22nd Sitting of the House of Representatives
1st Session - 9th Republican Parliament
29 Questions qualify for oral answer. Questions Answered: (71,98). See the Order Paper for details.
15 Questions qualify for written answer. See the Order Paper for details.
The Member for Princes Town North sought leave to raise the issue of the Government’s inability to deal with violent crime of murder as a definite matter of urgent public importance. The Speaker ruled that it did not qualify under Standing Order 12. The Speaker further reminded all members about the Government Motion on crime that was still on the Order Paper.
The Minister of Finance made a statement in the House about the Government of Trinidad and Tobago’s decision to access European Commission Grant Funding for the disengagement of Government from the sugar industry.
Debate resumed on a Private Motion by the Member for Cumuto/Manzanilla on rising food prices, with the Member for Caroni Central (Dr. Hamza Rafeeq, MP) resuming his contribution from May 2, 2008. He was followed by the Minister of Information and Member for Lopinot/Bon Air West (Hon. Neil Parsanlal, MP).
At its next sitting, scheduled for Friday June 13, 2008 at 1:30 p.m., the House will begin debate on the Children’s Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2008 and the Children’s Community Residences, Foster Homes and Nurseries (Amendment) Bill, 2008. Time permitting, the House will consider a Motion to agree with Senate Amendments to the Immigration (Advance Passenger Information) Bill, 2008. The House adjourned at 4:31 p.m.