34th Sitting of the Senate
3rd Session - 11th Republican Parliament
One Bill was brought from the House of Representatives – the Corporation Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2018. It was agreed that the next stage of the Bill will be taken on June 27, 2018.
Nine Papers were laid.
Two reports were presented.
Three urgent questions were posed.
Six questions qualified for oral answer. Questions #155, #183 and #187 were deferred for two weeks.
Sen. Wade Mark moved a motion calling on the Minister of Finance to table, within fourteen days, copies of the Valuation Reports, the Memorandum of Agreement between NIDCO and the vendor of the vessel and the Dunn and Bradstreet Report on the Galleons Passage. Debate began on the motion.
Sen. Wade Mark raised a matter on the adjournment regarding the rise in crime and criminality in Trinidad and Tobago and the need for Parliament to give consideration to a proposal that the Leader of the Opposition had suggested. The Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries responded.
Sen. Mark raised a second matter on the failure of the Government to address pension payments to retirees of the Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago. The Minister of Works and Transport responded.