27th Sitting of the House of Representatives
5th Session - 11th Republican Parliament
Leave of absence was granted to Ms. Marlene McDonald, MP for Port of Spain South, from today’s Sitting of the House.
The Animal (Diseases and Importation) (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was brought from the Senate in the name of the Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries.
Nine papers were laid. See Order Paper for details.
Five urgent questions were posed and answered.
One question qualified for oral answer.
Private Members’ Business took precedence at this Sitting. The Member for Caroni Central, Dr. Bhoendradatt Tewarie, MP, moved a motion that the Government should favourably consider the Leader of the Oppositionâ€™s proposals to the Prime Minister of an Economic Master Plan and facilitate a genuine bipartisan collaboration, towards a national policy for recovery and growth in Trinidad and Tobago. Debate began on the motion. Debate on the motion was adjourned at 6:00 p.m.
The Senate amendments to the Real Estate Agents Bill, 2020 was considered and approved.
The House brought greetings to the Muslim community on the celebration of Eid-Ul-Fitr. The Sitting concluded at 6:21 p.m. The House adjourned to Friday May 29, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.