Budget allocations

Tobago House of Assembly.
The Tobago House of Assembly (THA) received just 50 per cent of its request for fiscal 2014. There was a shortfall of $877 million or 29.5 per cent of its recurrent estimates while under its development programme request of $1.96 billion its received $363 million or 80 per cent.

For the Assembly legislature it requested $18.55 million and was allocated $14.29 million, a shortfall of $4.26 million or 23 per cent;

Office of the Chief Secretary: Requested $195 million: Allocated $108 million—a shortfall of $86 million or 44 per cent;

Finance and Enterprise Development: Requested $215.24 million: Allocated $134 million—a shortfall of $81.23 million or 37.7 per cent;

Tourism and Transportation: Requested $381.5 million: Allocated $229 million—a shortfall of $153.32 million or 40 per cent;

Education, Youth Affairs and Sport: Requested $536.2 million: Allocated $410 million—a shortfall of $125 million or 23 per cent;

Community Development and Culture: Requested $123.2 million: Allocated $88.79 million—a shortfall of $34 million or 27.9 per cent;

Infrastructure and Public Utilities: Requested $409.79 million: Allocated $360.48 million—a shortfall of $49 million or 12 per cent;

Agriculture, Marine Affairs, Marketing and the Environment: Requested $186.83 million: Allocated $137.67 million—a shortfall of $49 million or 26 per cent;

Health and Social Services: Requested $845.75 million: Allocated $583.05 million—a shortfall of $262.7 million or 31 per cent;

Settlements and Labour: Requested $31 million: Allocated $16 million—a shortfall of $15 million or 48 per cent;

Planning and Development: Requested $28 million: Allocated $11.68 million—a shortfall of $17.15 million or 59.5 per cent.

The Assembly requested $70 million for the URP but received @19 million, a shortfall of $51 million or 72.9 per cent while for the CEPEP it requested $58.7 million and received $8 million, a shortfall of $50.7 million or 86.4 per cent.

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