42nd Sitting of the House of Representatives
2nd Session - 11th Republican Parliament
Leave of Absence was granted to Mrs. Glenda Jennings-Smith, MP for Toco / Sangre Grande from today’s Sitting of the House.
Three Papers were laid in the names of the Minister of Finance and the Deputy Speaker. See Order Paper for details.
Five Reports were presented. See Order Paper for details.
Three urgent questions were posed. See Order Paper for details.
Six questions qualified for oral answer. See Order Paper for details.
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.
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.
The Private Motion (debated on Friday May 26, 2017) on the Rising Crime Epidemic moved by Mr. Rodney Charles, MP, was debated.
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP, made a statement on the injection of funds into the UNIMED Group Health Plan for monthly paid officers.
The Sitting concluded at 6:05 p.m. The House adjourned sine die.