House of Representatives


Private Motion – Financing of Political Parties

House of Representatives - 5th Session - 8th Republican Parliament

WHEREAS it is acknowledged that political parties play a vital role in the functioning of democratic government;

AND WHEREAS there is at present no legislative framework regarding the registration of political parties or the disclosure, by political parties, of contributions made to them by individuals or corporations;

AND WHEREAS the financing of political parties is an issue of major public concern;

BE IT RESOLVED that the House do appoint a special select committee to make recommendations as to what principles and systems of financing of political parties would be appropriate in the public interest.

(By the Member for Caroni East)

27 Oct 2006
House DebateHansard
2 speakersShow Speakers
1.Mr. Ganga Singh [Caroni East] [Opposition Member (COP)]
2.The Honourable Colm Imbert [Diego Martin East] [Minister of Works and Transport]