Parliament To Debate Land Resolutions On Friday

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When the House of Assembly meets tomorrow, Friday, August 7, a number of land resolutions should be debated.

Minister of Housing and Lands, Michael Lashley, is expected to move the passing of a measure to lease to the Trustees of the Barbados Diabetes Foundation, Crown land at Lot B, Warrens, St. Michael. This land is to be used to construct the Headquarters of the Diabetes Foundation, a diabetes centre and clinic.

He will also seek to lease to the National Insurance Board, Crown Land at Pine Plantation Road, St. Michael, to construct the Headquarters of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC). Both Resolutions are under Section Five of the (Vesting and Disposal) Act, Cap. 225.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister David Thompson is expected to move the First Reading of the Order of National Heroes (Amendment) and the Land Development Duty (Amendment) Bills, 2009.

Minister of Education, Ronald Jones, will move the First Reading of the Student Revolving Loan Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2009.

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