House of Representatives


12th Sitting of the House of Representatives

5th Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Wednesday 19 November, 2014
1:30 PM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of Absence

The Speaker granted leave of absence from today’s sitting to the Member for San Fernando East and the Member for Diego Martin North/East.

Two Papers

Two Papers were laid. See the Order Paper for details.

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees
Four Reports

Four reports were presented. See the Order Paper for details.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Prime Minister's Question Time

The Prime Minister responded to questions from the Leader of the Opposition, the Member for Chaguanas West ,the Member for Point Fortin and the Member for St. Joseph.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Three Questions

Three Questions qualified for oral answer. All three were answered. See the Order Paper.

Introduction Of Bills
Two Bills

Two Bills were introduced. The Bills have been posted to this website. See the Order Paper.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
Public Procurement Legislation

Debate resumed (from Friday November 7, 2014) on the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Property (No.2) Bill, 2014. The Minister of Labour and Small and Micro Enterprise Development was the first to enter debate, followed by the Member for Chaguanas West, the Minister of Education and the Member for Point Fortin. Eight members made contributions before debate on the bill was suspended.

The House adjourned to Friday November 28, 2014 at 1:30 p.m.

At the next sitting Private Business will take precedence. The sitting ended at 7:59 p.m.