House of Representatives


37th Sitting of the House of Representatives

1st Session - 9th Republican Parliament

Monday 29 September, 2008
10:00 AM
Two Papers

Two Papers were laid in the name of the Minister of Local Government, by the Minister of Science, Technology and Tertiary Education.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Three Questions

Three Questions qualify for oral answer. The Speaker of the House announced that questions would be deferred for the duration of the budget debate.

Questions To Ministers: Written Answer
Six Questions

Six Questions qualify for written answer. See the Order Paper for details.

Privilege Motions
Molesting of Members attending a sitting of the House of Representatives

The Member for Tabaquite raised a matter of privilege relating to the assaulting, insulting, molesting and abusing of members of Parliament while they were coming to the House to participate in a debate of no confidence in the Prime Minister on September 12, 2008. The Speaker ruled that in his view a prima facie case had indeed been made out by the Member for Tabaquite and referred the matter to the Committee of Privileges for further investigation and report.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Appropriation Bill, 2009

Debate continued (from September 26, 2008) on the Appropriation Bill, 2009 with the Member for Diego Martin West being the first to contribute, followed by the Member for Couva South. In all some 12 members made contributions before debate was suspended.

The House adjourned to Tuesday September 30, 2008 at 10:00 a.m.

At the next sitting debate will resume on the Appropriation Bill, 2009. The House adjourned at 12:30 a.m.