House of Representatives


42nd Sitting of the House of Representatives

2nd Session - 11th Republican Parliament

Friday 30 June, 2017
1:30 PM
Announcements By The Speaker/Deputy Speaker
Leave of Absence

Leave of Absence was granted to Mrs. Glenda Jennings-Smith, MP for Toco / Sangre Grande from today’s Sitting of the House.

Three Papers

Three Papers were laid in the names of the Minister of Finance and the Deputy Speaker. See Order Paper for details.

Presentation Of Reports From Select Committees
Five Reports

Five Reports were presented. See Order Paper for details.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Three urgent questions

Three urgent questions were posed. See Order Paper for details.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Six questions

Six questions qualified for oral answer. See Order Paper for details.

Statements By Ministers
Central Block of POS General Hospital

The Minister of Health, Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP, made a statement, authorized by Cabinet, on the way forward in treating with issues of unsafe conditions at the Central Block of the Port of Spain General Hospital.

Motions Relating To The Business Or Sittings Of The House And Moved By A Minister Or Parliamentary Secretary
Extension of JSCs

The Leader of the House moved a motion that the JSC on the Insurance Bill, 2016, the JSC on the Gambling (Gaming and Betting) Control Bill, 2016 and JSC on the Cybercrime Bill, 2017 be granted an extension of eleven (11) weeks in order to complete its work and submit a final report by September 15, 2017. These motions were approved.

Private Business: Motions
Rising Crime Epidemic

The Private Motion (debated on Friday May 26, 2017) on the Rising Crime Epidemic moved by Mr. Rodney Charles, MP, was debated.

Statements By Ministers
Injection of funds into the UNIMED Group Health Plan

Hon. Colm Imbert, MP, made a statement on the injection of funds into the UNIMED Group Health Plan for monthly paid officers.

The House adjourned sine die

The Sitting concluded at 6:05 p.m. The House adjourned sine die.