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Falklands 2017/18 budget had an operating surplus of £38 million

Wednesday, September 5th 2018 - 07:55 UTC
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The Falkland Islands Government operating surplus of £38 million for 2017/18 was driven primarily by favourable Corporation Tax receipts. The original budgeted deficit in my view led the former Legislative Assembly to be over cautious in their demands leading to unnecessary thrift in some areas, according to MLA Roger Spink, who is head of the Government Services Portfolio of the Assembly. Read full article

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  • Voice

    So put away your Penguin begging bowl and set aside a Penguin conservation fund...

    Sep 05th, 2018 - 09:54 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • falklandlad

    Indeed, very poor and mixed messages originating from MLAs. Personal penguin impressions impinging perhaps?

    Sep 05th, 2018 - 10:15 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Roger Lorton

    An incumbent complaining that his predecessor saved too much money? Now there's novel.

    Sep 05th, 2018 - 11:20 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Geeeeeeee....
    Would seriously advice Roger to take some Rugby again...

    Sep 05th, 2018 - 12:40 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Roger Lorton

    Think - you would seriously advice me?

    Have you come across the concept of thift? As an Argentine, perhaps not.

    Sep 05th, 2018 - 12:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Not you Rodge...
    The Rodge from the above photo...
    A feared defender in his Rugby times... ;-)

    Sep 05th, 2018 - 12:57 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • BrianFI

    £38 millions already spent. Hows the fella's weight relevant Argie? That all you got to say Argie? Your county's about to default Argie LOOOOOOOOL HAHAHA.

    Sep 05th, 2018 - 01:15 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Think

    Just a bit of sound advice for young Spinky..., that's all...
    It would do him good to shed a couple of stones of that puppy fat...

    Sep 05th, 2018 - 01:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • portman

    well done spinkey. import the new generation crystal ball before the next election.

    Sep 05th, 2018 - 02:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Mr. Portman...

    Know nothin' about young Spinky import of crystal balls..., but what even an auld Argie-Scandinavian Patagonian can see from as far as his humble shed in Chubut is that he is doing his best to import some dodgy bank to them windblown Islands to..., maybe..., kind of mirror the Landsbanki scheme...
    https://www.theguardian.com/money/2008/nov/10/credit-crunch-savings-icesave

    Careful..., Kelpers..., it's a jungle out here...
    El Think...

    Sep 05th, 2018 - 03:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GALlamosa

    Your concern for our welfare is touching. A new charm offensive ?

    Sep 06th, 2018 - 02:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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