House of Representatives


16th Sitting of the House of Representatives

1st Session - 12th Republican Parliament

Friday 19 February, 2021
1:30 PM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of Absence

The Speaker granted leave of absence to the Member for Fyzabad from today’s Sitting.

15 Papers

There are 15 Papers to be laid. See the Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Three Urgent Questions

There are three Urgent Questions. See the Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Three Questions on Notice

There are three Questions on Notice for Oral Answer listed on the Order Paper.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Tobago House of Assembly (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Prime Minister moved the second reading of the Tobago House of Assembly (Amendment) Bill, 2021. The Member for Chaguanas West was first to enter the debate, followed by the Minister of Sport and Community Development, the Member for Couva South and the Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister. Eight Members made contributions before the Prime Minister rose to conclude. The Bill was Commended to a Committee of the Whole to consider the Bill clause by clause. The Bill was later read a third time and passed by a margin of 21 for, 18 against, no abstentions.

The House adjourned to Friday February 26, 2021 at 1:30 p.m.

At the next Sitting debate is expected on a Private Motion in the name of the Member for Pointe-a-Pierre. The Sitting ended at 6:09 p.m.