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.



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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I have written to the MEC of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA), Fikile Xasa, appealing to him for immediate intervention and investigation into the entire financial management system of Sunday’s River Valley Municipality (SRVM). Up to 57 000 residents and consumers are being adversely affected by failures in terms of financial management in Sunday’s River Valley Municipality. It is alleged that there are various irregularities and non-compliance issues with the …

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Broken infrastructure is one of the largest contributors to our broken economy in the Eastern Cape. It is the people that suffer when schools are not completed on time and it is the patients that suffer when hospitals are not completed on time by the DRPW as an implementing agent. The DRPW is too flexible when it comes to revising contract completion dates and this is indicative of poor planning …

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