House of Representatives


Private Motion: Government’s Handling of Crime

House of Representatives - 2nd Session - 9th Republican Parliament

WHEREAS the serious criminal activity and the crime rate have continued to spiral out of control;

AND WHEREAS law abiding citizens are under siege and are mortally afraid of being murdered, raped, kidnapped or shot and/or robbed;

AND WHEREAS the Government does not appear to have the will or ability to effectively deal with this national crisis;

BE IT RESOLVED that this Honourable House do condemn the Government for its failure to effectively deal with this unacceptable and serious crime situation.

(By the Member for Princes Town North)

30 Jan 2009
House Debate - Day 1Hansard
3 speakersShow Speakers
1.Senator the Honourable Subhas Panday [Princes Town North] [Opposition Member]
2.Senator the Honourable Martin Joseph [Minister of National Security]
3.Mr. Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj SC [Tabaquite] [Opposition Chief Whip]