Oct 25, 2021 Last Updated 5:05 PM, Oct 7, 2021

The Minister of Finance & the Public Service

The Hon. Nigel Clarke, DPhil., MP, is Jamaica's Minister of Finance and the Public Service and is Member of Parliament for St Andrew Northwestern. ...

Financial Secretary

Ms. Darlene Morrison is currently Jamaica’s Financial Secretary. As Financial Secretary, Ms. Morrison is the technical and administrative head of the Ministry of Finance and the Pu...

State Minister in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service

The Hon. Marsha Smith, MP was born and raised in the parish of Saint Ann. She was educated at Brown’s Town Primary School, Westwood High School, Brown’s Town Community College, the...

Public Expenditure


The Public Expenditure (PEX) Division (formerly the Budget Division) has been restructured to improve public expenditure management.  The new Division, which became functional in October 2001, manages the functions of the former Budget Division and the operational aspects of the former Financial Management Division (now the Public Expenditure and Policy Coordination Division).

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Policy Coordination

The Public Expenditure Policy Coordination Division, formerly known as the Financial Management Division, became functional in 2001, to focus on policy development as it relates to procurement, information technology, legal and public sector reform, financial management, information systems and procedures, asset management and executive agencies. The division also holds the responsibility for the monitoring and implementation of computerized accounting software packages in all ministries and departments in order to ensure compliance with regulations and policy decisions.

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Revenue Protection

In the early 1990’s, the Revenue Protection Division (RPD) was established, primarily to address what was perceived to be rampant fraud and corruption at the Customs Department. The need for the RPD was also recognized by the Barents Report, commissioned by the Government of Jamaica.  

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