House of Representatives

Sittings

23rd Sitting of the House of Representatives

2nd Session - 12th Republican Parliament

Friday 25 March, 2022
1:30 PM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of Absence

The Speaker granted leave of absence to the Members for Oropouche East and Caroni Central.

Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP [Opposition Member]
Mr. Arnold Ram, MP [Opposition Member]
Petitions
Netball Association of Trinidad and Tobago

The Leader of the House sought and obtained leave for a petition on behalf of the Netball Association of Trinidad and Tobago to be read. The Organisation was seeking incorporation via Act of Parliament.

Papers
Eleven Papers

Eleven Papers were laid. See the Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
25 Questions on Notice

There are 25 Questions on Notice. One Question (128) was deferred for two weeks. All unanswered questions were postponed until the next Sitting. See the Order Paper.

Private Business: Motions
Failure to prevent surge in criminal activity

The Member for Naparima  moved a private motion calling on the House to reprimand the Government for its failure to effectively prevent the surge in criminal activity in the country.

Mr. Rodney Charles, MP [Opposition Member]
Hon. Fitzgerald Hinds, MP [Minister of National Security]
Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar SC, MP [Leader of the Opposition]
Hon. Stuart Young, MP [Minister of Energy and Energy Industries and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
Mr. Dinesh Rambally, MP [Opposition Member]
Hon. Foster Cummings, MP [Minister of Youth Development and National Service]
Ms. Anita Haynes, MP [Opposition Member]
Adjournment
The House adjourned to a date to be fixed

The House adjourned to a date to be fixed. Before adjourning, Members extended greetings to the Spritual Baptist community on the occasion of Spiritual Baptist Shouter Liberation Day, which is celebrated on March 30th each year. The Sitting ended at 6:09 p.m.

Hon. Foster Cummings, MP [Minister of Youth Development and National Service]
Ms. Michelle Benjamin, MP [Opposition Member]
Hon. Bridgid Annisette-George [Speaker of the House]