senate

Sittings

14th Sitting of the Senate

2nd Session - 12th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 25 January, 2022
1:30 PM
Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Four urgent questions

Four urgent questions were posed and answered.

Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Kazim Hosein [Minister of Agriculture, Lands and Fisheries]
Sen. Jayanti Lutchmedial-Ramdial [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Donna Cox [Minister of Social Development and Family Services]
Sen. the Hon. Rohan Sinanan [Minister of Works and Transport]
Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Four Questions on Notice

Four questions qualified for oral answer. Question #53 was not answered.

Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP [Minister of Health]
Private Business: Motions
Annulment of the Commissioner of Police and Deputy Commissioner of Police (Selection Process) (No. 2) Orders, 2021

Sen. Wade Mark moved a motion that the Commissioner of Police and Deputy Commissioner of Police (Selection Process) (No. 2) Order, 2021 and the Commissioner of Police and Deputy Commissioner of Police (Selection Process) (No. 2) (Amendment) Order, 2021 be annulled. Nine Senators responded before the wind up by Sen. Mark. The Minister in the Office of the Attorney General, Sen. the Hon. Renuka Sagramsingh-Sooklal, concluded the debate in accordance with Standing Order 44(2). With 6 votes for, 21 votes against and no abstentions, the motion was not carried.

Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
Sen. Hazel Thompson-Ahye [Independent Senator]
Sen. Anil Roberts [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
Sen. Dr. Varma Deyalsingh [Independent Senator]
Sen. Jayanti Lutchmedial-Ramdial [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Maria Dillon-Remy [Independent Senator]
Sen. Sean Sobers [Opposition Senator (Temporary)]
Sen. Anthony Vieira SC [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Renuka Sagramsingh-Sooklal [Minister in the Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs]
Matter On The Adjournment
One Matter

Sen. Wade Mark raised a matter on the adjournment regarding the need for the Government to address with haste, the treatment of children affected with cancer because of the non-functioning PCR machine at Mt. Hope. The Leader of Government Business, Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat, responded.

Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
Adjournment
The Senate adjourned to Wednesday January 26, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.

The Sitting concluded at 7:09 p.m.