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Chris stands firm

SHAWN CUMBERBATCH, [email protected]

Chris stands firm

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MINISTER OF FINANCE Chris Sinckler is pressing on with the implementation of his controversial austerity measures.

He said yesterday, as he responded to fierce criticism of his May 30 Financial Statement And Budgetary Proposals, that all he had heard so far was “chatter” but no viable alternatives.

The minister was speaking at Government Headquarters after signing an agreement for a US$34 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank for energy projects.

He said his recent Budget was an effort to fix major problems, some of which he “came and found”. (SC)

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