House of Representatives

Sittings

15th Sitting of the House of Representatives

2nd Session - 12th Republican Parliament

Monday 24 January, 2022
1:30 PM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of absence

Leave of absence was granted to Dr. Lackram Bodoe, MP for Fyzabad and Mr. Saddam Hosein, MP for Barataria / San Juan from today’s Sitting.

Hon. Bridgid Annisette-George [Speaker of the House]
Papers
Four Papers

Four papers were laid. See Order Paper for details.

Hon. Camille Robinson-Regis, MP [Minister of Housing and Urban Development]
Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees
Two Reports

Two reports were presented.

Mr. Esmond Forde, MP [Government Member]
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Minister of Finance]
Introduction Of Bills
The Finance (Variation of Appropriation) (Financial Year 2021) Bill, 2022

The Finance (Variation of Appropriation) (Financial Year 2021) Bill, 2022 was introduced in the name of the Minister of Finance, who moved that the next stage of the bill be taken later in the proceedings. The motion was approved.

Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Minister of Finance]
Government Business: Motions
Adopt the Report of the Standing Finance Committee

The Minister of Finance, Hon. Colm Imbert, MP, moved a motion that the House adopt the report of the Standing Finance Committee. Five members contributed to the debate. The motion was approved.

Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Minister of Finance]
Mr. Davendranath Tancoo, MP [Opposition Member]
Sen. the Hon. Allyson West [Minister of Public Administration]
Ms. Vandana Mohit, MP [Opposition Member]
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
Mr. Barry Padarath, MP [Opposition Member]
Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Finance (Variation of Appropriation) (Financial Year 2021) Bill, 2022

The Minister of Finance, Hon. Colm Imbert, MP, moved the second reading of The Finance (Variation of Appropriation) (Financial Year 2021) Bill, 2022. The Member for Pointe-a-Pierre, Mr. David Lee, MP, was the sole contributor to the debate. The bill was read a third time and passed.

Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Minister of Finance]
Mr. David Lee, MP [Opposition Member]
Matter On The Adjournment
One Matter

The Member for Chaguanas West, Ms. Vandana Mohit, MP, raised a matter on the need for the Government to properly explain to the population the process for reviewing the food support programme. The Minister of Planning and Development, Hon. Camille Robinson-Regis, MP, responded.

Ms. Vandana Mohit, MP [Opposition Member]
Hon. Camille Robinson-Regis, MP [Minister of Housing and Urban Development]
Adjournment
The House adjourned to Friday January 28, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

The Sitting concluded at 3:37 p.m.