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IN THE FIRST SESSION OF THE SEVENTH PARLIAMENT OF THE FOURTH REPUBLIC OF GHANA

 

 ORDER PAPER

FOR THE THIRTIETH SITTING OF THE SECOND MEETING OF PARLIAMENT

 

TUESDAY, 18TH JULY 2017

 

 

 

 

BEFORE THE COMMENCEMENT OF PUBLIC BUSINESS

 

1.         PRAYERS 

 

2.         CORRECTION OF VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS AND  OFFICIAL REPORT

 

3.          STATEMENTS

 

AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF PUBLIC BUSINESS

 

4.        PRESENTATION AND FIRST READING OF BILLS

 

(a)                Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill, 2017.

 

             (Attorney-General and Minister for Justice)

 

 

(b)               Zongo and Inner City Development Fund Bill, 2017.

 

(Minister for Inner-City and Zongo Development)

 

5.         COMMITTEE SITTINGS

 

NOTICE OF COMMITTEE SITTINGS

 

COMMITTEE ON FOOD, AGRICULTURE AND COCOA AFFAIRS

 

Date:

Tuesday, 18th July 2017

Time:

11:00 a.m.

Venue:

Committee Room 6E (East Wing, 6th Floor, Job 600)

Agenda:

 

To discuss the Committee’s program of activities.

 

COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS

 

Date:

Tuesday, 18th July 2017

Time:

11:00 a.m.

Venue:

Committee Room 6W (West Wing, 6th Floor, Job 600)

Agenda:

To hold discussions with the Nigerian Ambassador to Ghana.

COMMITTEE ON MEMBERS HOLDING OFFICES OF PROFIT

 

Date:

Tuesday, 18th July 2017

Time:

10:00 a.m.

Venue:

Committee Room 10E (East Wing, 10th Floor, Job 600)

Agenda:

 

 

To consider applications of Hon. Members seeking to hold offices of profit.

COMMITTEE ON COMMUNICATIONS

 

Date:

Tuesday, 18th July 2017

Time:

11:00 a.m.

Venue:

Committee Room 10W (West Wing, 10th Floor, Job 600)

Agenda:

To hold discussions with a delegation from the Republic of Togo.

 

 

COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

 

Date:

Tuesday, 18th July 2017

Time:

10:00 a.m.

Venue:

Committee Room 7E (East Wing, 7th Floor, Job 600)

Agenda:

 

 

 

 

 

 

To consider the following:

(i)                 The Committee’s program of activities.

(ii)               Any other business.

 

 

 

 

IN THE FIRST SESSION OF THE SEVENTH PARLIAMENT OF THE FOURTH REPUBLIC OF GHANA

 

PROVISIONAL ORDER PAPER

 

FOR THE THIRTY-FIRST SITTING OF THE SECOND MEETING OF PARLIAMENT

 

WEDNESDAY, 19TH JULY 2017

 

BEFORE THE COMMENCEMENT OF PUBLIC BUSINESS

 

1.                  PRAYERS 

 

2.                  CORRECTION OF VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS AND      OFFICIAL REPORT

 

3.                  URGENT QUESTION

 

Mr. Kofi Okyere-Agyekum (Fanteakwa South): To ask the Minister for Works and Housing what urgent steps are being taken to provide drainage facilities for the people of Busoso whose houses get flooded after each heavy rain.

 

4.                  QUESTIONS

 

*90. Mr. Richard Mawuli Kwaku Quashigah (Keta): To ask the Minister for Works and Housing the present stage of the implementation of the US$40m Blekusu/Horvi Sea Defence Project.

 

*38.               Mr. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa (North Tongu): To ask the

Minister for Trade and Industry the progress of work on the private participation in the future of Volta Star Textiles Limited at Juapong in the Volta Region.

 

*56. Dr. Clement A. Apaak (Builsa South): To ask the AttorneyGeneral and Minister for Justice what steps are being taken to establish a court in Builsa South.

5.          STATEMENTS

 

AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF PUBLIC BUSINESS

 

6.        PRESENTATION AND FIRST READING OF BILLS

 

(a)                Northern Development Authority Bill, 2017.

 

             (Minister for Employment and Labour Relations)

 

(b)               Middle Belt Development Authority Bill, 2017.

 

             (Minister for Employment and Labour Relations)

 

(c)                Coastal Belt Development Authority Bill, 2017.

 

             (Minister for Employment and Labour Relations)

 

7.                  MOTION

 

That this Honourable House adopts the Report of the Committee on Defence and Interior on the Fulani Herdsmen Menace in the Country.

 

                                        (Chairman of the Committee)

 

8.                  MOTION

 

That this Honourable House adopts the Report of the Committee on Defence and Interior on the Use of Live Ammunitions by the Police in the Dalun Community to Control Irate Youth in 2016 During Which Ganiu Abdul Rahman Was Hit in the Leg by a Stray Bullet.

 

                                        (Chairman of the Committee)

 

 

 

 

9.                  COMMITTEE SITTINGS

 

NOTICE OF COMMITTEE SITTINGS

 

COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS

 

Date:

Wednesday, 19th July 2017

Time:

9:30 a.m.

Venue:

Chinese Embassy, Accra.

Agenda:

To pay a visit to H. E. the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China at the Chinese Embassy, Accra.

 

JOINT COMMITTEE ON YOUTH, SPORTS & CULTURE AND DEFENCE & INTERIOR

 

Date:

Wednesday, 19th July 2017

Time:

11:00 a.m.

Venue:

Committee Room 7E (East Wing, 7th Floor, Job 600)

Agenda:

 

To consider the following:

(i)        Petition on the Abena-Kwahu Chieftaincy Affairs. (ii)       Any other business.

COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS

 

Date:

Thursday, 20th July 2017

Time:

11:00 a.m.

Venue:

Committee Room 6W (West Wing, 6th Floor, Job 600)

Agenda:

 

To hold discussions with H. E. Mohammed Hussain AlFailakawi, Kuwaiti Ambassador to Ghana.

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

 

Date:

Thursday, 20th July 2017

Time:

1:00 p.m.

Venue:

Committee Room 6W (West Wing, 6th Floor, Job 600)

Agenda:

To be briefed by officials of SEND-Ghana on its report on “Maximising Social Protection in Education: The Free

School Uniform Programme in Perspective.”

COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS

 

Date:

Tuesday, 1st August 2017

Time:

11:00 a.m.

Venue:

Committee Room 6W (West Wing, 6th Floor, Job 600)

Agenda:

 

 

To hold discussions with the Indian Ambassador to Ghana.

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, 20th July, 2017

Tuesday, 18th July, 2017

Friday, 14th July, 2017

Thursday, 13th July, 2017

IN THE FIRST SESSION OF THE SEVENTH PARLIAMENT OF THE FOURTH REPUBLIC OF GHANA

 VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

MINUTES OF THE TWENTY-NINTH SITTING OF THE SECONDMEETING OF PARLIAMENT

  FRIDAY, 14THJULY, 2017

 

 

 

 

1.               The House met at twenty minutes after twelve noon.   Prayers were read.  The Rt. Hon. Speaker took the Chair.

 

2.               The following Hon. Members were present:

 


1.        

Abass, Ridwan Dauda

(SissalaEast)

2.        

Abban, Alexander Kodwo Kom

(Gomoa West)

3.        

Abdul-Aziz, Mohammed

(Mion)

4.        

Ablakwa, Samuel Okudzeto

(NorthTongu)

5.        

Aboagye, Daniel Okyem

(Bantama)

6.        

Aboagye, Kwadwo Nyanpon

(Biakoye)

7.        

Aboagye-Gyedu, Kingsley

(Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai)

8.        

Acheampong, Bryan

(Abetifi)

9.        

Acheampong, Kwame Seth

(Mpraeso)

10.     

Acheampong, Richard

(BiaEast)

11.     

Ackah, Peter Yaw Kwakye

(AmenfiCentral)

12.     

Ackah, Stephen M. E. K.

(Suaman)

13.     

Ackuaku, Sophia Karen

(Domeabra/Obom)

14.     

Adam, Mutawakilu

(Damongo)

15.     

Adamah, Patrick Al-Hassan

(SissalaWest)

16.     

Adjei, Felicia

(KintampoSouth)

17.     

Adjei, Kwasi Boateng

(NewJuabenNorth)

18.     

Adomako-Mensah, Alex

(SekyereAframPlains)

19.     

Adongo, Isaac

(BolgatangaCentral)

20.     

Adu, Johnson Kwaku

(AhafoAnoSouthWest)

21.     

Adu-Gyamfi, Mercy

(Akwatia)

22.     

Adutwum, Yaw Osei (Dr)

(Bosomtwe)

23.     

Afful, Yaw

(JamanSouth)

24.     

Afotey-Agbo, Joseph Nii Laryea

(Kpone-Katamanso)

25.     

Afriye, Nana Ayew (Dr.)

(Effiduase/Asokore)

26.     

Afriyie, Nana Akua Owusu

(AblekumaNorth)

27.     

Agyarko, Emmanuel Kyeremanteng

(AyawasoWestWuogon)

28.     

Agyekum, Alex Kofi

(Mpohor)

29.     

Agyeman-Manu, Kwaku

(DormaaCentral)

30.     

Ahiafor, Bernard

(Akatsi South)

31.     

Aidoo, William Owuraku

(AfigyaKwabreSouth)

32.     

Akandoh, Kwabena Mintah

(Juaboso)

33.     

Akyea, Samuel Atta

(AbuakwaSouth)

34.     

Alalzuuga, Albert Akuka

(Garu)

35.     

Alhassan, Bashir Fuseini (Alhaji)

(Sagnarigu)

36.     

Alhassan, Mumuni

(SalagaNorth)

37.     

Alhassan, Sualihu Dandaawa

(Karaga)

38.     

Amankwah, Collins Owusu

(ManhyiaNorth)

39.     

Amenga-Etego, Rudolf Nsorwinne

(Chiana/Paga)

40.     

Ameyaw-Cheremeh, Kwasi

(SunyaniEast)

41.     

Amoah, Osei Bonsu

(AkwapimSouth)

42.     

Amoah, Robert Kwasi

(Achiase)

43.     

Amoako-Attah, Kwasi

(AtiwaWest)

44.     

Amoakoh, Nana

(UpperDenkyiraEast)

45.     

Amoakohene, Kofi

(Atebubu/Amantin)

46.     

Ampem, Thomas Nyarko

(Asuogyaman)

47.     

Ampofo, Twumasi Kwame

(SeneWest)

48.     

Andah, George Nenyi Kojo

(Awutu-SenyaWest)

49.     

Anhwere, Emmanuel Agyei

(Atwima-NwabiagyaSouth)

50.     

Anim, Moses

(Trobu)

51.     

Antwi, Eugene Boakye

(Subin)

52.     

Apaak, Clement A.

(BuilsaSouth)

53.     

Appiagyei, Patricia (Ms)

(Asokwa)

54.     

Appiah-Kubi, Andy Kwame

(AsanteAkimNorth)

55.     

Appiah-Pinkrah, Kwabena

(Akrofuom)

56.     

Arthur, Ahmed

(OkaikweiSouth)

57.     

Asafu-Adjei, Kwame

(Nsuta-KwamangBeposo)

58.     

Asamoa, Yaw Buaben

(Adentan)

59.     

Asemanyi, Kojo

(GomoaEast)

60.     

Asiamah-Adjei, Nana Dokua

(AkwapimNorth)

61.     

Asiamah, Andrew Amoako

(Fomena)

62.     

Asiamah, Isaac Kwame

(Atwima-Mponua)

63.     

Assibey-Yeboah, Mark (Dr)

(NewJuabenSouth)

64.     

Atta-Mills, Samuel

(Komenda/Edina/Eguafo/Abrem)

65.     

Avedzi, James Klutse

(KetuNorth)

66.     

Awuah, Ignatius Baffour

(SunyaniWest)

67.     

Ayamba, Laadi Ayii (Ms)

(Pusiga)

68.     

Ayariga, Mahama

(BawkuCentral)

69.     

Ayine, Dominic Akuritinga (Dr)

(BolgatangaEast)

70.     

Ayisi, Barbara Asher

(CapeCoastNorth)

71.     

Baba, Benson Tongo

(Talensi)

72.     

Bambangi, Sagre (Dr.)

(Walewale)

73.     

Basoah, Philip

(Kumawu)

74.     

Bawa, Edward Abambire

(Bongo)

75.     

Bedzrah, Emmanuel Kwasi

(HoWest)

76.     

Boakye-Yiadom, Patrick (Dr.)

(Obuasi East)

77.     

Boateng, Ama Pomaa (Ms)

(Juaben)

78.     

Bobie, Evans Opoku

(AsunafoNorth)

79.     

Bogyako-Saime, Patrick

(AmenfiEast)

80.     

Boniface, Abu-Bakar Saddique

(Madina)

81.     

Botchwey, Shirley Ayorkor (Ms)

(Anyaa/Sowutuom)

82.     

Braimah, Muhammad Bawah

(Ejura-Sekyedumase)

83.     

Braimah, Salifu Adam

(SalagaSouth)

84.     

Brako, Kofi

(TemaCentral)

85.     

Chireh, Joseph Yieleh

(WaWest)

86.     

Chiwitey, Andrew Dari

(Sawla/Tuna/Kalba)

87.     

Codjoe, Francis Kingsley Ato

(Ekumfi)

88.     

Cudjoe Ghansah, Comfort Doyoe (Mrs)

(Ada)

89.     

Cudjoe, Joseph

(Effia)

90.     

Dafeamekpor, Rockson-Nelson Etse Kwami

(SouthDayi)

91.     

Dakura, Francis Bawaana (Dr.)

(Jirapa)

92.     

Darfour, Eric Kwakye

(Nkawkaw)

93.     

Darko, Ohene Assifo

(UpperWestAkim)

94.     

Dauda, Collins (Alhaji)

(AsutifiSouth)

95.     

Dei, Joyce Adwoa Akoh

(Bosome-Freho)

96.     

Dery, Ambrose

(Nandom)

97.     

Dery, Edward Kaale-Ewola

(Lambussie/Karni)

98.     

Djornobuah, Alex Tetteh

(SefwiAkontombra)

99.     

Donkoh, Elvis Morris

(Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese)

100. 

Donkor, Kwabena (Dr.)

(PruEast)

101. 

Duker, George Mireku

(Tarkwa-Nsuaem)

102. 

Effah, Anthony

(Asikuma/Odoben/Brakwa)

103. 

Etu-Bonde, Kwasi

(KintampoNorth)

104. 

Eyiah, Naana

(GomoaCentral)

105. 

Forson, Cassiel Ato Baah

(Ajumako/Enyan/Essiam)

106. 

George, Samuel Nartey

(Ningo-Prampram)

107. 

Gunu, Muhammed Abdul-Samed

(Savelugu)

108. 

Gyamfi, Emmanuel Akwasi

(Odotobri)

109. 

Gyan-Baffour, George Yaw (Prof)

(Wenchi)

110. 

Gyarko, Martin Oti

(TechimanNorth)

111. 

Gyato, Michael Yaw

(KrachiEast)

112. 

Halidu, Ali Maiga

(DormaaWest)

113. 

Hammond, Kobina Tahir

(AdansiAsokwa)

114. 

Hayford, Ekow

(Mfantseman)

115. 

Heloo, Bernice Adiku (Mrs) (Dr)

(Hohoe)

116. 

Hottordze, Alexander Roosevelt

(CentralTongu)

117. 

Humado, Clement Kofi

(Anlo)

118. 

Ibrahim, Abdul-Rauf Tanko

(Yagaba/Kubori)

119. 

Iddi, Ziblim

(Gushegu)

120. 

Issah, Fuseini

(OkaikweiNorth)

121. 

Jabanyite, Samuel Abdulai

(Chereponi)

122. 

Jajah, Yussif Issaka

(AyawasoNorth)

123. 

Jinapor, John Abdulai

(Yapei/Kusawgu)

124. 

Kankam, Kennedy Kwasi

(Nhyiaeso)

125. 

Karbo, A. N-Yoh Puowele Abayifaa

(Lawra)

126. 

Kini, Geoffrey

(NkwantaSouth)

127. 

Konadu-Yiadom, Charles

(NkoranzaSouth)

128. 

Koomson, Mavis Hawa (Mrs)

(Awutu-SenyaEast)

129. 

Kpodo, Benjamin Komla

(HoCentral)

130. 

Kuganab-Lem, Robert Baba (Dr.)

(Binduri)

131. 

Kum, Ebenezer Kojo

(AhantaWest)

132. 

Kwetey, Fifi Fiavi Franklin

(KetuSouth)

133. 

Kyei Baffour, Eyiah

(LowerWestAkim)

134. 

Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, Osei

(Suame)

135. 

Mahama, Alima

(Nalerigu/Gambaga)

136. 

Mahama, Shaibu

(Daboya/Mankarigu)

137. 

Majisi, John

(KrachiNchumuru)

138. 

Manu-Adabor, Francis

(AhafoAnoSouthEast)

139. 

Marfo, Emmanuel (Dr.)

(Oforikrom)

140. 

Marfo, Nana Amaniampong

(AfigyaKwabreNorth)

141. 

Mensah, Abena Durowaa

(AssinNorth)

142. 

Mensah, Betty Nana Efua Krosbi

(AframPlainsNorth)

143. 

Mensah, Isaac Adjei

(WassaEast)

144. 

Mensah, Joseph

(Kwesimintsim)

145. 

Mercer, Andrew Kofi Egyapa

(Sekondi)

146. 

Mohammad,  Habibu Tijani (Alhaji)

(Yendi)

147. 

Mohammed,  Masawud (Alhaji)

(PruWest)

148. 

Morrison, Cynthia Mamle (Mrs)

(AgonaWest)

149. 

Mubarak, Ras

(Kumbungu)

150. 

Muniru, Abdul Aziz

(Akan)

151. 

Muntaka, Mohammed-Mubarak (Alhaji)

(Asawase)

152. 

Naabu, Joseph Bipoba

(Yunyoo)

153. 

Napare, Dominic

(SeneEast)

154. 

Nawaane, Mark Kurt (Dr)

(Nabdam)

155. 

Norgbey, Ernest Henry

(Ashaiman)

156. 

Nortsu-Kotoe, Peter

(AkatsiNorth)

157. 

Nsowah-Djan, Samuel

(UpperDenkyiraWest)

158. 

Ntim, Augustine Collins

(OffinsoNorth)

159. 

Ntow, Mathias Kwame

(Aowin)

160. 

Nuamah, Samiu Kwadwo (Dr)

(Kwadaso)

161. 

Ocloo, Linda Obenewaa Akweley

(Shai-Osudoku)

162. 

Odoom, Abraham Dwuma

(TwifoAttiMorkwa)

163. 

Odotei, Vincent Sowah

(DadeKotopon)

164. 

Oduro, Derek (Maj. [Rtd])

(NkoranzaNorth)

165. 

Oduro, George Boahen

(NewEdubiase)

166. 

Ohemeng-Tinyase, Kwabena

(Kade)

167. 

Okyere-Agyekum, Kofi

(FanteakwaSouth)

168. 

Opoku, Eric

(AsunafoSouth)

169. 

Oppong-Nkrumah, Kojo

(Ofoase/Ayirebi)

170. 

Osei, Gabriel

(Tain)

171. 

Osei, John Frimpong

(Abirem)

172. 

Osei, Kennedy Nyarko

(AkimSwedru)

173. 

Osei-Asare, Abena (Mrs)

(AtiwaEast)

174. 

Osei-Owusu, Joseph

(Bekwai)

175. 

Oteng-Gyasi, Barbara

(Prestea/Huni-Valley)

176. 

Oti, John Kwabena Bless

(NkwantaNorth)

177. 

Otuteye, Christian Corletey

(Sege)

178. 

Owusu-Aduomi, Kwabena

(Ejisu)

179. 

Owusu-Bio, Benito

(Atwima-NwabiagyaNorth)

180. 

Panford, Ato

(Shama)

181. 

Pelpuo, Abdul-Rashid Hassan (Dr)

(WaCentral)

182. 

Prempeh, Freda Akosua O. (Ms)

(TanoNorth)

183. 

Quaittoo, William Agyapong

(AkimOda)

184. 

Quarm, Joseph Albert

(Manso-Nkwanta)

185. 

Quartey, Henry

(AyawasoCentral)

186. 

Quashigah, Richard Mawuli Kwaku

(Keta)

187. 

Ricketts-Hagan, George Kweku

(CapeCoastSouth)

188. 

Saad, Habib

(Bortianor-NgleshieAmanfro)

189. 

Safo, Sarah Adwoa (Ms)

(Dome/Kwabenya)

190. 

Sandaare, Sebastian Ngmenenso (Dr)

(Daffiama/Bussie/Issa)

191. 

Sanid, Suleman Adamu

(AhafoAnoNorth)

192. 

Sarpong, Kwaku Ampratwum

(Mampong)

193. 

Sawyerr, Queenstar Pokua (Mrs)

(AgonaEast)

194. 

Sekyere, Benjamin Yeboah

(TanoSouth)

195. 

Sowah, Della (Mrs)

(Kpando)

196. 

Suhuyini, Wahab Wumbei (Alhaji)

(Tolon)

197. 

Sulemana, Yusif

(Bole/Bamboi)

198. 

Tampi, Simon Acheampong

(Tatale/Sanguli)

199. 

Tawiah, Augustine

(BiaWest)

200. 

Terlabi, Ebenezer Okletey

(LowerManyaKrobo)

201. 

Tetteh, Joycelyn

(NorthDayi)

202. 

Titus-Glover, Daniel Nii Kwartei

(TemaEast)

203. 

Tuferu, Mohammed Hardi

(Nanton)

204. 

Umar, Alhassan

(Zabzugu)

205. 

Vanderpuije, Alfred Okoe

(AblekumaSouth)

206. 

Woyome, Kobena Mensah

(SouthTongu)

207. 

Yiadom-Boachie, Henry Yeboah

(TechimanSouth)


 

 

 

 

 

3.               The following Hon. Members were absent with permission:

 


1.        

Agyenim-Boateng, Kwaku

(BerekumWest)

2.        

Alorwu-Tay, Angela Oforiwa

(AfadzatoSouth)

3.        

Anyimadu-Antwi, Kwame

(AsanteAkimCentral)

4.        

Appiah-Kubi, Kojo (Dr)

(AtwimaKwanwoma)

5.        

Bagbin, Alban Sumana Kingsford

(Nadowli/Kaleo)

6.        

Bayon, Godfrey Tangu

(WaEast)

7.        

Buah, Emmanuel Armah-Kofi

(Ellembele)

8.        

Iddrisu, Haruna

(TamaleSouth)


4.               The following Hon. Members were absent:

 


1.        

Aboagye, George Kwame

(Asene/Akroso/Manso)

2.        

Adda, Joseph Kofi

(NavrongoCentral)

3.        

Addo, Yaw Frimpong

(Manso-Adubia)

4.        

Adongo, Frank Fuseini

(Zebilla)

5.        

Afeku, Catherine Abelema

(EvalueAjomoroGwira)

6.        

Afenyo-Markin, Alexander Kwamena

(Effutu)

7.        

Afful, Eric

(AmenfiWest)

8.        

Afriyie, Kwaku (Dr.)

(Sefwi-Wiawso)

9.        

Agalga, James

(BuilsaNorth)

10.     

Agbeve, Charles

(Agotime-Ziope)

11.     

Agbodza, Kwame Governs

(Adaklu)

12.     

Agyapong, Ken Ohene

(AssinCentral)

13.     

Agyeman-Rawlings, Zanetor (Dr)

(KlotteyKorle)

14.     

Ahenkorah, Kingsley Carlos

(TemaWest)

15.     

Ahi, Sampson

(Bodi)

16.     

Amoatey, Magnus Kofi

(YiloKrobo)

17.     

Annoh-Dompreh, Frank

(Nsawam-Adoagyiri)

18.     

Asante-Boateng, Kwaku

(AsanteAkimSouth)

19.     

Ashiamah, Daniel Kwesi

(Buem)

20.     

Asiamah, Kwabena Amankwa

(FanteakwaNorth)

21.     

Ayeh-Paye, Samuel

(Ayensuano)

22.     

Banda, Ben Abdallah

(OffinsoSouth)

23.     

Bintin, Charles Binipom

(Saboba)

24.     

Boamah, Patrick Yaw

(OkaikweiCentral)

25.     

Boar, Solomon Namliit

(Bunkpurugu)

26.     

Botwe, Daniel

(Okere)

27.     

Boye, Bernard Okoe (Dr.)

(Ledzokuku)

28.     

Dahah, Joseph Benhazin

(AsutifiNorth)

29.     

Darko-Mensah, Kwabena Okyere

(Takoradi)

30.     

Essien, Paul

(Jomoro)

31.     

Fordjour, John Ntim (Rev.)

(AssinSouth)

32.     

Fuseini, Inusah Abdulai B. (Alhaji)

(TamaleCentral)

33.     

Ghartey, Joe

(Esikadu/Ketan)

34.     

Ibrahim, Ahmed

(Banda)

35.     

Kpemka, Joseph Dindiok

(Tempane)

36.     

Kwarteng, Kwaku Agyeman

(ObuasiWest)

37.     

Laryea, Emmanuel Nii Okai

(Amasaman)

38.     

Mahama, Naser Toure

(AyawasoEast)

39.     

Mensah, Francisca Oteng

(KwabreEast)

40.     

Mensah, Tina Gifty Naa Ayeley

(WeijaGbawe)

41.     

Nartey, Ebenezer Nii Narh

(AblekumaCentral)

42.     

Nitiwul, Dominic Bingab Aduna

(Bimbilla)

43.     

Nkansah-Boadu, Mavis

(Afigya-SekyereEast)

44.     

Ntoso, Helen Adjoa

(KrachiWest)

45.     

Nyindam, Matthew

(Kpandai)

46.     

Ogajah, Thomas Donkor

(Wulensi)

47.     

Opare-Ansah, Frederick

(Suhum)

48.     

Osei, Anthony Akoto  (Dr)

(OldTafo)

49.     

Osei-Owusu, Eric

(AframPlainsSouth)

50.     

Owusu-Ekuful, Ursula G. (Mrs)

(AblekumaWest)

51.     

Prempeh, Matthew Opoku (Dr)

(ManhyiaSouth)

52.     

Quaye, Elizabeth Afoley

(Krowor)

53.     

Sabi, William Kwasi

(DormaaEast)

54.     

Sayibu, Suhuyini Alhassan

(TamaleNorth)

55.     

Siaka, Stevens

(JamanNorth)

56.     

Tetteh, Joseph

(UpperManyaKrobo)

57.     

Twum-Ampofo, Gifty

(AbuakwaNorth)

58.     

Twum-Nuamah, Kwabena (Dr)

(BerekumEast)

59.     

Vanderpuye, Edwin Nii Lantey

(Odododiodioo)

60.     

Wireko-Brobby, Bright

(HemangLowerDenkyira)


 

 

5.               The Votes and Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth Sitting held on Thursday, 13th July, 2017 were adopted as the true record of proceedings.

 

6.               The Official Report of the Twenty-Sixth Sitting held on Tuesday, 11th July, 2017 as corrected was also adopted as the true record of proceedings.

 

7.               The Hon. Majority Leader and Chairman of the Business Committee, Mr. Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu in accordance with Standing Order 56(1), made a statement on the business arranged for the Eighth Week ending Friday, 21st July, 2017.

 

              The Rt. Hon. Speaker withdrew from the Chair

              at 1:30 pm.

              The Hon. First Deputy Speaker took the Chair.

 

8.               The Hon. Member for Chereponi, Mr. Samuel Abdulai Jabanyite made a statement on the poor reading habits and other learning abilities of pupils in public schools in the country and called on Government and other stakeholders to institute measures to address the challenge.

 

9.               The Hon. Member for Nanton. Mr. Mohammed Hardi Tuferu made a statement on the housing deficit in the country and urged Government to take steps to address the problem.

 


10.       MOTION

 

            That this House do now adjourn.

 

(Moved by the Hon. Majority Leader, Mr. Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu and seconded by the Hon. Member for Wa West, Mr. Joseph Yieleh Chireh)

 

                                  Question put and agreed to

 

 

11.     ADJOURNMENT


 


And at five minutes before three o’clock in the afternoon the House was adjourned till Tuesday next at twelve noon.

 

 

 

 

              EMMANUEL ANYIMADU                                              PROF.  MICHAEL AARON OQUAYE

                                     Clerk                                                                                                     Speaker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S U P P L E M E N T

               

FINANCE COMMITTEE

1.                  Opening

 

The Committee met on Wednesday, 5th July, 2017 at 2:00 pm and considered the 2016 Annual Petroleum Funds.

 

The Hon. Chairman, Dr. Mark Assibey-Yeboah presided.

 

2.         Attendance

 

            The following Hon. Members were present:

 

i.                    Ms. Sarah Adwoa Safo

ii.                  Mr. Frederick Opare-Ansah

iii.                Mr. Ignatius Baffour Awuah

iv.                Mr. Matthew Nyindam

v.                  Dr. Anthony Akoto Osei

vi.                Dr. Kwabena Twum-Nuamah

vii.              Mr. Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah

viii.            Mr. Fuseini Issah

ix.                Mr. Anthony Effah

x.                  Mr. Alex Adomako-Mensah

xi.                Mr. Isaac Adongo

xii.              Mr. John Abdulai Jinapor

xiii.            Mr. Benjamin Komla Kpodo

xiv.            Mr. Issaka Yussif Jajah

xv.              Mr. Richard Acheampong

xvi.            Mr. Fifi Fiavi Franklin Kwetey

3.         InAttendance

 

i.                    Mrs. Abena Osei-Asare           Hon. MP & Deputy Minister

for Finance

ii.                  Mrs. Della Sowah                   Hon. MP

iii.                Dr. Bernard Okoe Boye          Hon. MP

iv.                Mr. Collins O. Amankwah      “

v.                  Mr. Patrick Nomo                   Chief Director, Ministry of

Finance

vi.                Dr. Johnson Asiawa                Deputy Governor, Bank of

Ghana

vii.              Ms. Evelyn  Kwatia                Bank of Ghana

viii.            Nana Aba Ashun                    “

ix.                Mr. Richard Assan                  “

x.                  Mr. Samuel Anin                     “

xi.                Mr. George Addy-Morton      “

xii.              Mr. Joseph Kwadwo Asenso  Ministry of Finance

xiii.            Mr. James Demitris                 “

xiv.            Mr. Samuel S. Aholu              “

xv.              Mr. F. Kwateng-Amaning      “

xvi.            Mr. E. Owusu-Mensah            “

xvii.          Mr. Thomas Avornyoh            “

xviii.        Mr. Samuel Sackey                 Ghana Revenue Authority

xix.            Mr. Ammishadai Ashitey        “

xx.              Ms. Harriet Fabyan                 “

xxi.            Mr. Dela Klubi                        “

xxii.          Dr. K. K. Sarpong                   Chief Executive Officer,

Ghana National Petroleum Corporation

xxiii.        Mr. James Yamoah                 Ghana National Petroleum

Corporation

xxiv.        Mr. Sam Addo-Nortey           “

xxv.          Mr. Kobina Ampofo               “

xxvi.        Ms. Comfort Aniasey             “

xxvii.      Mr. Albert Akowuah              “

xxviii.    Mr. Ben Asante                       Ghana National Gas

Company

xxix.        Mr. Emmanuel Essel               “

xxx.          Mr. George Mensah                Ministry of Energy

xxxi.        Mr. Ntiwaa Kwakye               “

xxxii.      Mr. Kwame Jantuah                Chairman, Public Interest &

Accountability Committee

 

xxxiii.    Mr. Mark Agyemang              Public Iinterest &

Accountability Committee

xxxiv.    Mr. Steve Manteaw                “

xxxv.      Ms. Evelyn Brefo-Boateng     Clerk to the Committee

xxxvi.    Mr. Louis Yiadom Boakye     Assistant Clerk

xxxvii.  Mr. S. Aduamoah-Addo         “

xxxviii.Mrs. Patricia O.Ansah Parliamentary Service

xxxix.    Ms. Elizabeth Bentil               “

xl.                Nana Yaw Abban Oduro        “

xli.              Ms. Lilian Ama Haizel            “

xlii.            Nana Yaw Okyere Addo        “

 

4.         Closing

 

The meeting was adjourned at 3:45 pm.

 

 

               FINANCE COMMITTEE

1.         Opening

The Committee met on Thursday, 6th July, 2017 at 10:00 am and considered the implementation of the 3% Vat Flat Rate Scheme.

 

The Hon. Chairman, Dr. Mark Assibey-Yeboah presided.

 

2.         Attendance

 

            The following Hon. Members were present:

 

i.                    Mr. Kwabena Amankwah Asiamah

ii.                  Ms. Sarah Adwoa Safo

iii.                Mr. Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu

iv.                Mr. Frederick Opare-Ansah

v.                  Mr. Matthew Nyindam

vi.                Dr. Anthony Akoto Osei

vii.              Dr. Kwabena Twum-Nuamah

viii.            Mr. Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah

ix.                Mr. Fuseini Issah

x.                  Mr. Anthony Effah

xi.                Mr. Cassiel Ato Baah Forson

xii.              Mr. Alex Adomako-Mensah

xiii.            Mr. Isaac Adongo

xiv.            Mr. John Abdulai Jinapor

xv.              Alhaji Masawud Mohammed

xvi.            Mr. Benjamin Komla Kpodo

xvii.          Mr. Issaka Yussif Jajah

xviii.        Mr. Richard Acheampong

xix.            Mr. Fifi Fiavi Franklin Kwetey

3.         InAttendance

 

i.                    Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta                Hon. Minister for Finance

ii.                  Mr. Kweku A. Kwarteng        Hon. MP & Deputy Minister

for Finance

iii.                Mr. Collins O. Amankwah      Hon. MP

iv.                Mrs. Dela Sowah                    “

v.                  Mr. Patrick Nomo                   Ministry of Finance

vi.                Mr. Anthony Dzadzra             “

vii.              Mr. Thomas Avornyoh            “

viii.            Mr. Kofi Nti                            Commissioner-General,  

Ghana  Revenue Authority

ix.                Mr. Kwasi Gyimah Asante     Ghana Revenue Authority

x.                  Barima Ofori Ameyaw I         Ghana Union of Traders                                             Association                       

xi.                Mr. Joseph Paddy                   “

xii.              Mr. Joseph Obeng                   “

xiii.            Mr. Clement Boateng             “

xiv.            Mr. Richard Amamoo             “

xv.              Nana Kwabena Peprah           “

xvi.            Mr. Simon T. Aseni                 “

xvii.          Mr. Kwame Gyasi                   “

xviii.        Mr. Benjamin Yeboah             “

xix.            Mr. J. Asare Adjei                   President, Association of

Ghana Industries       

xx.              Mr. John Defor                       Association of Ghana

Industries

xxi.            Mr. Imad Wolley                    “

xxii.          Mr. Fegheli Joen Coul             “

xxiii.        Mr. Samuel Ato Aggrey         “

xxiv.        Mrs. Adjoba Kyiamah            “

xxv.          Mr. Gabriel Opoku Asare       “

xxvi.        Mr. M. A. Odaymat                “

xxvii.      Mr. Amos Kuuku                    “

xxviii.    Mr. Auienia Longdon             “

xxix.        Mr. Pankaj Goyac                   “

xxx.          Mr. N. V. V. C. Rao               “

xxxi.        Mr. Zaid Ruston                     “

xxxii.      Mr. Mohammed Musah          “

xxxiii.    Mr. Kojo Annobil                   “

xxxiv.    Ms. Anita A. Boateng             “

xxxv.      Ms. Laura Torgbenoo              “

xxxvi.    Mr. Samson Asaki                   “         

xxxvii.  Mr. W. K. Darkwah                “                                                

xxxviii.Ms. Evelyn Brefo-Boateng   Clerk to the Committee

xxxix.    Mr. Louis Yiadom Boakye     Assistant Clerk

xl.                Mr. Samuel Aduamoah-Addo            “

xli.              Mrs. Patricia Owusu-Ansah    Parliamentary Service

xlii.            Ms. Elizabeth Bentil               “

xliii.          Nana Yaw Abban Oduro        “

xliv.          Ms. Lilian Ama Haizel            “

xlv.            Nana Yaw Okyere Addo        “

 

4.         Closing

           

            The meeting was adjourned at 1:00 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

 

1.      Opening

 

The Committee met on Wednesday, 12th July, 2017 at 12:00 noon and held discussions on the Capping of Retained Internally Generated Funds of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Weaning of selected Ministries, Departments and Agencies from the Government of Ghana Subvention.

 

The Hon. Chairman, Mr. Emmanuel Kyeremanteng Agyarko presided.

 

2.      Attendance

 

The following Hon. Members were present:

 

i.                    Mr. Kennedy Kwasi Kankam

ii.                  Mr. Mohammed Hardi Tuferu

iii.                Mr. Gabriel Osei

iv.                Mr. Joseph Albert Quarm

v.                  Mr. Ebenezer Okletey Terlabi

vi.                Dr. Bernice Adiku Heloo

vii.              Mr. Mahama Ayariga

viii.            Dr. Mark Kurt Nawaane

ix.                Mr. Emmanuel Nii Okai Laryea

3.      In Attendance

 

           i.            Mrs. Gifty Jiagge-Gobah                   AssistantClerk

         ii.            Ms. Gifty Ofori                                 Parliamentary Service

       iii.            Ms. Hagar Arhin                                “

4.      Closing

 

The meeting was adjourned at 12:45pm.

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