House of Representatives


25th Sitting of the House of Representatives

5th Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Wednesday 25 March, 2015
1:30 PM
Seven Papers

Seven Papers were laid. See the Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Urgent Questions
Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Six Questions

Six Questions qualify for oral answer. See the Order Paper.

Requests For Leave To Move The Adjournment Of The House On Definite Matters Of Urgent Public Importance
Possible Repeat of Monday's Police Exercise

The Leader of the Opposition sought leave of the House to raise as a definite matter of urgent public importance, the issue of a possible repeat of the police exercise on Monday which had the effect of inconveniencing much of the commuting public in Trinidad and Tobago. The Speaker ruled that the matter did not qualify under this standing order but should be raised as a matter on the Motion for the adjournment of the House.

Government Business: Motions
Lack of Confidence in the Leader of the Opposition

The Leader of the House moved a Motion which asks the House to express its lack of confidence in the Leader of the Opposition. The Member for Diego Martin Central was the first to respond, followed by the Minister of Legal Affairs and Justice, the Minister of State in the Ministry of the People and Social Development, the Member for Chaguanas West and the Minister of Labour and Small and Micro Enterprise Development, during whose contribution the debate was suspended.

The House adjourned to Wednesday April 8, 2015 at 1:30 p.m.

At the next sitting, debate is expected to continue on the Motion of loss of confidence, as well as Motions three and four on the Order Paper. The sitting ended at 6:36 p.m.