16th Sitting of the Senate
5th Session - 11th Republican Parliament
One paper was laid. See Order Paper.
Three urgent questions were posed and answered.
Six questions qualified for oral answer. All questions were answered.
The Minister of Finance, Hon. Colm Imbert, MP, moved the second reading of The Insurance (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Debate began on the Bill. Following the debate, the bill was considered in Committee and approved without amendments. The Bill was read a third time and passed.
Sen. Wade Mark raised a matter on the adjournment namely the growing concern by key stakeholders in this counntry’s industries, particularly at Point Lisas, as it relates to higher gas prices which have been set by the National Gas Company. The Minister of Energy and Energy Industries responded.
Sen. Mark raised a second matter on the viability or competitiveness of our local manufacturing sector. The Minister of Trade and Industry responded.
The Sitting concluded at 6:36 p.m. The Senate adjourned to Tuesday February 11, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.