23rd Sitting of the House of Representatives
2nd Session - 9th Republican Parliament
The Speaker granted leave of absence to the Member for D’Abadie/O’Meara (12-14 June), St. Ann’s East (8-19 June), Caroni East (today), Chaguanas West (today), St. Augustine (12-25 June) and Oropouche West (today). The Speaker also announced that Mr. Subhas Panday would replace Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar on the Committee of Privileges whenever the matter involving Mrs. Persad-Bissessar was being considered.
Nine Questions qualify for oral answer. Four Questions (62,65,66,88) were answered. See the Order Paper for details.
20 Questions qualify for written answer. See the Order Paper.
The Minister of Local Government moved a Motion which asks the House to approve the draft of the Elections and Boundaries Commission (Local Government) Order, 2009. Seven members made contributions before the Minister rose to conclude the debate. The Motion was approved subject to an amendment.
The Member for Caroni Central raised as a Matter on the Motion for the Adjournment of the House, “The failure of the government to install security cameras in Chaguanas in order to curb the high level of criminal activities in that area.” The Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security responded.
The Member for Cumuto/Manzanilla then raised the issue of “the failure of the Government to rehabilitate, repair and repave the St. Marie Emmanuel Road in Cumuto; the North Oropouche Road; the Fishing Pond Road and the Guaico/Tamana Road.” The Minister of Works and Transport responded.
At its next sitting the House will consider Motions to negative the Deputy Police Commissioner Orders.