November 21, 2019

PAC set to review Auditor General’s report on Fighting Corruption in the Cayman Islands

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The members of the Cayman Islands Public Accounts Committee are planning to meet on 30th January to review the most recent audit report issued by the Office of the Auditor General. The Committee will be asking questions of government officials and anti-corruption bodies about the issues highlighted by the Auditor General in her report entitled […]

Cayman Islands Public Accounts Committee to welcome clerk from the Isle of Man

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The Cayman Islands Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will welcome a clerk from the Isle of Man from 7-17 January 2019. The attachment is part of the UK Overseas Territories Project (UKOTP), a three-year project on public financial oversight delivered in partnership by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK (CPA UK), the UK National Audit Office (NAO) […]

Cayman Islands PAC Hearing Notices on Aud Gen’s Performance Audit Follow Up

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 Public PAC hearings are scheduled at the LA for next week as below: Wednesday, 16 January 2019 at 1 pm Thursday, 17 January 2019 at 10 am Cayman Islands Auditor General’s Follow-up on past PAC recommendations EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Office of the Auditor General (OAG) published its first Follow-up on past PAC recommendations in July 2017. The […]

Cayman Islands government progress in implementing recommendations made by the Public Accounts Committee remains slow

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The Cayman Islands Government is implementing some of the Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) recommendations but overall progress is still slow, Auditor General of the Cayman Islands, Sue Winspear, says in her report issued today. The report “Follow-up on past PAC recommendations,” assesses how effectively the government has implemented recommendations made by the PAC in response […]

Cayman Islands PAC strengthens role to ensure value for money

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● Symposium offers tools to ensure government accountability ● Public spending and delivery of services will be highly effective and efficient ● Topics included tackling corruption in public spending GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Public Accounts Committee will strengthen its role to ensure government obtains best value for money in all expenditures using information […]

Cayman Islands: PAC members versed in intricacies of public purse

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LONDON – Two Government members of the Public Accounts Committee are in London this week to discern how they and other members can work better to ensure public spending and delivery of services is effective and efficient. Deputy Speaker Hon. Bernie Bush and Councillor Austin Harris are attending the 6th Annual Public Accounts Committees Symposium […]

Statement from Cayman Islands DG finding on Jennifer Ahearn

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From the Office of the Deputy Governor. Statement from Deputy Governor Franz Manderson following the request by the Public Accounts Committee for disciplinary action to be taken against Chief Officer Jennifer Ahearn. I have carefully reviewed the correspondence from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), recommending that I take disciplinary action against Chief Officer Jennifer Ahearn, […]

History made at Cayman Islands PAC Wednesday (24)

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At a very special meeting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in the Legislative Assembly Wednesday, 24 January 2018, history was made when 30 public service entities received praise for a job well done. Chairman and Leader of the Opposition, Hon. Ezzard Miller led MLAs in lauding 30 out of 36 public entities comprising core […]

The Editor Speaks: HSA debt is over $100M

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One of the practices in place at the Cayman Islands Hospital when you go to the Clinic to see a doctor or get a prescription refilled is to charge you $75 BEFORE you get to see a doctor, or in the case of a prescription refill, you actually don’t see a doctor. And the prescription […]

The Editor Speaks: Community affairs

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One can only wonder why the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) earlier this month was denied copies of a $180,000 KPMG outline business case on reforming the social services programme. Bodden Town MLA Chris Saunders had said, before he walked out of PAC meeting saying it was a waste of time, he had received privately a […]