Parliament sits on Tuesday

Parliament sits on Tuesday

The Sixth Session of the Tenth Parliament is scheduled for Tuesday, April 26, 2016.  Members of the House of Assembly will meet at 10:00 a.m. and Members of the Senate will meet at 10:30 a.m., after which both Houses will meet in joint session to receive a message from Her Excellency, the Governor General, Dame Calliopa Pearlette Louisy.

The Standing Finance Committee will meet in closed session at 2:00 p.m. on April 26, 2016 to review the Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure 2016/2017.

A Sitting of the House of Assembly is scheduled for Thursday, April 28, 2016 and Friday, April 29, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. where the debate on the Estimates of Expenditure 2016/2017 will take place. A report of the Meeting of the Standing Finance Committee will also be presented.  

The following Motion is down for consideration:

BE IT RESOLVED that the House of Assembly do adopt the Report of the Standing Finance Committee on the Estimates of Expenditure for the financial year 2016/2017 in the sum of ONE BILLION, FOUR HUNDRED AND TWENTY SIX MILLION, TWO HUNDRED AND NINETY FIVE THOUSAND, FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($1,426,295,500) as a charge against the Consolidated Fund and other funds of the State of Saint Lucia.

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