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In a situation that could possibly occur in Guyana, the Barbados government managed to just squeeze through approval of two budget line items owing to its slim majority in parliament last week.When members of parliament got into the Committee of Supply last Friday to vote on money for the items totaling BDS$30.1 million (BDS$1 = US 50 cents), they produced a 14-14 tie,Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping, and the chairman of the proceedings was forced into the unusual position of entering a casting vote in favour of Government’s proposal to approve the projected expenditure.The close avoidance of an impasse was the first example of how government with a narrow 16-14 majority of seats, won in the February 21 elections, could be tested in its making of decisions that will need approval of the 30-member parliament for the next five years.Guyana’s parliament, with a one-seat majority favouring the opposition,Jerseys NFL Cheap, will shortly begin its budgetary debate, after which members will be asked to vote on its provisions.The Guyana budget proposals were presented Monday by Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh.Since elections that returned it to government, the Barbados Democratic Labour Party first ceded a member of the two-seat majority by naming one of its MPs to the position of Speaker of Parliament. But when the House is dissolved into committee stage – such as the Committee of Supply that approves individual items and their projected budgetary spending – the Speaker is omitted and another MP chairs the session.Chairmanship of this committee that is formed after debate on the annual budget was handed to a government MP, leaving committee membership equal at 14 for each side.Among items up for consideration were monies for statutory authorities on agriculture management and water, both of which had outstanding debts at the end of the last financial year.Discussion on the water authority’s debt incurred the opposition’s ire when after giving reasons for the outstanding balances Agriculture Minister Dr David Estwick said, “That’s all I have to say on that. You can talk until the cows come home.”This curt response to their concerns triggered all 14 opposition members to vote against provision of the money,David Njoku Jersey, tying the tally with that of government.Announcing the tie in votes, Clerk of Parliament Pedro Eastman advised Committee Chairman James Paul,NFL Jerseys China, “ … the results of the division [is] 14 honorable members voted aye, 14 honorable members voted no, it is up to you.”Paul, a Government MP,Adidas Hockey Jerseys Cheap, proceeded to cast his ‘aye’ vote, breaking the deadlock.With Members of Parliament having concluded their debate on the 2013-2014 budget last week, discussion on these estimates of income and expenditure is now in the Senate,Cheap NFL Jerseys China, the upper chamber of the Barbados parliament.
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