Healthy fiscal position leads to payment of unprecedented third consecutive “double salary”

The strong fiscal position of the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis has led to the decision by the Team Unity administration to give an extra month’s pay, popularly known as a “double salary,” in December to all civil servants for an unprecedented third consecutive year.

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, made the announcement during a national address on ZIZ Television today, Thursday, December 6, 2018.“The Cabinet of Ministers, of which I have the privilege of being the Chairman, has considered and determined, based on the excellent assessment of our fiscal health.