Monday, November 18, 2019

Throne Speech To Be Delivered Tuesday For Opening Of Parliament

Press Release:– The Fourth Session of the Eleventh Parliament is scheduled for Tuesday, April 09, 2019.  Members of the House of Assembly will meet at 10:00 a.m. and Members of the Senate w

ill meet at 10:30 a.m., after which both Houses will meet in joint session to receive a message from His Excellency, the Governor General, Sir Emmanuel Neville Cenac.

 The Standing Finance Committee will meet in closed session at 2:30 p.m. on April 09, 2019 to review the Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure 2019/2020.

 Sitting of the House of Assembly is scheduled for Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. where the debate on the Estimates of Expenditure 2019/2020 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 2019/2020 in the sum of One Billion, Five Hundred and Ninety-one Million, Five Hundred and Eighty-nine Thousand, ($1,591,589,000.00) dollars as a charge against the Consolidated Fund and other funds of the State of Saint Lucia.


  1. Lets hope that the money towards consultancy is lessened and money be re-directed to social programs

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