11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 5th SESSION

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Summary of the 7th Sitting of the 5th Session of the 11th Republican Parliament
(Tuesday November 26, 2019 at 1:30 PM)

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Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer

  • One urgent question: One urgent question was posed.
    Contributions by: Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator], Hon. Stuart Young, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann's West] [Minister of National Security and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]

Introduction Of Bills

  • Two Bills: Two bills were introduced.

Private Business: Motions

  • Table the contract with Austal for procurement of Cape Class Patrol Boats: Sen. Wade Mark moved a motion calling on the Government to table, within fourteen days, the contract entered into with Austal for the procurement of the two Cape Class Patrol Boats. Debate began on the motion.
    Contributions by: Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator], Hon. Stuart Young, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann's West] [Minister of National Security and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister], Sen. Dr. Varma Deyalsingh [Independent Senator], Sen. Saddam Hosein [Opposition Senator]

Matter On The Adjournment

  • One Matter: Sen. Wade Mark raised a matter on the adjournment seeking explanation for what appeared to be contradictions in a public statement made by the Chief Education Officer in respect of adjusting grade profiles of students being considered for scholarships and the response given the Minister of Education in the Senate on November 19, 2019. The Minister of Education responded.
    Contributions by: Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator], Hon. Anthony Garcia, MP [Arima] [Minister of Education]

Adjournment

  • The Senate adjourned to a date to be fixed: The Sitting concluded at 6:19 p.m. The Senate adjourned to a date to be fixed.
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