House Matters – January 20, 2022

On this week’s House Matters: Government ministries to be given set timeframes for launching legal matters, and Parade Gardens expected to see further intensified security operations and increased community engagement.

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House Matters – January 13, 2022

On this week’s House Matters: COVID-19 containment measures extended for 2 weeks; 2021-22 budget to be increased by a further 25.8 billion dollars; and 60 per cent of public school students report to school during first week of face-to-face classes.

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House Matters – December 16, 2021

On this weeks House Matters, Government establishes protocols for visits to infirmaries and Golden Age Homes; and Parliament approves motion to permanently remove additional 5 dollar stamp duty on exports below US$500.

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House Matters – December 2, 2021

On this week’s House Matters: 50,000 doses of Pfizer vaccine now available to the general public, and more schools reopened during phased resumption of face-to-face classes.

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House Matters – November 18, 2021

On this weeks House Matters: New covid-19 containment measures announced and tourism ministry expecting 3.2 million visitors in 2022.

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House Matters – November 11, 2021

On this week’s House Matters, National Public Health Lab validating efficacy of imported unregulated test kits; 15 more labs being assessed to conduct COVID-19 testing; and 248 Schools Resume Face To Face Classes.

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House Matters – October 28, 2021

On this week’s House Matters, New COVID-19 containment measures announced and debate begins on Trafficking In Persons (Prevention, Suppression, and Punishment) Amendment Act 2021

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House Matters – October 22, 2021

On this week’s House Matters, Debate begins on the Emergency Powers Act and the Emergency (Public Security) Act

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House Matters – October 14, 2021

On this week’s House Matters: Government expands CARE programme; and Senate Passes Bills Allowing Prosecutors to Appeal Against A Verdict of Acquittal

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House Matters – October 7, 2021

Applications for integrated resort development orders now open; Lower house approves regulations to operationalize Agricultural Loan Societies and Approved Organizations Act; and Sexual Harassment Act now approved by both houses of parliament. This is House Matters.

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House Matters – September 30, 2021

On House Matters this week: First Supplementary Estimates for Financial Year 2021/22 tabled, all parishes to be connected to Government’s fibre optic network; and 189 communities to benefit from public Wi-Fi Hotspots.

 

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House Matters – September 23, 2021

On this week’s House Matters: Lower House begins debate on the National Identification and Registration Act 2021; and Sensitisation Sessions to Be Held on Sexual Harassment Act.

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House Matters – September 17, 2021

On this week’s House Matters: Government announces updated COVID-19 containment measures; Education Ministry Onboarding Schools to Gov’t’s Fiberoptic Infrastructure; and over 73,000 children vaccinated to date.

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House Matters – July 22, 2021

Prime Minister Renews call for end to corporal punishment of children; Lower House approves Report on the National Identification and Registration Act 2020; and Zones of Special Operation extended in 5 communities.

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House Matters – July 15, 2021

Lower House Passes Sexual Harassment (Protection and Prevention) Act 2021; Helpline for Children at Risk Of Abuse To Be Launched September and Child Care and Protection Act Being Reviewed.
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House Matters – July 8, 2021

On this week’s House Matters: Tropical Storm Elsa Repair bill stands at 803 million dollars; Gender Minister opens debate on Report on the Sexual Harassment Act; and Senate passes Extradition (Amendment) Act 2021.

 

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House Matters – July 1, 2021

On this week’s House Matters: Lower House passes Casino Gaming (Amendment) Act 2021, Education Ministry implementing National School Learning and Intervention Plan; and 70 million dollars accessible to operators in the tourism ground transportation sub-sector.

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House Matters – June 24, 2021

Prime Minister Gives Updated COVID-19 Measures and Safety Net Programme for fisherfolk across the island.  These and more on this week’s House Matters.

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