House of Representatives


21st Sitting of the House of Representatives

4th Session - 11th Republican Parliament

Friday 22 February, 2019
1:30 PM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of Absence

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.

One Petition

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

Twelve Papers were laid. See the Order Paper.

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees
Two Reports

Two Reports were presented.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Four urgent questions

Four urgent questions were posed.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Eight Questions on Notice

There are eight Questions on Notice listed for oral answer on the Order Paper.

Statements By Ministers
One Statement

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.

Private Business: Motions
Consider the details of the two-part address by the Hon. Keith Rowley, MP (January 2019)
The House adjourned to Friday March 8, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.

The Sitting concluded at 6:08 p.m. The House adjourned to Friday March 8, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.