17th Sitting of the House of Representatives
5th Session - 11th Republican Parliament
Leave of absence was granted to Hon. Ayanna Webster-Roy, MP for Tobago East, Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, MP for Caroni East and Mr. Rushton Paray, MP for Mayaro, from today’s Sitting of the House.
11 Papers were laid. See the Order Paper.
Four questions were posed to the Prime Minister by Members of the Opposition.
Three urgent questions were posed and answered.
There was one Question on Notice on the Order Paper. This question was deferred for two weeks.
The Minister of Community Development, Culture and the Arts, Hon. Dr. Nyan Gadsby-Dolly, MP, made a statement of the National Policy on Culture and the Arts 2019-2024.
The Member for Diego Martin North/East moved a motion that the House adopt the Report of the Joint Select Committee appointed to consider and report on the Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters Bill, 2018, the Tax Information Exchange Agreements Bill, 2018 and the Income Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Fifth Session, Eleventh Parliament. Debate began on the motion. The Minister of Finance was winding up the debate when the House adjourned.
The Sitting concluded at 6:12 p.m. The House adjourned to Friday February 28, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.