Government: No-confidence motion dies with Khan

Franklin Khan. File photo by Sureash Cholai
Franklin Khan. File photo by Sureash Cholai

THE parliamentary no-confidence motion against the late Franklin Khan, who was energy minister at the time of his death, will naturally lapse, Newsday was told on Tuesday by Camille Robinson-Regis, Leader of Government Business in the House of Representatives.

Debate on the motion began last month and it was ongoing up to Khan's untimely death last Saturday.

Newsday had asked whether a motion of censure was personal under parliamentary rules, just as a defamation suit under the law does not survive the complainant's death.

Robinson-Regis replied, "It would die with the member (Khan). After discussion with the member who filed it (Pointe-a-Pierre MP David Lee), we will take it off the order paper."

Newsday was unable to contact Lee.


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