11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 4th SESSION
Summary of the 5th Sitting of the 4th Session of the 10th Republican Parliament
(Wednesday September 25, 2013 at 10:00 AM)
Government Business: Bills Second Reading
- The Appropriation (Financial Year 2014) Bill, 2013: Debate has resumed on the budget for fiscal 2014. The Minister of Food Production was the first to contribute, followed by Sen. Shamfa Cudjoe, the Minister of State in the Ministry of the People and Social Development, the Minister of Communications, the Minister of Health, Senator Elton Prescott, SC, the Attorney General, the Vice-President of the Senate, the Minister of Local Government, the Leader of Opposition Business in the Senate, Senator Dr. Rolph Balgobin and the Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills Training. The Minister of Finance and the Economy then rose to conclude.
Contributions by: Sen. the Hon. Devant Maharaj [Minister of Food Production], Sen. Shamfa Cudjoe [Opposition Senator], Hon. Vernella Alleyne-Toppin, MP [Tobago East] [Minister in the Ministry of the People and Social Development], Sen. the Hon. Gerald Hadeed [Minister of Communications], Hon. Dr. Fuad Khan, MP [Barataria/San Juan] [Minister of Health], Sen Elton Prescott, SC [Independent Senator], Sen. the Hon. Anand Ramlogan, SC [Attorney General], Sen. James Lambert [Vice-President of the Senate], Sen. the Hon. Marlene Coudray [Minister of Local Government], Sen. Pennelope Beckles [Leader of Opposition Business in the Senate], Sen. Dr. Rolph Balgobin [Independent Senator], Sen. the Hon. Fazal Karim [Minister of Tertiary Education and Skills Training], Sen. the Hon. Larry Howai [Minister of Finance and the Economy]