Private Motion: National Gratitude to Former Leaders

Senate - 3rd Session - 9th Republican Parliament

WHEREAS Sir Ellis Emmanuel Innocent Clarke, TC, GCMG served this country with distinction as Solicitor-General, Deputy Colonial Secretary, Attorney General, Ambassador, as the main architect of the 1962 Independence Constitution Governor General and President;

AND WHEREAS Noor Mohammed Hassanali served this country with distinction as Magistrate, Senior Crown Counsel, Assistant Solicitor-General, Judge of the High Court and Court of Appeal and President;

AND WHEREAS Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson served this country with distinction as Prime Minister and defended the rights and freedoms enshrined in our democratic constitution during the 1990 attempted coup and has been internationally recognized for his efforts to establish the International Criminal Court in 2002; AND WHEREAS George Michael Chambers served this nation with distinction as Prime Minister; 5

BE IT RESOLVED that the Government consider creating a policy for the renaming of public places.

(By Senator Gail Merhair)

23 Mar 2010
Senate Debate -Day 1Hansard
Motion approved subject to amendment
11 speakersShow Speakers
1.Senator Gail Merhair [Independent Senator]
2. Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan [Opposition Senator]
3.Senator Dana Seetahal SC [Independent Senator]
4.Senator Helen Drayton [Independent Senator]
5.Senator Wesley George [Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Health]
7.Senator Dr. Rolph Balgobin [Independent Senator (Temporary)]
8.Senator Corinne Baptiste-McKnight [Independent Senator]
9.Senator Mariano Browne [Minister of Trade and Industry and Minister in the Ministry of Finance]
10.Senator Mervyn Assam [Opposition Senator]
11.Senator Gail Merhair [Independent Senator]