senate

Sittings

29th Sitting of the Senate

1st Session - 12th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 22 June, 2021
1:30 PM
Papers
One Paper

One paper was laid. See the Order Paper.

Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Four urgent questions

Four urgent questions were posed.

Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Minister of Finance]
Sen. the Hon. Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs]
Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Three Questions on Notice

Three Questions on Notice qualified for oral answer. See the Order Paper.

Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
Sen. the Hon. Rohan Sinanan [Minister of Works and Transport]
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Minister of Finance]
Private Business: Motions
Deficiencies in dealing with violent crimes against women and girls

The Senate resumed debate on a Private Motion by Independent Senator Paul Richards (from April 27, 2021) on the deficiencies in dealing with violent crimes against women and girls. Sen. Richards wound up the debate on the motion. The motion was approved.

Sen. Laurel Lezama-Lee Sing [Government Senator]
Sen. Dr. Maria Dillon-Remy [Independent Senator]
Sen. Renuka Rambhajan [Opposition Senator (Temporary)]
Sen. the Hon. Nigel de Freitas [Minister in the Ministry of Agriculture, Lands and Fisheries]
Sen. David Nakhid [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Varma Deyalsingh [Independent Senator]
Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Hassel Bacchus [Minister of Digital Transformation]
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
Sen. Paul Richards [Independent Senator]
Matter On The Adjournment
Two Matters

Sen. Wade Mark raised a matter on the adjournment regarding the need of the Government to explain the specific measures being used to monitor and evaluate COVID-19 positive patients in home quarantine. The Leader of Government Business, Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat, responded.
Sen. Mark raised a second matter regarding the status of the private public partnership agreement involving Aripo Livestock Farm. Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat responded.

Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
Adjournment
The Senate adjourned to a date to be fixed

The Sitting concluded at 6:40 p.m.