12th Sitting of the Senate
3rd Session - 11th Republican Parliament
Leave of absence was granted to Sen. the Hon. Paula Gopee-Scoon, Sen. the Hon. Dennis Moses, Sen. Wade Mark and Sen. Dhanayshar Mahabir, who are all out of the country. Mr. Ndale Young, Ms. Alisha Romano, Mr. Sean Sobers and Ms. Stacy Cummings were appointed temporary Senators in their place for the duration of their absence.
Temporary Senators Mr. Ndale Young, Ms. Alisha Romano, Mr. Sean Sobers and Ms. Stacy Cummings took the oath of allegiance.
Five papers were laid in the names of the Minister of Finance and the Minister of Health. See Order Paper for details.
Four urgent questions were posed. See Order Paper for details.
Four questions qualified for oral answer. Questions #37 and #51 were deferred due to the absence of Sen. Wade Mark. See Order Paper for details.
Sen. Taharqa Obika raised a matter on the adjournment regarding the need for the Government to explain the recent expansion of Caribbean Airlines route into Cuba. The Minister in the Ministry of Finance responded.