Opposition legislator Julian Fraser has said he believes the funds which are allocated to Governor Augustus Jaspert from the United Kingdom should be included in territory’s budget.
Fraser made those remarks during last month’s budget debate in the House of Assembly.
He said: “I have a problem with the fact that the governor receives money from the United Kingdom and no one in government knows how it’s used, where it is, how it’s recorded. We talked about a means of having it recorded in our budget, one way or the other.”
The senior legislator further said that all monies entering the British Virgin Islands should be accounted for within the treasury as it is part of the territory’s assets.
“The governor receives $400,000 from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, my suggestion is that it be recorded in the medium-term fiscal plan. Whatever money is coming into this country should be recorded, and reflected in our treasury,” Fraser argued.
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