28th Sitting of the House of Representatives
1st Session - 11th Republican Parliament
Leave of Absence was granted to Mr. Prakash Ramadhar, MP for St. Augustine from today’s Sitting.
Seven papers were laid in the names of the Minister of Finance, Prime Minister and Minister of National Security. Papers 1-3 will be referred to the Public Accounts Committee and Paper 4 will be referred to the Public Accounts (Enterprises) Committee. See Order Paper for details.
Six urgent questions were posed and answered. See Order Paper for details.
27 questions qualified for oral answer. Answers to Questions #131, #145 and #152 were deferred. Due to the time limit on Questions for oral answers, the last question answered was #129. All other questions will be answered at the next Sitting. See Order Paper for details.
The Member for Oropouche East (Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP) moved a motion asking the House to express a loss of confidence in the Attorney General and call on the Prime Minister to immediately relieve him of the portfolio of Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago. Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP is first to enter the debate. The debate was adjourned. View the progress of this debate here.
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP moved a motion to consider the Senate Amendments to the Family and Children Division Bill 2016. Mr. Barry Padarath, MP was first to enter the debate. Senate amendments were accepted.
The Sitting concluded at 6:52 p.m. The House adjourned to Friday July 1, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.