7th Sitting of the Senate

2nd Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 25 October, 2011
11:00 AM
Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Leave of Absence

The President granted leave of absence to Sen. the Hon. Kevin Ramnarine. Mr. Kevin Bhagaloo was appointed to temporarily replace Sen. Ramnarine during his absence.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer
Four Questions

Four Questions qualify for oral answer. Three were answered and one deferred. See the Order Paper.

Private Business: Motions
Deficiencies in the Police Service

Sen. Fitzgerald Hinds moved a motion which asks the Senate to take note of the strengths and deficiencies of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service and its impact and potential in the fight against crime. The Minister of National Security was the first to enter the debate followed by Sen. Dr. Rolph Balgobin and Sen. Pennelope Beckles.

The Senate adjourns to a date to be fixed

The Senate adjourned to a date to be fixed. Before adjourning, greetings were extended to the Hindu community on the occasion of Divali, which will be celebrated on Wednesday October 26th, 2011. The sitting adjourned at 3:45 p.m.