The Opposition Saint Lucia Labor Party has raised red flags over the rise in allocations for consultancies in the 2018-19 Estimates.
Speaking outside Parliament on 21March Castries South MP, Dr. Ernest Hilaire told the media that this does not bode well for the state.
Dr. Hilaire asserts that the decline in capital expenditure is also a cause for concern.
The Castries South MP is way of what he claims is a decline in the budgetary allocations for his Constituency.
The 2018-19 appropriation bill will be presented and debated in the coming weeks.