17th Sitting of the House of Representatives
1st Session - 10th Republican Parliament
Five papers were laid. See the Order Paper.
Three Questions qualified for oral answer. All three were answered. See the Order Paper.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs made a statement on Women, Disarmament, Non Proliferation and Arms Control.
The Prime Minister made a statement on Universal Children’s Day, to be commemorated on Saturday November 20, 2010.
The Minister of National Security moved the second reading of the Interception of Communications Bill, 2010, which was introduced on November 12, 2010. The Leader of the Opposition was first to enter the debate, followed by the Minister of Works and Transport, the Member for Laventille East/Morvant, the Minister of Legal Affairs and the Member for San Fernando East. A total of eleven members made contributions before debate was suspended until November 26, 2010.
The Minister of Planning, Economic and Social Restructuring and Gender Affairs moved a Motion to affirm the Census (2011) Order, 2010. The Member for Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann’s West entered the debate. The Minister then rose to conclude. The Motion was approved.
The Member for Diego Martin North/East raised as a Matter on the Motion for the Adjournment of the House, “The inordinate delay on the part of the Government in arriving at an amicable settlement of the Clico policyholders issue”. The Minister of Finance responded.
At its next sitting the House will consider the Finance (No.2) Bill, 2010. The sitting adjourned at 1:15 a.m. on Saturday November 20, 2010.