House of Representatives


19th Sitting of the House of Representatives

3rd Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Friday 22 February, 2013
1:30 PM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of Absence

The Speaker granted leave of absence to the Member for Tunapuna (18-22 February) and the Member for Diego Martin West (today).

12 Papers

12 Papers were laid. See the Order Paper.

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees
One Report

One Report was presented. See the Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Three Questions

Three questions qualify for oral answer. All three (18,19,20) were answered. See the Order Paper.

Private Business: Motions
GATE Programme

Debate resumed on a Private Motion by the Member for Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann’s West which asks the Government to stop any proposed amendment to the rules that currently govern the GATE programme. The Minister of Education continued his contribution from the previous Private Members’ day, followed by the Member for Diego Martin North/East and the Minister of Public Administration. Debate on the Motion was then suspended.

The House adjourned to Friday March 1, 2013 at 1:30 p.m.

At the next sitting, debate is expected on the Births and Deaths (Amendment) Bill, 2012. The sitting ended at 4:00 p.m.