House of Representatives

Sittings

31st Sitting of the House of Representatives

2nd Session - 12th Republican Parliament

Friday 27 May, 2022
1:30 PM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of Absence

The Speaker granted leave of absence to the Member for Chaguanas West from today’s Sitting.

Papers
Three Papers

Three Papers were laid. See the Supplemental Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
One Urgent Question

One Urgent Question was approved for oral answer. See the Order Paper.

Mr. Rodney Charles, MP [Opposition Member]
Hon. Fitzgerald Hinds, MP [Minister of National Security]
Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
One Question on Notice

One Question on Notice qualified for oral answer. See the Order Paper.

Dr. Lackram Bodoe, MP [Opposition Member]
Sen. the Hon. Rohan Sinanan [Minister of Works and Transport]
Private Business: Motions
Protection of the nation's children

The Member for Princes Town, Mr. Barry Padarath, MP, moved a motion calling on the Government to implement effective data driven policies, take all urgent steps to protect the children of this nation immediately and reprimand this Government for its failure to effectively protect and support our nation’s children. Debate on the Motion was suspended.

Mr. Barry Padarath, MP [Opposition Member]
Hon. Ayanna Webster-Roy, MP [Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
Ms. Anita Haynes, MP [Opposition Member]
Hon. Lisa Morris-Julian, MP [Minister in the Ministry of Education]
Mr. Rodney Charles, MP [Opposition Member]
Hon. Fitzgerald Hinds, MP [Minister of National Security]
Mr. Rudranath Indarsingh, MP [Opposition Member]
Hon. Symon de Nobriga, MP [Minister of Communications and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
Dr. Rai Ragbir, MP [Opposition Member]
Adjournment
The House adjourned to Friday June 3, 2022

At the next Sitting the House will consider the Immigration (Caribbean Community Skilled Nationals)(Amendment) Bill, 2022. Before adjourning Members extended greetings to the national community on the occasion of Indian Arrival Day, which is observed on May 30th each year.

Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
Mr. Davendranath Tancoo, MP [Opposition Member]
Hon. Bridgid Annisette-George [Speaker of the House]