Despite being among several government departments affected by the hurricanes, the Cabinet Office faired better than most, having achieved a 9.2 percent revenue growth 2017.
The Gazette Unit, which is the revenue arm of the Cabinette Office, grossed $551,686 last year.
Cabinet Secretary Sandra Ward said the funds were generated from notices, subscriptions, and in-house gazette sales.
She gave the report while appearing before the House of Assembly’s Standing Finance Committee. She said the Gazette Unit earned $216,736 between January to April last year, $175,950 between May to August, and $158,700 between September and December.
Ward said those figures represent an average earning of $45,948 per month.
Ward further said for this year, the Cabinet Office endeavours to continue to implement systems and tools to strengthen the efficiency of the Cabinet Office and to make their processes electronic.
And, with regards to new spending requests, Ward requested just under $25,000 to assist the Cabinet Office with implementing a web-based management solution to enhance the processing and management of documents for Cabinet and the National Security Council.
She further said this project would be in keeping with the objectives of the strategic direction for a greener public service and also assist in strengthening the security and storage of government records.
The Cabinet Office’s revenue increase represents the third consecutive year its Gazette Unit has seen an average increase of nine percent.
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