Trinidad: Opposition member thrown out House after arguing with Speaker

Opposition Member of Parliament for Princes Town, Barry Padarath has been asked to leave the Parliament for today after House Speaker Bridget Annisette-George found him to be in breach of the standing orders.

Padarath was seeking clarification about the impact of water shortages in his constituency, on schools located there.

However, the House Speaker did not allow one of the questions, resulting in a loud outburst by Padarath.

After several warning by the Speaker, Annissette-George ruled that he had breached the standing orders of the House and called on him to leave the House for the day.

Padarath continued arguing, prompting Annissette-George to call on the Marshall of the House to have him removed.

Pardarath eventually left the sitting, arguing that his voice was being

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