MCESD meets to discuss consolidated document with proposals for Budget 2018
MCESD has held a meeting to discuss the consolidated document which included all the proposals put forward by the social partners for the 2018 budget.
Minister for EU Affairs and Equality Helena Dalli was present for this meeting and described this exercise as a structured way which gives the opportunity to everyone to take part in the consultative process.
"It is through cooperation and consultation that the government can move forward with the rele- vant stakeholders," Minister Dalli said.
MCESD will be presenting a synthesis of 130 proposals. Among the main proposals, MCESD wants a bigger budget for the human capital, improvement in infrastructure and better transport services.
This document will be handed to the Ministry of Finance together with reports from MCESD and the Civil Society Committee. MCESD will also hold a meeting with the Minister for Finance.