After declaring himself to be Secretary to the Cabinet, State Minister Joseph Harmon has clarified that he does not hold the post but that Cabinet matters remain with his remit.
“There has been no change. The work of the Cabinet continues to be under the remit of the Minister of State. However we have appointed, over two years now, a person with the designation Secretary to the Cabinet, Mr. Edward Persico. Mr Persico has been performing in that capacity for 2016 and 2017,” Harmon told a post-Cabinet briefing last Thursday.
Persico is the former Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health.
Harmon’s comments were a ….