11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 3rd SESSION

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Summary of the 18th Sitting of the 3rd Session of the 11th Republican Parliament
(Friday February 16, 2018 at 1:30 PM)

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Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker

  • Leave of absence: Leave of absence was granted to
    • Hon. Maxie Cuffie, MP for La Horquetta/Talparo for the period February 3-20, 2018
    • Hon. Randall Mitchell, MP for San Fernando East for the period February 8-19, 2018
    • Mr. Rushton Paray, MP for Mayaro for the period February 16-23, 2018 and
    Mr. Fazal Karim, MP for Chaguanas East, Mr. David Lee, MP for Pointe-a-Pierre, Hon. Marlene McDonald, MP for Port of Spain South and Mr. Prakash Ramadhar, MP for St. Augustine from today's Sitting.

Papers

  • Thirteen Papers: Thirteen Papers were laid in the names of the Minister of Finance, Deputy Speaker, Minister of Public Utilities, Minister of National Security, Minister of Public Administration and Communications and Minister of Trade and Industry. Papers 1-4 were referred to the Public Accounts (Enterprises) Committee and Papers 5 and 6 were referred to the Public Accounts Committee. See Order Paper for details.
    Contributions by: Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance], Hon. Camille Robinson-Regis, MP [Arouca/Maloney] [Minister of Planning and Development]

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees

  • One Report: One report was presented. See Order Paper for details.
    Contributions by: Hon. Dr. Lovell Francis, MP [Moruga/Tableland] [Minister of State in the Ministry of Education]

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer

Committee Business: Motions

Matter On The Adjournment

  • Two matters: Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan, MP for Tabaquite, raised a matter on the adjournment namely the failure of the Minister of Works and Transport to attend to urgent matters of collapsing bridges, landslips and roadways in Tabaquite. The Minister of Works and Transport responded.
    Dr. Lackram Bodoe, MP for Fyzabad, raised his concern on the failure of the Minister of Works and Transport to repair a landslip in the vicinity of LP #69 Thick Village, Siparia. The Minister of Works and Transport responded.
    Contributions by: Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan, MP [Tabaquite] [Opposition Member], Sen. the Hon. Rohan Sinanan [Minister of Works and Transport], Dr. Lackram Bodoe, MP [Fyzabad] [Opposition Member]

Adjournment

  • The House adjourned to Friday February 23, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.: The Sitting concluded at 7:51 p.m. The House adjourned to Friday February 23, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.