House of Representatives


Private Motion: Dismantling of National Security Systems

House of Representatives - 2nd Session - 10th Republican Parliament

WHEREAS the crime situation in Trinidad and Tobago has continued to escalate;

AND WHEREAS the former PNM administration had initiated a number of systems and strategies to deal with the crime situation in Trinidad and Tobago;

AND WHEREAS the current government of Trinidad and Tobago has taken certain actions to weaken the national security systems and structure in Trinidad and Tobago;

AND WHEREAS the action of the current government has contributed to the escalation of crime in Trinidad and Tobago

BE IT RESOLVED that this House take note of the systematic dismantling of the national security systems and structures in Trinidad and Tobago and to call on the government to cease this action and to take steps to put in place an effective national security system which would have the effect of securing the borders and by extension the citizenry of Trinidad and Tobago to bring about a reduction in crime in Trinidad and Tobago.

(By the Member for Laventille East/Morvant

27 Jan 2012
House Debate - Day 1Hansard
3 speakersShow Speakers
1.Senator the Honourable Donna Cox [Laventille East/Morvant] [Opposition Member]
2.Senator the Honourable Brig. John Sandy [Minister of National Security]
3.The Honourable Colm Imbert [Diego Martin North/East] [Opposition Member]
23 Mar 2012
House Debate - Day 2Hansard
2 speakersShow Speakers
1.Mr. Herbert Volney [St. Joseph] [Minister of Justice]
2.Mr. NiLeung Hypolite [Laventille West] [Opposition Member]
27 Apr 2012
House Debate - Day 3Hansard
2 speakersShow Speakers
1. Dr. Roodal Moonilal [Oropouche East] [Minister of Housing and the Environment and Leader of the House]
2.Senator the Honourable Dr. Amery Browne [Diego Martin Central] [Opposition Member]
25 May 2012
House Debate - Day 4Hansard
3 speakersShow Speakers
1. Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan [Tabaquite] [Minister of Foreign Affairs and Communication]
2.The Honourable Dr. Keith Rowley [Diego Martin West] [Leader of the Opposition]
3.Mr. Jack Warner [Chaguanas West] [Minister of Works and Infrastructure]