30th Sitting of the House of Representatives
2nd Session - 11th Republican Parliament
Leave of absence was granted to Dr. Fuad Khan, MP for Barataria, Dr. Bhoendradatt Tewarie, MP for Caroni Central and Mrs. Christine Newallo-Hosein, MP for Cumuto/Manzanilla from today’s Sitting.
Three Papers were laid in the names of the Minister of Finance, Minister of National Security and Deputy Speaker. Paper 1 was referred to the Public Accounts Committee. See Order Paper for details.
Six urgent questions were posed. See Order Paper for details.
Seven questions qualified for oral answer. Question #107 was deferred for two weeks. See Order Paper for details.
Mr. Barry Padarath made a request for leave under Standing Order 17 to discuss a definite matter namely the questionable structural safety and integrity of the Brian Lara Stadium in Tarouba. The Speaker was not satisfied that this matter qualified under Standing Order 17.
Debate continued on the private motion to condemn the Government’s lack of a clear economic plan to deal with the nation’s present challenging economic conditions.
The Sitting concluded at 6:03 p.m. The House adjourned to Friday May 5, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.