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Summary of the 23rd Sitting of the 4th Session of the 11th Republican Parliament
(Friday March 22, 2019 at 1:30 PM)

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Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker

  • Leave of Absence: Leave of absence was granted to Mr. Esmond Forde, MP for Tunapuna, from Sittings of the House during the period March 9-23, 2019 and to Hon. Fitzgerald Hinds, MP for Laventille and Ms. Nicole Olivierre, MP for La Brea from today's Sitting of the House.
    Contributions by: Hon. Bridgid Annisette-George, MP [Speaker of the House]


Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer

Introduction Of Bills

  • Three Bills: Three bills will be introduced in the name of the Attorney General.

Private Business: Motions

  • Protection of our Nation's Women: Dr. Lackram Bodoe, MP for Fyzabad, moved a private motion calling on the Government to take urgent steps to ensure the protection of our nation's women. Debate began on the Bill.
    Contributions by: Dr. Lackram Bodoe, MP [Fyzabad] [Opposition Member], Hon. Ayanna Webster-Roy, MP [Tobago East] [Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister], Ms. Ramona Ramdial, MP [Couva North] [Opposition Member], Hon. Stuart Young, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann's West] [Minister of National Security, Minister of Communications and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]

Statements By Ministers

  • One Statement: The Minister of Public Administration made a statement regarding the rental of the property at 3 Alexandra Street, St. Clair.
    Contributions by: Hon. Marlene McDonald, MP [Port-of-Spain South] [Minister of Public Administration]

Government Business: Motions

Matter On The Adjournment

  • One Matter: Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP, raised a matter on the adjournment regarding the need for Government to take urgent steps to cancel agreements to purchase or lease Boeing 737 Max 8 aircrafts, in light of recent fatal accidents. The Minister of Finance responded.
    Contributions by: Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP [Oropouche East] [Opposition Member], Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]


  • The House adjourned to Friday March 29, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.: The Sitting concluded at 6:40 p.m. The House adjourned to Friday March 29, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.
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