42nd Sitting of the Senate
2nd Session - 9th Republican Parliament
The President of the Senate granted leave to Sen. the Hon. Mariano Browne and Sen. Lyndira Oudit, who were replaced by Mr. Noel Gayle and Mr. Seukeran Tambie respectively.
Three Papers were laid. See the Order Paper for details.
Two Joint Select Committee Reports were presented. See the Order Paper.
Seven Questions qualify for oral answer. One question was answered and the rest deferred. See the Order Paper.
11 Questions qualify for written answer. See the Order Paper.
Debate began on a Private Motion by Sen. Dr. Jennifer Kernahan which asks the Government to keep the cane farmers informed on the progress being made with respect to the drawdown of grant funds from the European Union. The Minister of Finance was first to respond, followed by Sen. Corinne Baptiste McKnight and the maiden contribution of Sen. Seukeran Tambie. A total of five persons made contributions before debate was suspended.
At its next sitting, debate is expected to begin on the Securities Bill, 2009.