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The Minister of Finance & the Public Service

The Honourable Minister Audley Shaw CD, MP, Minister of Finance and the Public Service. He is a graduate of Northern Illinois University (NIU) with a Bachelor of Arts and Master of...

Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service

The Honourable Rudyard Spencer, CD, MP is Minister of State (Public Service), with the Ministry of Finance and Public Service. Minister Spencer studied Industrial Relations at Medg...

Financial Secretary

Mr. Everton McFarlane is charged with the responsibility of the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service, under his stewardship he will continue the implementation of the reforms...

Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service

The Honourable Fayval Williams, MP, is Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service. Minister Williams is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and holds an M...

The Impact of the Access to Information Act on Records Management in Jamaica

The success of access to information (ATI) legislation is premised not only on a government’s commitment towards disclosure but fundamentally on an effective records and information management programme. In bureaucratic cultures, a culture synonymous with the Jamaican government’s, records are viewed to be the sole property of the organization and are privy only to a select group of civil servants who contribute to the transactions recorded on each file, or by virtue of their position, have access to the files on demand.

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