House of Representatives

Sittings

25th Sitting of the House of Representatives

3rd Session - 12th Republican Parliament

Friday 26 May, 2023
1:30 PM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of absence

Leave of absence was granted to Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP for St. Joseph, from Sittings of the House during the period May 26-30, 2023 and to Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP for Oropouche East, from today’s Sitting of the House.

Mr. Esmond Forde, MP [Government Member]
Papers
16 Papers

Sixteen Papers were laid. See the Order Paper.

Hon. Camille Robinson-Regis, MP [Minister of Housing and Urban Development]
Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Five Questions on Notice

There are five questions on notice on the Order Paper for oral answer. All questions were answered.

Mr. Barry Padarath, MP [Opposition Member]
Sen. the Hon. Rohan Sinanan [Minister of Works and Transport]
Mr. David Lee, MP [Opposition Member]
Hon. Fitzgerald Hinds, MP [Minister of National Security]
Mr. Rodney Charles, MP [Opposition Member]
Mr. Saddam Hosein, MP [Opposition Member]
Hon. Brian Manning, MP [Minister in the Ministry of Finance]
Introduction Of Bills
Two Bills

The Anti-Doping in Sports (Amendment) Bill, 2023 was introduced in the name of the Minister of Sport and Community Development.

The Municipal Corporations (Extension of Terms of Office and Validation) Bill, 2023 was introduced by the Attorney General, who moved that the next stage of the Bill be taken on Monday May 29, 2023. The motion was approved.

Sen. the Hon. Reginald Armour SC [Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs]
Private Business: Motions
No confidence in the Minister of National Security

Debate resumed on the private motion expressing no confidence in the Minister of National Security. Six members added to the debate before the adjournment of the Sitting.

Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
Ms. Khadijah Ameen, MP [Opposition Member]
Hon. Marvin Gonzales, MP [Minister of Public Utilities]
Mrs. Anita Haynes-Alleyne, MP [Opposition Member]
Mr. Keith Scotland, MP [Government Member]
Mr. Dinesh Rambally, MP [Opposition Member]
Matter On The Adjournment
Two Matters

Ms. Anita Haynes, MP raised a matter on the adjournment namely the failure of the Ministry of Works and Transport to commence the rehabilitation works at the Bon Aventure Main Road landslip in the vicinity of Ragoobar Lands in a timely manner. The Minister of Works and Transport, Sen. the Hon. Rohan Sinanan, responded.

Ms. Haynes raised a second matter namely the failure of the Minister of Works and Transport to provide expedited solutions to the worsening road hazards in the form of recurrent mudslides on the Guaracara-Tabaquite Main Road at the 17km mark. The Minister of Works and Transport, Sen. the Hon. Rohan Sinanan, responded.

Mrs. Anita Haynes-Alleyne, MP [Opposition Member]
Sen. the Hon. Rohan Sinanan [Minister of Works and Transport]
Adjournment
The House adjourned to Monday May 29, 2023 at 1:30 p.m.

The Sitting concluded at 6:11 p.m.