11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 5th SESSION
House of Representatives
Summary of the 5th Sitting of the 1st Session of the 11th Republican Parliament
(Monday October 12, 2015 at 10:00 AM)
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
- Standing Finance Committee: The Speaker of the House indicated that the order for the consideration of the Heads of Expenditure in Standing Finance Committee was submitted by the Leader of the Opposition. The Speaker of the House advised that the proceedings of the committee will formally commence on Thursday October 15th, 2015. However, time permitted, the Motion to resolve into Standing Finance Committee will be moved on Wednesday October 14th, 2015 allowing the Committee to finalise the agenda and preliminary discussions to be followed.
Contributions by: Hon. Bridgid Annisette-George, MP [Speaker of the House]
Government Business: Bills Second Reading
- The Budget Debate: Debate continued on the Appropriation (Financial Year - 2016) Bill, 2015. The Member of Parliament for San Fernando West was first to join in the debate followed by the Member of Parliament for Fyzabad then the Member of Parliament for Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann's West.
Contributions by: Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [San Fernando West] [Attorney General], Dr. Lackram Bodoe, MP [Fyzabad] [Opposition Member], Hon. Stuart Young, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann's West] [Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs], Mr. Prakash Ramadhar, MP [St. Augustine] [Opposition Member], Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP [St. Joseph] [Minister of Health], Dr. Fuad Khan, MP [Barataria/San Juan] [Opposition Member], Hon. Randall Mitchell, MP [San Fernando East] [Minister of Public Administration], Mrs. Glenda Jennings-Smith, MP [Toco/Sangre Grande] [Government Member]
- The House adjourned to Tuesday October 13th, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.: At the next sitting debate will continue on the Appropriation (Financial Year 2016) Bill, 2015. The sitting ended at 5:45 p.m.