11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 5th SESSION
House of Representatives
Summary of the 6th Sitting of the 1st Session of the 11th Republican Parliament
(Tuesday October 13, 2015 at 10:00 AM)
Government Business: Bills Second Reading
- The Budget Debate: Debate continued on the Appropriation (Financial Year 2016) Bill, 2015. The Member of Parliament for Moruga/Tableland was first to join in the debate followed by the Member of Parliament for Mayaro then the Member of Parliament for Tunapuna. The Minister of Finance and the Economy then responded to the various comments made by previous members.
Contributions by: Hon. Dr. Lovell Francis, MP [Moruga/Tableland] [Minister of State in the Ministry of Education], Mr. Rushton Paray, MP [Mayaro] [Opposition Member], Mr. Esmond Forde, MP [Tunapuna] [Deputy Speaker], Hon. Brig. Gen. Ancil Antoine, MP [D'Abadie/O'Meara] [Minister of Public Utilities], Mrs. Vidia Gayadeen-Gopeesingh, MP [Oropouche West] [Opposition Member], Hon. Anthony Garcia, MP [Arima] [Minister of Education], Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, MP [Caroni East] [Opposition Member], Hon. Maj. Gen. Edmund Dillon, MP [Point Fortin] [Minister of National Security], Hon. Dr. Keith Rowley, MP [Diego Martin West] [Prime Minister], Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP [Oropouche East] [Opposition Member], Hon. Marlene McDonald, MP [Port-of-Spain South] [Minister of Housing and Urban Development], Mr. Fazal Karim, MP [Chaguanas East] [Opposition Member], Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]
- The House adjourned to Wednesday October 14th, 2015 at 1:30 p.m.: At the next sitting, the Minister of Finance and the Economy is expected to close off the debate on the Appropriation (Financial Year 2016) Bill, 2015. The sitting ended at 10:16 p.m.