22nd Sitting of the Senate
1st Session - 12th Republican Parliament
Imam Sheraz Ali was appointed a Government Senator, following the seat of Mr. Franklin Khan being declared vacant.
Six Papers were laid. See the Order Paper.
The Second Interim Report of the Joint Select Committee appointed to consider and report
on the Miscellaneous Provisions (Local Government Reform) Bill, 2020 will be presented.
Four Urgent Questions were approved for oral answer. See the Order Paper.
There are five Questions on Notice listed for oral answer. See the Order Paper.
Senator Paul Richards moved a Private Motion which asks the Government to critically assess the deficiencies in the current systems, and to present to the Parliament a legislative agenda and policy implementation plan to more effectively address the rising incidence of violence against women and girls. Seven members made contributions before debate was suspended.
Senator Wade Mark raised as a matter on the Motion for the Adjournment of the House, the need for the Government to immediately discontinue the exemption requirement for entry into Trinidad and Tobago. The Minister of National Security responded.
The Sitting ended at 6:20 p.m.