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Parliament sits for first time in 2015

Published:Tuesday | January 13, 2015 | 9:17 AM

The House of Representatives will have its first sitting for the new year today.



The House will sit at 2 p.m.



The sitting is the first since thieves broke into the parliament building on Duke Street in Kingston.



The police have not nabbed a suspect and a report on the security arrangements at the building remains outstanding.



Meanwhile, two government ministers are expected to make statements to the House when the 63 members of parliament meet this afternoon.



A statement from the Parliament, said Education Minister, Ronald Thwaites is to speak on the National College of Education.



And Industry, Investment and Commerce Minister, Anthony Hylton is to speak on the special economic zone.



The statement also says debate is to continue on bills to establish the Caribbean Court of Justice as Jamaica’s final appellate court.



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