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.

 


LATEST ARTICLES


A resolution more than three months ago to have the Sarah Baartman District Municipality declared a drought disaster area is yet to be gazetted. For a voice clip in English click here:  Sarah Baartman District must be declared a drought disaster area (English) For a voice clip in Afrikaans, click here:  Sarah Baartman District must be declared a drought disaster area (Afrikaans) The Sarah Baartman District Municipality (SBDM) took a …


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Out of a total of 155 medico-legal claims against the Eastern Cape Department of Health in the past three financial years (2014 to current), 151 cases were settled by the department, and only four cases were won, according to a response to legislature questions I asked the MEC of Health, Dr Pumza Dyantyi.  For the reply, click here:  Reply to IQP 5 q 29 medico-legal claims lost settled and won …


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The Democratic Alliance in the Eastern Cape received a petition from residents of Nieu-Bethesda regarding the condition of the provincial road leading into the town.  This week I submitted the petition to the Petitions Committee of the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature for investigation. The tourist town of Nieu-Bethesda in the Dr Beyers Naude Municipality is only accessible by way of two provincial dirt roads. The primary road, from the N9, …


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The service delivery buck stops with the sphere of government closest to the people – local government Good governance will require a zero-tolerance approach to corruption, the political will to tackle the problem seriously and the strengthening of institutions charged with oversight. The role of traditional leaders within the local government sphere must be clarified. Honourable Speaker, Honourable Premier, Honourable members and guests, good afternoon. Every effort of government must …


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INNOVATION IS NEEDED FOR REAL PROGRESS 192 Permanent Vacant Posts must be filled to deliver competent, capable and reliable services to the people. Innovation is needed in the transport programme to make ends meet. Honourable Speaker, Honourable Premier, Honourable members and guests, good afternoon. The Department of Roads and Public Works still needs to fill 192 permanent vacant posts. This is having a major negative impact on the efficiency and …


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