PRESS RELEASE – 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.