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Sectoral Debate kicks off tomorrow

Published:Monday | May 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE 2010-2011 Sectoral Debate begins in Parliament tomorrow with Industry and Commerce Minister Karl Samuda due to make the first presentation. The debate is used yearly by Government members to articulate the administration's plans in various sectors. Opposition members use the debate to criticise policy positions and to articulate their own vision. This year, the debate is being conducted under the theme: 'Positioning for Growth'.

This week's debate schedule


Government: Karl Samuda

Minister of Industry and Commerce and Member of Parlaiment, St Andrew North Central

Opposition: Natalie Neita-Headley

Spokesperson on the Public Service and Member of Parlaiment, St Catherine East Central

Government: Othniel Lawrence

Member of Parlaiment, St Ann North Western


Government: Ernest Smith

Member of Parlaiment, St Ann South Western

Opposition: Dr Wykeham McNeil Spokesperson on tourism and Member of Parlaiment, Westmoreland Western

Opposition: Luther Buchanan

Member of Parlaiment, Westmoreland Eastern