House of Representatives


Rising Crime Epidemic

House of Representatives - 2nd Session - 11th Republican Parliament

BE IT RESOLVED that this House take note and express its horror at the exponential growth in the crime rate manifested by historic murder rates, violence against the person and property and the inexplicable disappearance of citizens;

BR IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this House condemn the Prime Minister and the Government for:

  • a) failure to address the rising crime epidemic
  • b) inability to present a credible Anti-Crime Plan aimed at preventing, detecting, prosecuting and rehabilitating the criminal elements.

(By the Member for Naparima

26 May 2017
House of Representatives Debate - Day 1Hansard
5 speakersShow Speakers
1.Mr. Rodney Charles [Naparima] [Opposition Member]
2.The Honourable Maj. Gen. Edmund Dillon [Point Fortin] [Minister of National Security]
3. Dr. Roodal Moonilal [Oropouche East] [Opposition Member]
4.The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi [San Fernando West] [Attorney General]
5.Mr. Fazal Karim [Chaguanas East] [Opposition Member]
30 Jun 2017
House of Representatives Debate - Day 2Hansard
5 speakersShow Speakers
1.Mr. Fazal Karim [Chaguanas East] [Opposition Member]
2.The Honourable Fitzgerald Hinds [Laventille West] [Minister in the Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs]
3.The Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar SC [Siparia] [Leader of the Opposition]
4.The Honourable Stuart Young [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann’s West] [Minister in the Office of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
5. Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan [Tabaquite] [Opposition Member]