11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 5th SESSION
House of Representatives
Summary of the 8th Sitting of the 1st Session of the 10th Republican Parliament
(Wednesday September 15, 2010 at 10:00 AM)
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
- Leave of Absence: The Speaker granted Leave of Absence to the Member for Tabaquite (Hon. Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan, MP) from sittings of the House between September 15-17, 2010.
Government Business: Bills Second Reading
- The Appropriation (Financial Year 2011) Bill, 2010: Debate resumed (from September 14, 2010) on the Appropriation (Financial Year 2011) Bill, 2010. The Minister of National Security (Sen. the Hon. Brig. John Sandy) was first to enter the debate, followed by the Member for Laventille East/Morvant, the Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs and the Minister in the Ministry of Works and Transport. Eight Members made contributions before debate on the Bill was suspended.
Contributions by: Sen. the Hon. Brig. John Sandy [Minister of National Security], Ms. Donna Cox, MP [Laventille East/Morvant] [Opposition Member], Hon. Anil Roberts, MP [D'Abadie/O'Meara] [Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs], Hon. Rudranath Indarsingh, MP [Couva South] [Minister of State in the Ministry of Works and Transport], Mr. Fitzgerald Jeffrey, MP [La Brea] [Opposition Member], Hon. Vernella Alleyne-Toppin, MP [Tobago East] [Minister of Tobago Development], Hon. Prakash Ramadhar, MP [St. Augustine] [Minister of Legal Affairs], Hon. Clifton De Coteau, MP [Moruga/Tableland] [Minister of State in the Ministry of Education], Ms. Stacy Roopnarine, MP [Oropouche West] [Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs]
- The House adjourned to Thursday September 16, 2010 at 1:30 p.m.: At its next sitting, debate will resume on the Budget for fiscal 2011. The sitting ended at 8:46 p.m.