23rd Sitting of the House of Representatives
4th Session - 11th Republican Parliament
Leave of absence was granted to Mr. Esmond Forde, MP for Tunapuna, from Sittings of the House during the period March 9-23, 2019 and to Hon. Fitzgerald Hinds, MP for Laventille and Ms. Nicole Olivierre, MP for La Brea from today’s Sitting of the House.
Twelve Papers were laid. See the Order Paper.
Two reports were presented. See the Order Paper.
Eleven questions were posed to the Prime Minister by Opposition Members before the time for Prime Minister’s Questions expired. See questions on the Order Paper.
Three urgent questions qualified for oral answer.
There were 22 questions on notice that qualified for oral answer. Questions #140 and #158 were deferred. Question #154 was withdrawn. See the Order Paper for details.
Three bills will be introduced in the name of the Attorney General.
Dr. Lackram Bodoe, MP for Fyzabad, moved a private motion calling on the Government to take urgent steps to ensure the protection of our nation’s women. Debate began on the Bill.
The Minister of Public Administration made a statement regarding the rental of the property at 3 Alexandra Street, St. Clair.
The House considered Senate amendments to the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2018. Amendments were agreed upon.
Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP, raised a matter on the adjournment regarding the need for Government to take urgent steps to cancel agreements to purchase or lease Boeing 737 Max 8 aircrafts, in light of recent fatal accidents. The Minister of Finance responded.
The Sitting concluded at 6:40 p.m. The House adjourned to Friday March 29, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.