11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 5th SESSION

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2nd Session of the 11th Republican Parliament

Rising Crime Epidemic

BE IT RESOLVED that this House take note and express its horror at the exponential growth in the crime rate manifested by historic murder rates, violence against the person and property and the inexplicable disappearance of citizens;

BR IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this House condemn the Prime Minister and the Government for:

  • a) failure to address the rising crime epidemic
  • b) inability to present a credible Anti-Crime Plan aimed at preventing, detecting, prosecuting and rehabilitating the criminal elements.

(By the Member for Naparima

First Debated: 26-May-2017
Speakers in the:
House of Representatives
26-May-2017 House of Representatives Debate - Day 1 | Hansard PDF icon (611.5 kb)
Mr. Rodney Charles, MP [Naparima] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Maj. Gen. Edmund Dillon, MP [Point Fortin] [Minister of National Security]
Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP [Oropouche East] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
Mr. Fazal Karim, MP [Chaguanas East] [Opposition Member]
30-Jun-2017 House of Representatives Debate - Day 2 | Hansard PDF icon (632.3 kb)
Mr. Fazal Karim, MP [Chaguanas East] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Fitzgerald Hinds, MP [Laventille West] [Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs]
Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, SC, MP [Siparia] [Leader of the Opposition]
Hon. Stuart Young, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann's West] [Minister in the Office of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan, MP [Tabaquite] [Opposition Member]
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