House of Representatives


17th Sitting of the House of Representatives

2nd Session - 11th Republican Parliament

Friday 27 January, 2017
1:30 PM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of Absence

The Speaker granted leave of absence to the Member for Arouca/Maloney and the Member for Diego Martin Central from today’s sitting.

22 Papers

There are 22 Papers to be laid. See the Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Six Urgent Questions

There are six urgent questions to be answered. The questions have been appended to the Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Two Questions on Notice

There are two questions on notice. See the Order Paper for details.

Private Business: Motions
Government's Economic Plan

The Member for Couva South moved a Private Motion which asks the House to take note of particular challenging economic conditions and to condemn the Government’s lack of a clear economic plan to deal with these conditions. The Minister of Finance was first to enter the debate, followed by the Member for Chaguanas Eas, the Minister of Public Utilities and the Member for Princes Town. Debate on the Motion was then suspended.

Matter On The Adjournment
Displacement due to construction of Point Fortin Highway

The Member for Tabaquite raised a matter on the Motion for the Adjournment of the House, “the failure of the Government to deliver house lots…to persons displaced by the construction of the Point Fortin Highway.” The Minister of Works and Transport responded.

The House adjourns to Friday February 3, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.

The Ag. Leader of the House indicated that at the next sitting, the Gambling (Gaming and Betting) Control Bill, 2016 and the Insurance Bill, 2016 will be considered. The Sitting ended at 6:19 p.m.