21st Sitting of the House of Representatives
4th Session - 11th Republican Parliament
Leave of absence was granted to Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP for San Fernando West for the period 22-28 February and to Mrs. Christine Newallo-Hosein, MP for Cumuto/ Manzanilla, Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan, MP for Tabaquite, Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, MP for Caroni East and Mr. Rodney Charles, MP for Naparima from today’s Sitting of the House.
Mr. Esmond Forde, MP for Tunapuna, lodged a petition on behalf of the Chief State Solicitor requesting the use of the Hansard in court proceedings. The Petitioner was granted leave to proceed.
Twelve Papers were laid. See the Order Paper.
Two Reports were presented.
Four urgent questions were posed.
There are eight Questions on Notice listed for oral answer on the Order Paper.
Minister of Finance, Hon. Colm Imbert, MP, made a statement providing status updates on the implementation efforts regarding the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Property Act.
Debate continued on the motion raised by the Member of Siparia, Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar, S.C., MP, that the House consider the details of the two-part address by the Hon. Keith Rowley, MP, Prime Minister termed, ‘Mind your Business: Reporting to the Nation’ that aired on January 6, 2019 and January 7, 2019.
The Sitting concluded at 6:08 p.m. The House adjourned to Friday March 8, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.