Vicky Knoetze

Vicky Knoetze MPL

Matriculated in 2000 at Kempton Park High School. LLB-degree from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (2005) and Masters Degree in Public Administration from Unisa.

Ward councillor in the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality (2001-2014)

Currently serving as an MPL in the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature as DA Shadow MEC Roads and Public Works and Shadow MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs.

Chairperson of the DA’s Eastern Cape Disciplinary Committee on the Provincial Executive Council.



The Democratic Alliance has written to the MEC of Roads and Transport, Weziwe Tikana, again after having received no response to our request for an urgent investigation into alleged serious maladministration in terms of roads contracts in Chris Hani District Municipality emanating from contracts awarded in 2014. The DA believes that a functional road network is necessary for local economies and jobs to flourish and for the safety of our …

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    Residents of Xhonxa Dam and Nkolonga Village in the Emalahleni Municipality face a death trap if they want to get to the nearest large town in their area, namely Queenstown. The state of the DR08569 road has led to various serious accidents and damage to property, despite a whopping R7-million having been spent to have the road re-gravelled. The DA believes that a functional roads network is necessary …

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EC MUNICIPALITIES – A HOUSE OF CARDS ON THE BRINK OF COLLAPSE Instead of being focussed on driving service delivery issues, the Department is managing unmitigated failures of several EC Municipalities. The Department is failing to assist struggling municipalities to implement meaningful social and economic change. Honourable Speaker, Honourable Premier, Honourable members and guests, good afternoon. Honourable Speaker, the core services of local government is to deliver basic services, provide …

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Corruption and Poor Planning – The Achilles Heel of the Department of Public Works Moving of the Roads Programme will enable the Department of Public Works to focus on the Buildings Programme and deliver faster and better projects to client departments. There must be focus on better planning, more efficient spending and eliminating poor performing and non-performing contractors from projects. Honourable Speaker, honourable Premier, honourable members and guests, good afternoon. …

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I have submitted questions to the MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Fikile Xasa, after the department alleged that the tarring and upgrading of the Lower Kologha Road in Stutterheim is 81% complete. This road is an accident that is waiting to happen. According to responses from the MEC, this road is 81% complete and only requires the final layer of tar. An oversight inspection of the project tells …

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