their arrears by the end of the month as promised and is instructing the relevant ministries and departments to begin preparing the paperwork.

It comes in light of concerns by some members of the protective services, that the money will not be ready by the end of June.

The following is the statement from the Ministry of Finance:

Education Minister says teachers' arrears of increments high on agenda

Education Minister Anthony Garcia is seeking to assure teachers that payment of arrears of increments is high on his agenda.

The Miniter's office issued the following statement today:

"The Honourable Anthony Garcia, Minister of Education is assuring members of the teaching community that he is giving priority to all outstanding increments owed to them.