No – Confidence Motion included in packed Nov. 10 Order Paper; debate likely

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By Kurt Campbell

Parliament[www.inewsguyana.com] – The Alliance for Change (AFC) sponsored No – Confidence Motion against the incumbent has been included in what could be termed a ‘jam – packed’ November 10 Order Paper, Clerk of the National Assembly Sherlock Isaacs has confirmed.

The Clerk sent notices to all Parliamentarians this morning (Wednesday, November 05), confirming that the much anticipated first sitting of the House, following the end of the Parliamentary recess on October 10, will be held next Monday.

He told iNews during a telephone interview that the Order Paper for November 10 was a “long” one.

Several reports are to be presented to the House on that day, including the Auditor General’s Report which will be presented by the Speaker and several others to be presented by Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Robert Persaud; Minister of Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh and Minister of Housing, Irfaan Ali along with Members of the Oppositions.

There are some 19 questions on the Order Paper for Ministers which will be followed by several Bills slated for first readings. These include: The Food Safety Bill 2014 and the Motor Vehicles Insurance Third Party Risk Assessment Bill.

Clerk of the National Assembly, Sherlock Isaacs
Clerk of the National Assembly, Sherlock Isaacs

There are also several Bills slated for second reading, which once done, will see the immediate commencement of a debate. Those Bills include: The Customs Amendment Bill and the Land Surveyors Bill.

After all these issues are addressed, then the No – Confidence Motion is likely to be looked at along with the Broadcasting Amendment Bill.

The Clerk made it clear that the Motion filed by the Opposition and published last Monday, seeking to amend the Standing Orders was not included in this Order Paper.

The President has already warned the Opposition that should it seek to push aside the government’s business to go ahead with a debate on the No – Confidence Motion, then he will be forced to dissolve Parliament, in keeping with his constitutional right.

Once this is done, it means that Guyanese will be heading to the polls to elect a new government and put an end to what many have said is an unhealthy situation in the House where the Opposition holds a one seat majority.

10 COMMENTS

  1. Its time for a change enough is enough gray tick time is drawing near get ya visa amd join ya colie baboo on liberty and Joe they dont sleep they spend tome thinking how much moo they could thief,,out with the PNC. And the PPP its time for a new Guyana, the world must be fed up with the state of Guyana only Gray love it ,,,

  2. Is visham the short for Vishnu Bisram? Look, the PNC had 28 years and the PPP had 22 years, and look at the state of the government and country. If all voters have are the PPP and PNC, Guyana done. Now, you said ‘definitely can’t be AFC’, but did not find fault with it, and that may be because it is the only party that has the PPP back up against the wall!

  3. andrews liver salt..u had no crimes not deaths under bunom rule because your beloved bunom dont like free and independent press yuh dead brain nit wit.

  4. You have just exposed your dead brain self to the public, guyana has never had a crime rate,drug related killings,rape and murder, lawless larders and the list go on, and i bet you i have much more happy living and many ppl like me enjoy real life, not thinking of who next you could thief from, you are so brain dead is funy, you crab dogs hate the great life the poor ppl have, its a shame when fools like you line up at to get you visa but you living and talking PPP, i sure this fool Gray was in sll the visa lines you could think of PPP house slave i am sorry for you and your family

  5. like how you blacks think bunom dead an leff country fi yall..uj want talk about indian..indian hutting yuh guts because they can get up n get an u cant..
    i bet you now..put an indian and u to do the same wok wid same pay..in one year time the indian will have some savings and u will have nothing..a child mother here a child mother there children mothers every where..thats facts that u cant stand..and yall want to be leaders..yall ent cut out for leadership..uall is rulers..

  6. Guyana will never improve,as long the PNC,,,PPP, and all the other old fools are in power, some ppl think Guyana is for indians only and they think they not black, but just look in the mirror and what will you fools see, until ppl think Guyanese and not black and indian guyana will remain in the same place, its funny all the indian chiefs that vote PPP is the stupid B,,,,k body guards they hire to fetch dee guns and protect then , but they hate the b,,,,k nation why they dont hire they own kind to watch they back

  7. emile..your pnc was once sent packing..they misruled…but thats not it..the peoplesent them packing for good..pnc will never come back to power unless the majority start packing their traps leaving the shore of guyana..in your right mind you honestly thing u can get in power with your 30% support base…or u on your knees doing some sucking on obama to help u install pnc to misrule again..

  8. Very difficult time for the PPP/C. I am sure the senior executives are now having restless nights with the NCM set for Nov 10th.

  9. so who u have in mind??? ,,.i hope is not the PNC again cause they made a shit of the country and is definitely can’t be AFC..so tell Guyana who will it be????

  10. Nobody in their right mind will miss Ramotar, Jagdeo and the rest of the Cuppers if voters wake up in time to send the corrupt lot packing. End the gravy train, folks, or be prepared to complain while running away or continue waiting for someone else to come and deliver you.

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