January 18, 2011

Parliament resumes sitting today, Tuesday January 18, for the first quarter of 2011. The House went on recess in December for the 2010 Christmas season and the New Year holidays.

Although there were calls for the House to resume sitting earlier than today, the Speaker overruled such a motion, directing the House to restart sitting on Tuesday.

The House is expected to be busy after it failed to complete work on some major Bills before the recess.

Among the Bills the MPs are expected to discuss during the first week of sitting are the Petroleum Revenue Management and Public Health Bills.

Other bills include the National Health Insurance Amendment Bill.