MPs reject plan to give counties 15pc fuel levy

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Business Daily | by Edwin Mutai


Parliament has rejected Treasury’s plan to convert Sh9.4 billion or 15 percent of Fuel Levy Fund as conditional allocations to county governments.

The Budget and Appropriations Committee (BAC) says the conversion of the allocation to county governments is in contravention of the statute establishing the fund and whose intention is to ring-fence critical financing for road maintenance by both national and county governments.

“The Road Maintenance Levy Fund is one of such fund whose sources of funds cannot be classified as equitable share…

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