11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 5th SESSION
House of Representatives
Summary of the 30th Sitting of the 3rd Session of the 10th Republican Parliament
(Monday May 20, 2013 at 1:30 PM)
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
- Leave of Absence: The Speaker granted leave of absence to the Member for Barataria/San Juan (May 17-24) and the Member for Diego Martin North East (May 20-26).
Introduction Of Bills
- Two Bills: Two Bills were introduced. See the Order Paper.
Private Business: Motions
- Loss of Confidence in the Prime Minister and Government of Trinidad and Tobago: The Leader of the Opposition moved a Private Motion asking the House to confirm its loss of confidence in the Prime Minister and the Government of Trinidad and Tobago. The Attorney General was first to enter the debate, followed by the Chief Whip, the Minister of Sport and the Member for Diego Martin Central. Six members made contributions before debate was suspended.
Contributions by: Hon. Dr. Keith Rowley, MP [Diego Martin West] [Leader of the Opposition], Sen. the Hon. Anand Ramlogan, SC [Attorney General], Ms. Marlene McDonald, MP [Port-of-Spain South] [Opposition Chief Whip], Hon. Anil Roberts, MP [D'Abadie/O'Meara] [Minister of Sport], Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Diego Martin Central] [Opposition Member], Hon. Stacy Roopnarine, MP [Oropouche West] [Minister of State in the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure], Mrs. Paula Gopee-Scoon, MP [Point Fortin] [Opposition Member]
- The House adjourned to Tuesday May 21, 2013 at 1:30 p.m.: At the next sitting, debate is expected to continue on the Private Motion of no-confidence. The sitting ended at 9:38 p.m.