House of Representatives


36th Sitting of the House of Representatives

3rd Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Friday 28 June, 2013
1:30 PM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of Absence

The Speaker granted leave of absence to the Member for Caroni East (June 22-July 1), the Member for Tobago East (today’s sitting) and the Prime Minister (today’s sitting).

Five Papers

Five Papers were laid. See the Order Paper.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Two Questions

Two Questions qualify for oral answer. Both Questions were answered. See the Order Paper for details.

Statements By Ministers
Condemnation of a newspaper article

Hon. Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP made a statement expressing his condemnation of a newspaper article published in today’s Express.

Private Business: Motions
Public Sector Procurement

The Member for Diego Martin North/East moved a Private Motion asking the House to express its disapproval of the Government’s failure to implement and enact a new legal and regulatory framework for public sector procurement. The Hon. Minister of Planning and Sustainable Development was next to contribute, followed by the Leader of the Opposition, during whose contribution debate on the Motion was suspended.

The House adjourned to Wednesday July 3rd, 2013 at 1:30 p.m.

At the next sitting, debate is expected to continue on the Dog Control Bill, 2013.