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Moses-Scatliffe attending Speakers & Presiding Officers conference in Trinidad

January 12th, 2012 | Tags: conference Speaker Ingrid Moses-Scatliffe
Speaker of the House, Ingrid Moses-Scatliffe
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad- Speaker of the 2nd House of Assembly Ingrid Moses-Scatliffe is in Trinidad and Tobago attending the 21st Commonwealth Speakers and Presiding Officers Conference (CSPOC) at the Hyatt Regency in Port of Spain, Trinidad.

The conference, which started on January 7 and wraps up today January 12, 2012, comprise 150 Parliamentary dignitaries from 52 Commonwealth countries around the world, including: Australia, Barbados, Cameroon, Canada, India, Isle of Man, Namibia, Nigeria, Samoa, Swaziland, the United Kingdom and the Virgin Islands.

The biennial conference provides an opportunity for Speakers and Presiding Officers of Commonwealth nations to meet and engage in wide-ranging discussions and to share varying perspectives on the roles and responsibilities of Presiding Officers.

Some areas of discussion are: the Role of Parliamentary Diplomacy in the era of Globalization; Executive Accountability: Oversight Role of Parliament; Emerging new challenges for Speakers: Multiparty Chambers and minority or coalition government; and Parliamentary Service and its Management: Strengthening the independence of Parliament.

Ingrid Moses-Scatliffe, a former Government Chief Registrar of Lands, was successfully nominated as Speaker at the First Sitting of the Second House of Assembly on December 8, 2011 at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex.

11 Responses to “Moses-Scatliffe attending Speakers & Presiding Officers conference in Trinidad”

  • facy (12/01/2012, 14:47) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    She aint sit down good yet she up and down on we tax $$$$$$$ strupppsssssssss
    • Precious (12/01/2012, 16:01) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      As it is a new post, can't you see she is empowering herself. Knowledge is power!
  • BVI lawyer (12/01/2012, 16:15) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Remind me again - the country is broke right? So we spend money on public officials going to conferences like this?
    • fat hen (12/01/2012, 16:49) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Country is only broke for the little people but Politians can still live fat off the hog! Wake up people!
  • x out (12/01/2012, 19:22) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    come on people back off this good lady she is new to the post and needs the knowledge we do not want another one like Roy in that chair...
  • under the rock (13/01/2012, 12:10) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    welcome back girl and we want to hear about what you have learn while in TT
  • island girl (13/01/2012, 16:42) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    All of them with there bad attitude the NDP putting in positions, but i dont see that they will not get another 4 years at the rate they going.
    • HONEYINTHEROCKS (13/01/2012, 18:28) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Oh, yes, they can get back in there for four more years. Did you hear about the prophesy? When four years is over, the bills will be paid and there will be a surplus. No, way will the UK take us over with the track record of the NDP. We pushing "accountability;" not 'greens."
    • vote again (13/01/2012, 20:57) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      nope not another 4 years....we wish election was next month!
      • faith of our fathers (14/01/2012, 12:53) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        let's hope the PPA get dem act togther for we want NDP out in 2015, but we not going back to the VIP under Uncle Ralph...

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