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1st Session of the 9th Republican Parliament

Private Motion: Government's Conduct in the Financial Affairs of the State

WHEREAS there are allegations of widespread corruption and mismanagement of the money spent by the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago;

AND WHEREAS there are allegations of a lack of transparency;

BE IT RESOLVED that this Senate call on the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to account for the manner in which it has conducted the financial affairs of the State and for its failure to take corrective action.

(By Senator Wade Mark)

First Debated: 25-Nov-2008
Speakers in the:
Senate
25-Nov-2008 Senate Debate - Day 1 | Hansard PDF icon (170.8 kb)
Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Basharat Ali [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Mariano Browne [Minister in the Ministry of Finance]
Sen. Dr. Adesh Nanan [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dana Seetahal, SC [Independent Senator]