On House Matters this week: Finance Minister tables estimates of expenditure for the 2020/2021 fiscal year; we’ll also bring you highlights of the throne speech delivered by the Governor General.
On House Matters this week, Mount Salem and Denham Town zones of special operations extended, second supplementary estimates approved and members pay tribute to Rudyard Spencer.
On this special edition of House Matters, We present highlights of the 2019 Parliamentary year.
On House Matters this week: Zones of Special operations in Denham Town and Mount Salem extended; Noise Abatement Act amended and State of Public Emergency extended.
On House Matters this week: New sexual harassment policy for Edna Manley College in 2020, State of Public Emergency Extension resolution tabled, and Terrorism prevention resolution tabled.
On House Matters this week: ICT infrastructure works to begin under National Identification System (NIDS), new patents and designs act tabled, and two initiatives launched in support of victims of gender based violence in the disabled community. Listen to House Matters to find out what’s happening in the Houses of Parliament.
On House Matters this week: Government launches national plan of action to end violence against children, lower house passes heart trust act and Prime Minister says JISCO working hard to reopen ALPART.
On House Matters this week: Several libraries to be upgraded, stiffer penalties recommended for perpetrators of gender based violence, and proceeds of crime act regulations approved. Listen to House Matters to get the details
On House Matters this week, Government signs new bilateral security agreement with the United States, public hospital patients to access diagnostic radiology services at private facilities and bill tabled to formalize merger of Heart Trust and other agencies. Listen to learn all about the details
On House Matters this week, Government to place 2 billion dollars in contingency fund to help the country recover from natural disasters, Jamaica to access grants for climate change projects and Lower House in full support of public procurement order.
On House Matters this week: Business hours to be relaxed in St Andrew South police division, House approves three month extension of tri parish state of public emergency and Debate begins to amend the proceeds of crime act.
On House Matters this week: Health and Wellness Ministry activates vector response centre amidst increasing dengue cases, Agriculture Ministry puts banana farmers on high alert and first supplementary estimates approved.
On House Matters this week: State of Emergency in St Andrew South extended, 215 roads repaired as a result of heavy rains and Justice Minister tables report following review of the sexual offences act.
The Ministry of Transport and Mining will be introducing new security features on the drivers licence to eliminate fraud. Speaking in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, Transport and Mining Minister Robert Montague said changes are being made to the road traffic act to facilitate the introduction of new security features.
Absorbing PCJ into energy ministry will make operations more efficient, States of Emergency in St Catherine and Clarendon extended by 21 days and Education minister issues statement on the collection of finger prints by schools.
Prime Minister leads tributes to former Member of Parliament Dr Ken Baugh, No reports of Jamaican deaths in the Bahamas and ALPART Alumina refinery set for expansion works.
Elimination of the school shift system; full roll out of school furniture repair programme and School Feeding Programme enhanced.
Reggae music of Jamaica gains recognition from UNESCO; Economic Opportunities Workshop for cultural industry stakeholders and SOE in Western Jamaica extended.
On House Matters this week: New projects to be administered by Jamaica Social Investment Fund; Reactivation of Vernam Field Aerodrome Report Card and SOE in South St. Andrew extended.
Funding set aside for farmers affected by drought; digitization of records underway at labour and social security ministry and labour ministry steps in to address working conditions of security guards.