Parliament Contributions

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Portfolios Held

  1. Opposition Member23 September, 2015 – Present
  2. Minister of Planning and Sustainable Development23 June, 2012 – 17 June, 2015
  3. Minister of Planning and the Economy27 June, 2011 – 22 June, 2012
  4. Minister of Planning, Economic and Social Restructuring and Gender Affairs11 May, 2011 – 26 June, 2011
  5. Minister without Portfolio8 February, 1988 – 19 November, 1991
  6. Minister of Industry, Enterprise and Tourism12 January, 1987 – 19 November, 1991
  7. Government Member12 January, 1987 – 7 February, 1988

Bills Debated

  1. The Administration of Justice (Indictable Proceedings) (Amendment) Bill, 2018
  2. The Anti Gang Bill, 2017
  3. The Appropriation (Financial Year – 2016) Bill, 2015
  4. The Appropriation (Financial Year – 2018) Bill, 2017
  5. The Appropriation (Financial Year – 2019) Bill, 2018
  6. The Appropriation (Financial Year 2017) Bill 2016
  7. The Bail (Access to Bail) (Amendment) Bill, 2017
  8. The Civil Asset Recovery and Management and Unexplained Wealth Bill, 2019
  9. The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2018
  10. The Corporation Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2018
  11. The Criminal Procedure (Plea Discussion and Plea Agreement) Bill, 2017
  12. The Finance (No. 3) Bill 2016
  13. The Finance (No.2) Bill, 2016
  14. The Finance (Variation of Appropriation) (Financial Year 2018) Bill, 2019
  15. The Finance Bill, 2016
  16. The Finance Bill, 2017
  17. The Finance Bill, 2018
  18. The Gambling (Gaming and Betting) Control Bill, 2016
  19. The Income Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2018
  20. The Indictable Offences (Pre-Trial Procedure) Bill, 2017
  21. The Insurance Bill, 2016
  22. The International Financial Organisations (Corporacion Andina de Fomento) Bill, 2017
  23. The Land Adjudication (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2017
  24. The Miscellaneous Provisions (Anti-Gang and Bail) Bill, 2016
  25. The Miscellaneous Provisions (Marriage) Bill, 2016
  26. The Miscellaneous Provisions (Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters, Proceeds of Crime, Financial Intelligence Unit of Trinidad and Tobago, Customs and Exchange Control) Bill, 2017
  27. The Miscellaneous Provisions (Pensions) Bill, 2019
  28. The Miscellaneous Provisions (Petroleum, Petroleum Production Levy and Subsidy and Income Tax) Bill, 2019
  29. The Miscellaneous Provisions (Tax Amnesty, Pensions, Freedom of Information, National Insurance, Central Bank and Non-Profit Organisations) Bill, 2019
  30. The Miscellaneous Provisions (Trial By Judge Alone) Bill, 2017
  31. The Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill, 2017
  32. The National Statistical Institute of Trinidad and Tobago Bill, 2018
  33. The Non-Profit Organisations Bill, 2019
  34. The Planning and Facilitation of Development (Amendment) Bill, 2018
  35. The Property Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2018
  36. The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Property (Amendment) Bill, 2015
  37. The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Property (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  38. The Registration of Titles to Land (Amendment)(No.2) Bill, 2017
  39. The Strategic Services Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  40. The Tax Information Exchange Agreements (United States of America) Bill, 2016
  41. The Tax Information Exchange Agreements Bill, 2016
  42. The Tobago House of Assembly Election (Validation) Bill, 2017
  43. The Trespass (Amendment) Bill, 2019
  44. The Trinidad and Tobago Revenue Authority Bill, 2018
  45. The Valuation of Land (Amendment) Bill, 2018
  46. The Whistleblower Protection Bill, 2018

Motions Debated

  1. Adopt the 5th Report of JSC National Security on the Final Report of the Police Manpower Audit Committee
  2. Adopt the First Report of the Standing Finance Committee
  3. Adopt the First Report of the Standing Finance Committee of the House of Representatives
  4. Adopt the Report of the Joint Select Committee on the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Property (Amendment) Bill, 2015
  5. Adopt the Report of the JSC – Insurance Bill, 2016
  6. Adopt the Report of the JSC on the Tax Information Exchange Agreements Bill, 2016
  7. Adopt the Report of the JSC on the Tax Information Exchange Agreements Bill, 2016
  8. Adopt the Report of the Standing Finance Committee – 4th Session – 11th Parliament
  9. Adopt the Report of the Standing Finance Committee – Proposals for the Supplementation and Variation of Appropriation for fiscal year 2018
  10. Adopt the Second Report of the Standing Finance Committee
  11. Adopt the Second Report of the Standing Finance Committee – 4th Session – 11th Parliament
  12. Adopt the Second Report of the Standing Finance Committee of the House of Representatives
  13. Annulment of Selection Process Order for Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner of Police
  14. Annulment of the Value Added Tax (Amendment to Schedule 2) Order 2016
  15. Approve the Administration of Justice (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) Regulations, 2018
  16. Approve the Notification of the nomination of Commodore Anthony Stafford Franklin
  17. Approve the Notification of the nomination of Mr. Harold Phillip as Commissioner of PoliceApprove the Notification of nomination of Mr. Harold Philip to the office of Commissioner of Police
  18. Condemn the Government for its failure in the Education Sector
  19. Condemn the Government for its recklessness and mismanagement of the nation’s finances and economy
  20. Condemn the Government’s lack of a clear economic plan
  21. Confirm the Customs (Amendment to the First Schedule) Order, 2016
  22. Confirm the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic (Amendment) (No. 2) Order, 2016
  23. Confirm the Provisional Collection of Taxes Order, 2017
  24. Confirmation of the Customs (Import Duty) (Caribbean Common Market) (Amendment) Order, 2016
  25. Confirmation of the Excise Duty (Alcoholic Beverages) Order, 2016
  26. Confirmation of the Excise Duty (Tobacco Products) Order, 2016
  27. Confirmation of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Order, 2016
  28. Consider the details of the two-part address by the Hon. Keith Rowley, MP (January 2019)
  29. Establish Joint Select Committee to Review Levels of Health Care Delivery
  30. Exemption from Import Duties of Customs 1
  31. Failure to Diversify the Economy
  32. Increase of Debt Limit under the Guarantee of Loans Act
  33. Increase of Loan Ceiling under the Development Loans Act
  34. Increase of Loan Ceiling under the External Loans Act
  35. Joint Select Committee on Vision 2030
  36. Note the Report of the SSC on the Selection Process of CoP and Deputy CoP
  37. Notification of the nomination of Mr. Martin George as a member of the Police Service Commission
  38. Provision of Learning Materials to Students