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Media Release: Consultations with the Trinidad and Tobago Postal Workers Union (TTPWU), Prison Officer’s Association (POA) and First Division Association on the proposed increase in the compulsory age of retirement from 60 to 65 years

The Honourable Brian Manning M.P., Minister in the Ministry of Finance continues discussions on the proposed increase in the compulsory age of retirement from 60 to 65 years. Today, May 25, the Honourable Minister met with members of the Trinidad and Tobago Postal Workers Union (TTPWU), Prison Officer’s Association (POA) and First Division Association.

Media Release – The Laying in Parliament of the 2021 Report of the National Insurance Board was not Late or Delayed by the Minister of Finance

The Minister of Finance, Hon. Colm Imbert, MP, has taken note of misleading and false statements made by UNC Senator Wade Mark in the Senate today where he repeatedly and erroneously claimed that the 2021 Report of the National Insurance Board (NIB) was laid in Parliament by the Minister two months after the expiry of…

MEDIA RELEASE: INACCURATE AND MISCHIEVOUS CLAIMS BY THE MP FOR OROPOUCHE WEST ON THE INCREASE OF THE RETIREMENT AGE FROM 60 TO 65 YEARS

The Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Honourable Brian Manning M.P., has taken note of inaccurate and mischievous statements made by the MP for Oropouche West via an article in today’s Trinidad Express headlined “Tancoo: Unwise to raise retirement age.”The Opposition MP suggests that the Government is responsible for the recommended increasein the retirement age…

Media Release: Consultations with the Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers Association (TTUTA) on the proposed increase in the compulsory age of retirement from 60 to 65 years

The Honourable Brian Manning M.P., Minister in the Ministry of Finance continues to consult with stakeholders on the proposed increase in the compulsory age of retirement from 60 to 65 years. Yesterday, April 27, the Honourable Minister and his executive team met with members of the Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers Association (TTUTA).

Media Release: Consultations on the proposed increase in the compulsory age of retirement from 60 to 65 years

The Honourable Brian Manning M.P., Minister in the Ministry of Finance today, April 12th, 2022, met with the Public Services Association (PSA) as the Ministry continues its discussions with members of the Trade Union Movement of Trinidad and Tobago on the proposed increase in the compulsory age of retirement from sixty (60) to sixty-five (65)…

Media Release – Statement by the Honourable Colm Imbert, MP, Minister of Finance on the Adjustment to Fuel Prices in the House of Representatives on Friday 8th April, 2022

Madame Speaker, I am authorised by the Cabinet to make this statement on fuel prices. At the time that the 2022 Budget Estimates were finalized in September 2021, the price of oil was just over US$70 per barrel. This price subsequently dropped to $65 per barrel at the end of November 2021.