Private Motion: Loss of Confidence in the Minister of Finance
House of Representatives - 2nd Session - 9th Republican Parliament
WHEREAS the Minister of Finance has conducted herself both within and outside of the House contrary to the tenets of transparency and accountability regarding her interests in CL Financial Limited prior to, during and subsequent to negotiations between the government and that company over governmentâ€™s intervention in the affairs of the company;
AND WHEREAS the said conduct of the Minister of Finance has eroded the confidence of the public in the Ministerâ€™s ability to administer over the finances of the nation in the best interest of the public;
BE IT RESOLVED that this Honorable House express its loss of confidence in Mrs. Karen Nunez Teshiera as Minister of Finance of Trinidad and Tobago; and call upon the Prime Minister to take steps to have the appointment of the Minister of Finance revoked forthwith.
(By the Member for Siparia)