8th Sitting of the Senate

1st Session - 10th Republican Parliament

Tuesday 21 September, 2010
11:00 AM
Announcements By The President/Vice-President
Use of Cell Phones

The Vice-President of the Senate reminded the House about the need to silence all cell phones while in the Chamber.

One Paper

One Paper was laid. See the Order Paper.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading
The Appropriation (Financial Year 2011) Bill, 2010

The Budget Debate for fiscal 2011 resumed from September 20, 2010. The Minister of Energy and Energy Affairs was first to contribute, followed by Sen. Dr. Rolph Balgobin, Sen. Fitzgerald Hinds and Sen. Dr. James Armstrong. Eight Members made contributiond including maiden interventions from Sen. David Abdulah and Sen. Ravi Ratiram. Debate on the Bill was then suspended.

The Senate adjourned to Wednesday September 22, 2010 at 11 a.m.

At the next sitting, debate is expected to resume on the Appropriation (Financial Year 2011) Bill, 2010.