House of Representatives


33rd Sitting of the House of Representatives

1st Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Friday 25 February, 2011
1:30 PM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of Absence

The Speaker granted leave of absence from today sitting to the Prime Minister, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Opposition Chief Whip.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
One Question

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

Private Business: Motions
Private Motion: Handling of SIA Files

Debate resumed (from January 28, 2011) on a Private Motion by the Member for Diego Martin West which asks that the Government report to Parliament on how it is handling the files of the Security Intelligence Agency (SIA). The Minister of Education was first to contribute, followed by the Member for Diego Martin Central.

Statements By Ministers
Methanol Project

Earlier in the sitting, the Speaker sought concurrence of the House to have a statement made later in the proceedings. The Minister of Energy and Energy Affairs made an statement about a significant project to be undertaken in the energy sector, specifically the methanol industry.

The House adjourned to Monday February 28, 2011 at 1:30 p.m.

At the next sitting, debate is expected to conclude on the Constitution (Amendment)(Capital Offences) Bill, 2011. The sitting adjourned at 4:52 p.m.