PARLIAMENTARY MONITORING REPORT

Parliamentary SessionFirst Session of the 8th Parliament
Parliamentary Week26th July – 30th July

BILLS

TitleDateBy whoSexStage of billCommittee 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 matter27/07/2021Albert Kan DapaahMConsiderationDefense and Interior & Foreign Affairs

PAPERS PRESENTED

TitleDateBy whoSexIssues InvolvedCommittee
National Security Strategy—A Secure and Prosperous Ghana, with Regional, Continental and Global Reach and Influence.27/07/2021Albert Kan DapaahM 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 2017.27/07/2021Majority LeaderM  
Report of the Auditor-General on the Public Accounts of Ghana, Ministries, Department and Other Agencies (MDAs) for the Financial Year Ended 31st December, 2017.27/07/2021Majority LeaderM  
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 2017.27/07/2021Majority LeaderM  
Report of the Auditor-General on the Public Accounts of Ghana (Consolidated Fund) for the Year ended 31st December 2017.27/07/2021Majority LeaderM  
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.27/07/2021Hon. Ken Ofori-AttaM Finance
Ninth Report of the Appointments Committee on H. E. the President’s Nomination of Mr. Kissi Agyebeng for Appointment as Special Prosecutor27/07/2021Chairman of the CommitteeM 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) Program27/07/2021Chairman of the CommitteeM Finance
Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Office of the Head of Civil Service for the Year 2020.27/07/2021Ken Ofori AttaM Finance
Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Nanumba South District Assembly for the Year 2020.27/07/2021 Mr. Dan BotweM 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 BotweM 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 BotweM 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 BotweM 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 BotweM 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 BotweM 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 BotweM Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development
Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the North Gonja District Assembly for the Year 202027/07/2021 Mr. Dan BotweM 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 BotweM 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 AccraM 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 regionM 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 BotweM Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development 
Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications for the Year 202027/07/2021 Hon. Ursula Owusu-EkufulM Communications
Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Ministry of Defence for the Year 2020.27/07/2021 Hon. Dominic NitiwulM 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 SafoM Gender, Children and Social Protection
Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture for the Year 2020.27/07/2021Awal MohammedM Tourism, Arts and Culture
Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board for the Year 2020.27/07/2021Awal MohammedM Tourism, Arts and Culture
Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration for the Year 2020.27/07/2021Dr. Yaw AdutwumM Education
Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Mampong Technical College of Education for the Year 2020.27/07/2021Kwaku Agyeman ManuM Education
Annual Statement by the Audit Committee of the Ministry of Youth and Sports for the Year 2020.27/07/2021Hon. Dominic NitiwulM Youth and Sports
Mid-Year Fiscal Policy Budget Statement Review29/07/2021Ken Ofori-AttaM 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 2017.30/07/2021Chairman of Public accounts committeeM 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 2017.30/07/2021Chairman of Public Accounts committeeM 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 201730/07/2021Chairman of Public Accounts committeeM 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 201730/07/2021Chairman of Public Accounts committeeM Public Account

COMMITTEE SITTING

Name of committeeDate of sittingIssues before the committee
Lands and Forestry27/07/2021To discuss a referral pending before the Committee and related matters
Works and Housing27/07/2021To 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 vaccines27/07/2021To 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 forestry28/07/2021To 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 vaccines28/07/2021To 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 profit28/07/2021To consider applications by honorable members seeking to hold offices of profit        
Finance28/07/2021To 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 Interior28/07/2021To 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
Education28/07/2021To hold discussions with representatives of Aggrieved Applicants of the 2020 Ghana Education Service Promotion Exams
Poverty Reduction strategy28/07/2021To be briefed by officials of the Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology and Innovation on their pro-poor activities
Youth, sports and culture28/07/2021To hold discussions with officials of the Sports Business Africa Centre
Public Accounts28/07/2021To determine the Committee’s programme of activities
Members holding offices of profit29/07/2021To consider applications of honorable members seeking to hold offices of profit    
   

STATEMENT

Name of MPSexThemeSpeaker’s directive
Deputy Majority WhipMThe boundary commission between the Bono and Savannah RegionReferred to Defense and Interior, Local Government, Lands and Forestry.
Hon. Member for MedinaMAbolishment of the Death Penalty 
Hon. Member for Asikuma Odobiri BrakwaMCommemoration of World day against Human Trafficking 
Chairperson on the committee of genderFCommemoration 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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