11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 4th SESSION

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2nd Session of the 11th Republican Parliament

Deal with the unacceptable crime level in Trinidad and Tobago

WHEREAS the responsibility of a Government is to ensure public safety and security through the maintenance of law and order;

AND WHEREAS the Government has failed to address the extraordinary increase in the level of crime in Trinidad and Tobago;

BE IT RESOLVED that this Senate take note of the increasing and unacceptable levels of violent crimes in Trinidad and Tobago;

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Senate call on the Government to take all immediate and necessary steps in the shortest possible time to deal with the unacceptable crime level facing the citizenry of Trinidad and Tobago.

(By Senator Wayne Sturge)

First Debated: 14-Feb-2017
Speakers in the:
Senate
14-Feb-2017 Senate Debate Day 1 | Hansard PDF icon (461.4 kb)
Sen. Wayne Sturge [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Dhanayshar Mahabir [Independent Senator]
28-Mar-2017 Senate Debate Day 2 | Hansard PDF icon (545.1 kb)
Hon. Maj. Gen. Edmund Dillon, MP [Point Fortin] [Minister of National Security]
Sen. Dr. Dhanayshar Mahabir [Independent Senator]
Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. W. Michael Coppin [Government Senator]
Sen. Stephen Creese [Independent Senator]
Sen. Gerald Ramdeen [Opposition Senator]
25-Apr-2017 Senate Debate Day 3 | Hansard PDF icon (660.7 kb)
Sen. Foster Cummings [Government Senator]
Sen. Christlyn Moore [Opposition Senator (Temporary)]
Sen. Paul Richards [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Dennis Moses [Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs and Minister in the Ministry of National Security]
Sen. Khadijah Ameen [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Jennifer Baptiste-Primus [Minister of Labour and Small Enterprise Development]
27-Jun-2017 Senate Debate Day 4 | Hansard PDF icon (525.1 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Jennifer Baptiste-Primus [Minister of Labour and Small Enterprise Development]
Sen. Daniel Solomon [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Melissa Ramkissoon [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Clarence Rambharat [Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries]
Sen. David Small [Independent Senator]
Sen. Rodger Samuel [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Lester Henry [Government Senator]
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