House of Representatives


6th Sitting of the House of Representatives

4th Session - 11th Republican Parliament

Wednesday 10 October, 2018
1:30 PM
Personal Explanations
Prime Minister

The Prime Minister made a Personal Explanation in the House.

Motions Relating To The Business Or Sittings Of The House And Moved By A Minister Or Parliamentary Secretary
Matter affecting the Privileges of the House
Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Appropriation (Financial Year - 2019) Bill, 2018

The Minister of Finance continued his wind up of debate on the Appropriation (Financial Year – 2019) Bill, 2018. The Bill was read a second time and referred to Standing Finance Committee. The Committee examined the Heads of Expenditure, approved the schedule, considered the Bill clause by clause, then reported the Bill to the House. The Bill was passed by a margin of 21 for, none against and ten abstentions.

Privilege Motions
Comments made by Oropouche East

The Leader of the House raised a matter of privilege about comments made during the budget debate by the Member for Oropouche East.

Speaker's Ruling
Privilege Matter raised on October 10, 2018

The Speaker gave her ruling on a matter of privilege raised by the Leader of the House on October 10, 2018 in response to statements made by the Member for Oropouche East. The matter was referred to the Committee of Privilege.

The House adjourned to a date to be fixed

View this Sitting on YouTube via the following links:Part 1

Standing Finance Committee Meetings

View the Standing Finance Committee Meetings via the following links:

Part 1 (Head 18: Ministry of Finance)

Part 2 (Head 18: Ministry of Finance (continued); Head 20: Pensions and Gratuities; Head 40: Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries; Head 37: Integrity Commission; Head 28: Ministry of Health; Head 17: Personnel Department; Head 04: Industrial Court; Head 08: Elections and Boundaries Commission; Head 70: Ministry of Communications)

Part 3 (Head 22: Ministry of National Security)

Part 4 (Head 22: Ministry of National Security (continued))

Part 5 (Head 64: Trinidad and Tobago Police Service; Head 03: Judiciary; Head 30: Ministry of Labour and Small Enterprise Development; Head 11: Registration, Recognition and Certification Board; Head 26: Ministry of Education)

Part 6 (Head 26: Ministry of Education (continued); Head 68: Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs; Head 23: Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs)

Part 7 (Head 15: Tobago House of Assembly; Head 16: Central Administrative Services, Tobago)

Part 8 (Head 39: Ministry of Public Utilities; Head 77: Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries; Head 62: Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts; Head 35: Ministry of Tourism; Head 13: Office of the Prime Minister; Head 38: Environmental Commission)

Part 9 (Head 43: Ministry of Works and Transport)

Part 10 (Head 31: Ministry of Public Administration; Head 06: Service Commissions; Head 07: Statutory Authorities Service Commission; Head 78: Ministry of Social Development and Family Services; Head 48: Ministry of Trade and Industry; Head 65: Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs; Head 67: Ministry of Planning and Development)

Part 11 (Head 42: Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government)

Part 12 (Head 61: Ministry of Housing and Urban Development; Head 12: Public Service Appeal Board; Head 09: Tax Appeal Board; Head 75: Equal Opportunity Tribunal; Head 02: Auditor General; Head 01: President; Head 05: Parliament)