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Sittings

20th Sitting of the Senate

2nd Session - 12th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 15 March, 2022
1:30 PM
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Papers
Change of Membership to Committee of Privileges

The President of the Senate informed the House that Ms. Jearlean John would replace Mr. Wade Mark as a Member of the Committee of Privileges during the period of deliberation on a matter involving Mr. Mark.

Sen. the Hon. Christine Kangaloo, MP [President of the Senate]
Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Three Papers

Three Papers were laid. See the Supplemental Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
One Urgent Question

One Urgent Question was approved and answered. The question is appended to the Order Paper.

Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Minister of Finance]
Government Business: Bills Second Reading
Four Questions on Notice

There are four Questions on Notice listed on the Order Paper. The Leader of Government Business indicated that all four would be  answered.

Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP [Minister of Health]
Sen. the Hon. Paula Gopee-Scoon, MP [Minister of Trade and Industry]
Sen. Paul Richards [Independent Senator]
Hon. Fitzgerald Hinds, MP [Minister of National Security]
Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Immigration (Caribbean Community Skilled Nationals)(Amendment) Bill, 2022

Debate resumed on the Immigration (Caribbean Community Skilled Nationals)(Amendment) Bill, 2022 with Senator Nigel De Freitas being first to join the debate, followed by Senator David Nakhid, Sen Dr. Varma Deyalsingh and Sen. Yokymma Bethelmy. Eight Memberss made contributions (16 over the course of two days) before the Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs began his wind up. The Bill was then referred to a Committee of the Whole.

Sen. the Hon. Nigel de Freitas [Minister in the Ministry of Agriculture, Lands and Fisheries]
Sen. David Nakhid [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Varma Deyalsingh [Independent Senator]
Sen. Yokymma Bethelmy [Government Senator (Temporary)]
Sen. Jearlean John [Opposition Senator]
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
Sen. Anil Roberts, MP [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
Sen. the Hon. Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs]