8th Sitting of the House of Representatives
2nd Session - 12th Republican Parliament
Leave of absence was granted to the Hon. Faris Al-Rawi, MP for San Fernando West during the period November 14-25, 2021 and to Mr. Davendranath Tancoo, MP for Oropouche West from today’s Sitting of the House.
The Foreign Labour Contracts (Repeal) Bill, 2021 was brought from the Senate in the name of the Minister of Labour.
Two urgent questions were posed.
There are three Questions on Notice. All questions were answered. See the Order Paper.
The Leader of Government Business moved a motion to appoint Mr. David Lee to the JSC on Energy Affairs in lieu of Ms. Anita Haynes. The motion was approved.
The Prime Minister, Hon. Dr. Keith Rowley, MP, moved a motion to revoke the May 15th, 2021 proclamation of a state of emergency. Four Opposition MPs contributed to the debate before the Prime Minister wound up the debate. With 20 votes for, no votes against and 14 abstentions, the motion was approved.
The Member for Caroni East, Dr. Rishad Seecheran, MP, raised a matter on the adjournment regarding rapid antigen COVID tests. The Minister of Health, Hon. Terrence Deyalsingh, MP, responded.
The Sitting concluded at 4:12 p.m.