House of Representatives


34th Sitting of the House of Representatives

1st Session - 12th Republican Parliament

Wednesday 25 August, 2021
1:30 PM
Motions Relating To The Business Or Sittings Of The House And Moved By A Minister Or Parliamentary Secretary
Speaking time for debate on Motion #1

The Acting Leader of Government Business, Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh, moved a motion with regards to the speaking time for the debate on Motion #1 (Extend SOE for three months), that a maximum of 45 minutes be allowed for the mover and first responder, a maximum of 20 minutes for all other responders and a maximum of 45 minutes for the reply of the mover of the motion. The motion was approved.

Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP [Minister of Health]
Government Business: Motions
Extend State of Emergency for three months

The Prime Minister, Hon. Dr. Keith Rowley, MP, moved a motion for the extension of the state of public emergency for three months. Debate began on the motion. With 21 votes for, no votes against and 18 abstentions, the motion was approved.

Hon. Dr. Keith Rowley, MP [Prime Minister]
Mr. Rudranath Indarsingh, MP [Opposition Member]
Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP [Minister of Health]
Dr. Lackram Bodoe, MP [Opposition Member]
Hon. Faris Al-Rawi SC, MP [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
Mr. Saddam Hosein, MP [Opposition Member]
Hon. Shamfa Cudjoe-Lewis, MP [Minister of Sport and Community Development]
Ms. Vandana Mohit, MP [Opposition Member]
Hon. Fitzgerald Hinds, MP [Minister of National Security]
Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP [Opposition Member]
Mr. Keith Scotland SC, MP [Government Member]
Hon. Kamla Persad-Bissessar SC, MP [Leader of the Opposition]
The House adjourned to a date to be fixed

The Sitting concluded at 7:08 p.m.