The House of Assembly resumes tomorrow, November 9, 2010, after a week’s recess for national mourning and the state funeral of Barbados’ late Prime Minister David Thompson.

Government and Opposition Members of Parliament are expected to pay tribute to The Hon. David John Howard Thompson, Q.C., M.P., who was buried last Wednesday in the parish churchyard of St. John Anglican Church. His interment followed a moving and memorable thanksgiving service at historic Kensington Oval, popularly known as the Mecca of West Indies Test and Limited Overs Cricket.

Order Paper items before the House for discussion include Bills on the Environmental Levy, Financial Services Commission, Prevention of Corruption, Companies (Amendment), Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (Prevention and Control) and International Corporate and Trust Service Providers.

Other items are Resolutions for the compulsory acquisition, by the Crown, of land at Sam Lord’s Castle in Long Bay, St. Philip and Vauxhall in Christ Church as well as the vesting of Crown land at Parish Land, St. Philip in the National Housing Corporation.??

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