Parliamentary Wrap for 26th to 30th July 2021

Posted on  July 30, 2021  by  Pnafrica

                                                                          PARLIAMENTARY MONITORING REPORT

Parliamentary Session

First Session of the 8th Parliament

Parliamentary Week

26th July – 30th July

 

BILLS

Title

Date

By who

Sex

Stage of bill

Committee referred to

An act to establish the national center for the coordination of early warnings and response mechanism to assist the Ecowas commission in the timely identification of emerging prices in the west African sub region and the implementation of an improved price response mechanism and to provide correlated matter

27/07/2021

Albert Kan Dapaah

M

Consideration

Defense and Interior & Foreign Affairs

 

PAPERS PRESENTED

Title

Date

By who

Sex

Issues Involved

Committee

National Security Strategy—A Secure and Prosperous Ghana, with Regional, Continental and Global Reach and Influence.

27/07/2021

Albert Kan Dapaah

M

 

Security

Report of the Auditor-General on the Public Accounts of Ghana (Public Boards, Corporations and Other Statutory Institutions) for the year ended 31st December 2017.

27/07/2021

Majority Leader

M

 

 

Report of the Auditor-General on the Public Accounts of Ghana, Ministries, Department and Other Agencies (MDAs) for the Financial Year Ended 31st December, 2017.

27/07/2021

Majority Leader

M

 

 

Report of the Auditor-General on the Statement of Foreign Exchange Receipts and Payments of the Bank of Ghana for the year ended 31st December 2017.

27/07/2021

Majority Leader

M

 

 

Report of the Auditor-General on the Public Accounts of Ghana (Consolidated Fund) for the Year ended 31st December 2017.

27/07/2021

Majority Leader

M

 

 

Request for waiver of Import Duty, Import GETFund Levy, Import NHIL, Import VAT, EXIM Levy, and Special Import Levy amounting to the Ghana Cedi equivalent of Twenty-Seven Million, One Hundred and Sixty-One Thousand, and Seventy-Six Euros and Thirty-Eight Cents (€27,161,076.38) on materials and equipment required for the construction of the Tema, Nkoranza, and Dormaa Hospitals and the Rebuilding the Central Medical Stores and ancillary facilities.

27/07/2021

Hon. Ken Ofori-Atta

M

 

Finance

Ninth Report of the Appointments Committee on H. E. the President’s Nomination of Mr. Kissi Agyebeng for Appointment as Special Prosecutor

27/07/2021

Chairman of the Committee

M

 

Appointment

Report of the Finance Committee on Guidelines for Considering and Approving Requests for the Grant of Waiver of Import Duties, Import VAT, GETFund Levy, Import NHIL, ECOWAS Levy, AU Levy, EXIM Levy on plant, machinery and equipment or parts as well as Corporate Tax for Five (5) Years of Operation being tax incentives to support implementation of the One District One Factory (1D1F) Program

27/07/2021

Chairman of the Committee

M

 

Finance

Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Office of the Head of Civil Service for the Year 2020.

27/07/2021

Ken Ofori Atta

M

 

Finance

Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Nanumba South District Assembly for the Year 2020.

27/07/2021

 

Mr. Dan Botwe

M

 

Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development

Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Ahafo Ano South-East District Assembly for the Year 2020.

27/07/2021

 

Mr. Dan Botwe

M

 

Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development

Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Sekyere Kumawu District Assembly for the Year 2020.

27/07/2021

 

Mr. Dan Botwe

M

 

Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development

Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Asante Akim North Municipal Assembly for the Year 2020.

27/07/2021

 

Mr. Dan Botwe

M

 

Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development

Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Assembly for the Year 2020.

27/07/2021

 

Mr. Dan Botwe

M

 

Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development

Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Weija-Gbawe Municipal Assembly for the Year 2020.

27/07/2021

 

Mr. Dan Botwe

M

 

Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development

Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Pru West District Assembly for the Year 2020.

27/07/2021

 

Mr. Dan Botwe

M

 

Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development

Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the North Gonja District Assembly for the Year 2020

27/07/2021

 

Mr. Dan Botwe

M

 

Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development

Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Sene East District Assembly for the Year 2020.

27/07/2021

 

Mr. Dan Botwe

M

 

Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development

Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Greater Accra Regional Co-ordinating Council for the Year 2020.

27/07/2021

 

Minister for Greater Accra

M

 

Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development

Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Office of the Savannah Regional Co-ordinating Council for the Year 2020.

27/07/2021

 

Minister for Savannah region

M

 

Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development

 

Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation for the Year 2020.

27/07/2021

 

Mr. Dan Botwe

M

 

Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development

 

Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications for the Year 2020

27/07/2021

 

Hon. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful

M

 

Communications

Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Ministry of Defence for the Year 2020.

27/07/2021

 

Hon. Dominic Nitiwul

M

 

Defense and Interior

Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection for the Year 2020.

27/07/2021

 

Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo

M

 

Gender, Children and Social Protection

Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture for the Year 2020.

27/07/2021

Awal Mohammed

M

 

Tourism, Arts and Culture

Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board for the Year 2020.

27/07/2021

Awal Mohammed

M

 

Tourism, Arts and Culture

Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration for the Year 2020.

27/07/2021

Dr. Yaw Adutwum

M

 

Education

Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Mampong Technical College of Education for the Year 2020.

27/07/2021

Kwaku Agyeman Manu

M

 

Education

Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Ministry of Youth and Sports for the Year 2020.

27/07/2021

Hon. Dominic Nitiwul

M

 

Youth and Sports

Mid-Year Fiscal Policy Budget Statement Review

29/07/2021

Ken Ofori-Atta

M

 

Finance

Report of the Public Accounts committee on the report of the Auditor-General on the Public Account of Ghana, Public vault, corporations and other statutory institutions on the year ended 31 December 2017.

30/07/2021

Chairman of Public accounts committee

M

 

Public Account

Report of the Public Accounts committee on the report of the Auditor-General on the Public Account of Ghana, Ministries, departments and other agencies for the financial year ended 31 December 2017.

30/07/2021

Chairman of Public Accounts committee

M

 

Public Account

Report of the Public accounts committee on the report of the Auditor-General on statement foreign exchange receipt and payment of the Bank of Ghana for the year ended 31 December 2017

30/07/2021

Chairman of Public Accounts committee

M

 

Public Account

Report of the Public accounts committee on the report of the Auditor-General on the Public Account of Ghana, consolidated funds for the year ended 31 December 2017

30/07/2021

Chairman of Public Accounts committee

M

 

Public Account

 

COMMITTEE SITTING

Name of committee

Date of sitting

Issues before the committee

Lands and Forestry

27/07/2021

To discuss a referral pending before the Committee and related matters

Works and Housing

27/07/2021

To hold discussions with the Coalition of NGOs in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS).

Ad hoc committee on the investigation of the procurement contract for sputnik-v covid-19 vaccines

27/07/2021

To continue deliberations on the investigations into the procurement contracts between the Government of the Republic of Ghana and Sheikh Ahmed Dalmook Al Maktoum and S.L. Global for the supply of Sputnik-V COVID-19 Vaccines

Lands and forestry

28/07/2021

To consider the annual report of the forestry commission for the year 2018

Ad hoc committee on the investigation of the procurement contract for sputnik-v covid-19 vaccines

28/07/2021

To continue deliberations on the investigations into the procurement contracts between the Government of the Republic of Ghana and Sheikh Ahmed Dalmook Al Maktoum and S.L. Global for the supply of Sputnik-V COVID-19 Vaccines

Members holding offices of profit

28/07/2021

To consider applications by honorable members seeking to hold offices of profit        

Finance

28/07/2021

To hold discussions with officials of the following institutions:

(i)Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital

(a)The Head of Cardiothoracic Centre;

(b)The Head of Radiology Department.

 

(ii)The council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

Foreign Affairs & Defence and Interior

28/07/2021

To consider the Memorandum of Understanding between the  Government of the Republic of Ghana (represented  by the  Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration) and the  Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)  Commission relating to the implementation  of the National   Early Warning and Response Mechanism Centre in Accra, Ghana

Education

28/07/2021

To hold discussions with representatives of Aggrieved Applicants of the 2020 Ghana Education Service Promotion Exams

Poverty Reduction strategy

28/07/2021

To be briefed by officials of the Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology and Innovation on their pro-poor activities

Youth, sports and culture

28/07/2021

To hold discussions with officials of the Sports Business Africa Centre

Public Accounts

28/07/2021

To determine the Committee’s programme of activities

Members holding offices of profit

29/07/2021

To consider applications of honorable members seeking to hold offices of profit    

 

 

 

 

STATEMENT

Name of MP

Sex

Theme

Speaker’s directive

Deputy Majority Whip

M

The boundary commission between the Bono and Savannah Region

Referred to Defense and Interior, Local Government, Lands and Forestry.

Hon. Member for Medina

M

Abolishment of the Death Penalty

 

Hon. Member for Asikuma Odobiri Brakwa

M

Commemoration of World day against Human Trafficking

 

Chairperson on the committee of gender

F

Commemoration of World day against Human Trafficking

 

 

 

SPEAKER’S RULING

 

 

GENERAL ISSUES

·         The Rt. Hon. Speaker received the award from the Millennium Excellence Foundation for Excellence in Leadership

·         That this Honourable House passes a law to mainstream and streamline Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Ghana to ensure a cogent, equitable and sustainable national development.

·         That this Honourable House constitutes a bi-partisan Committee to investigate the circumstances under which Frontiers Healthcare Services Limited was awarded a contract to conduct COVID-19 antigen testing at the Kotoka International Airport, the terms of the contract, the track record of Frontiers Healthcare Services Limited, the efficacy, safety and reliability of the testing and to make consequential recommendations for the consideration of the House.

 

REMARKS

 

 

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