5th Sitting of the Senate
1st Session - 11th Republican Parliament
Leave of Absence was granted to Minister Jennifer Baptiste-Primus, Minister of Labour and Small Enterprise Development, for this sitting.
Correspondence was received from the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Hon. Bridgid Annisette-George, MP, indicating the members appointed to fourteen (14) Joint Select Committees. At this Sitting of the House of Representatives, dated November 13th 2015, it was relayed that two (2) new Joint Select Committee were appointed to consider, evaluate and report on the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Property (Amendment) Bill and the Whistleblower Protection Bill, 2015.
168 Papers were laid. See the Order Paper for details.
Urgent questions were answered.
See questions on the Order Paper. Question #2 was deferred for fourteen (14) days. The Hon. Franklin Khan provided an answer for Question #3 on behalf of the Minister of Labour and Small Enterprise Development in her absence.
Members of the Senate were appointed to the various Joint Select Committees of the Parliament.
The 5th Sitting of the Senate ended at 2:17 p.m. The Senate has been adjourned to Tuesday November 24, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. During this 6th Sitting, the Private Motion, as listed on the Order Paper will be debated.