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Summary of the 8th Sitting of the 2nd Session of the 11th Republican Parliament
(Tuesday January 17, 2017 at 1:30 PM)

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Announcements By The President/Vice-President

  • Temporary Appointement to the Senate: Mr. Raphael Cumberbatch was appointed to temporarily replace Sen. Daniel Solomon.
    Contributions by: Sen. Raphael Cumberbatch [Opposition Senator (Temporary)]


  • 17 Papers Laid: 17 Papers were laid. See the Supplemental Order Paper for details.

Questions To Ministers: Oral Answer

  • Three Questions: Three questions qualify for oral answer. One question (13) was answered. See Order Paper for details.
    Contributions by: Hon. Fitzgerald Hinds, MP [Laventille West] [Minister of Public Utilities]

Requests For Leave To Move The Adjournment Of The House On Definite Matters Of Urgent Public Importance

  • One Matter Raised: One Matter was raised by Sen. Gerald Ramdeen on the failure of the Government to deal with crime. The President was not satisfied that the matter qualified for debate and the motion was denied.

Government Business: Bills Second Reading

Matter On The Adjournment

  • One Matter: One matter was raised on the Motion for the adjournment of the Senate by Sen. H.R. Ian Roach.


  • The Senate adjourns to Tuesday January 24, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.: At the next sitting, debate is expected on a Finance (Variation of Appropriation) Bill.