Trinidad and Tobago

House of Representatives

Political system
Parliamentary system
Structure of parliament
Bicameral
IPU membership
Yes

Budget

Data on parliament’s budget role and activities

Parliamentary powers to amend the budget
Parliament may make amendments but only if it does not change the total deficit/surplus proposed by the Executive
Parliament has a specialized unit to conduct budgetary analysis
No
Number of staff working in the specialized budget unit
No information available
Date when parliament received the draft budget from the government, per year
05 Oct 2020
(2020)
Date when parliament adopted the budget, per year
22 Oct 2020
(2020)
Number of days between receiving the draft budget and its adoption in parliament, per year
17
(2020)
National currency
Trinidadian Dollar (TTD)
PPP (Purchasing Power Parity) conversion factor
4.43
(2022)
State budget, per year
49,573,000,000 TTD
(2020)
State budget, per year in PPP
11,803,095,238
(2020)

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