House of Representatives


39th Sitting of the House of Representatives

4th Session - 11th Republican Parliament

Friday 28 June, 2019
1:30 PM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of absence

Leave of absence was granted to Mr. Barry Padarath, MP for Princes Town, from today’s Sitting of the House.

One Paper

One paper was laid. See Order Paper.

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees
Two Reports

Two reports were presented.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Two questions on Notice

Two questions qualified for oral answer.

Private Business: Motions
Mismanagement of the health sector

Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, MP for Caroni East, moved a motion calling on the House to condemn the Government for its mismanagement of the health sector and call for the implementation of remedial measures, policies and programmes. Debate began on the motion.

Personal Explanations
Explanation by Dr. Roodal Moonilal

Earlier in the Sitting, the Speaker of the House indicated that the MP for Oropouche East, Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP, did not submit a type written copy of his personal explanation to her and made request for it. At the break, she informed that she received a letter from the Chief Whip highlighting that the type written explanation could not be submitted at this Sitting due to a number of reasons. He further requested that the explanation be given at the next Sitting of the House. Leave was sought for such and agreed upon.

Private Business: Motions
Annul the Immigration (Amendment) Regulations, 2019

The Member for Naparima, Mr. Rodney Charles, MP, moved a private motion on the annulment of the Immigration (Amendment) Regulations, 2019. Debate began on the Bill. With 9 votes for, 17 votes against and 0 abstentions, the motion was defeated.

The House adjourned to Wednesday July 3, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.

The Sitting concluded at 7:47 p.m. The House adjourned to Wednesday July 3, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.