Barbados

Senate

Political system
Parliamentary system
Structure of parliament
Bicameral
IPU membership
No

Openness and transparency

Information about access to parliamentary documents, parliament’s reporting to the public, parliament’s relation to Freedom of Information laws, and lobbying.

Parliamentary documents

The agendas of plenary meetings are published online in advance
No information available
The agendas of committee meetings are published online in advance
No information available
Results of votes on draft legislation are published on the parliamentary web site
No information available
Draft legislation is published on the parliamentary website
No information available
Citizens can submit comments on draft legislation on the parliamentary web site
No

Annual reporting by parliament

Parliament publishes an annual report on its activities
No information available
The annual report is available on the parliamentary web site
No information available
Parliament publishes the parliamentary budget
No information available

Access to parliament

Plenary meetings are open to the public
No information available
Committee meetings are open to the public
No information available
There is a dedicated channel for broadcasting parliamentary meetings
Yes
Media used for the dedicated channel
Webcast
Meetings broadcast on the dedicated channel
Plenary sittings

Freedom of information

There is a freedom of information law in the country
No information available

Lobbying

There are rules about the activities of lobbyists in parliament
No
There is a register of accredited lobbyists
No

Historical data for IPU membership

Historical data for IPU membership
Year IPU membership
2020-09
List of values for 2020-09
No
2019-04
List of values for 2019-04
No
2018-06
List of values for 2018-06
No