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A Sitting of the House of Assembly is scheduled for Tuesday, January 17th, 2023 with Papers to be laid by the Honourable Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Development and the Youth Economy and Minister for Justice and National Security, the Honourable Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Tourism, Investment, Creative Industries, Culture and Information, the Honourable Minister for External Affairs, International Trade, Civil Aviation and Diaspora Affairs, the Honourable Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Housing and Local Government and the Honourable Minister for Commerce, Manufacturing, Business Development, Cooperatives and Consumer Affairs.
The Motion for consideration is as follows: BE IT RESOLVED – 1. That the Parliament of Saint Lucia acknowledges receipt of the Report of the St. Jude Hospital Reconstruction Project Review Committee – hereinafter referred to as the “Review Committee” – and expresses its profound thanks and gratitude to the members of the Review Committee for their sterling contribution, diligence and selfless dedication in completing the Report.
2. That the Parliament of Saint Lucia do advise the Cabinet of Ministers to consider and approve the recommendations presented by the Review Committee for the completion and commissioning of the St. Jude Hospital to facilitate the move and transfer of operations from the George Odlum National Stadium to the original St. Jude Hospital site;
3. That the Parliament of Saint Lucia do advise the Cabinet of Ministers to explore other sustainable health opportunities for the St. Jude Hospital site.
4. That the Parliament of Saint Lucia, cognizant of the distressing conditions of the St. Jude Hospital at the George Odlum National Stadium, further expresses its profound gratitude to the doctors, nurses, staff and patients for their contribution, dedication, patience and commitment over the years.
Tuesday’s Sitting is scheduled to commence at 10:00a.m. The Sitting of the Senate is scheduled for Thursday, January 19th, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.
SOURCE: Office of Parliament