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Oral Questions - Friday 10th July 2009

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QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWERS


To be raised by the Hon. Ravi Karunanayake when
Parliament meets on Friday 10th July 2009



1.    0072/’09
Hon. Ravi Karunanayake, – To ask the Minister of Finance and Planning,—

(a)    Will he inform this House –

(i)    the date that the Colombo Consumer Price Index was changed; and

(ii)    the items on the new Colombo Consumer Price Index?


(b)    Will he submit to this House on yearly basis to date, from the date that the Colombo Consumer Price Index was changed –

(i)    a comparison of the new Price Index with the old Price Index;

(ii)    a comparison of the inflation difference between the old and new indexes; and

(iii)    other indexes that are used to compare the inflation of the country?


(c)    If not, why?

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2.    0073/’09
Hon. Ravi Karunanayake, — To ask the Minister of Finance and Planning, –

(a)    Will he inform this House the maximum borrowing limits stipulated by Parliament from 1948 to 2000, 2000 to 2005 and separately in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009?


(b)    Will he state the amount of money borrowed locally and internationally in the above periods?


(c)    Will he also state on yearly basis from 2005 to 2009 the Government revenue that is earned to meet additional expenses?


(d)    If not, why?




3.    0074/’09
Hon. Ravi Karunanayake, – To ask the Minister of Finance and Planning, –

(a)    Will he inform this House on per year basis from 2000 to 2009, –

(i)    the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and the growth rate;

(ii)    the total debt and per capita debt; and

(iii)    the work force and the inflation figures?


(b)    If not, why?