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All of the Democratic Alliance, Eastern Cape Legislature Caucus’s speeches

CONSIDERATION OF REPORT OF PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SETTLEMENTS ON OVERSIGHT VISITS TO HOUSING PROJECTS AROUND CHRIS HANI DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Sanele Magaqa

Integrated Human Settlements a cornerstone for provision of decent housing Honorable Speaker The Premier and Members of the Executive Leaders of Political Parties Members of the House Traditional leaders present and the entire members of the community in Chris Hani District Municipality. We are here to consider the report of the Portfolio Committee for Human Settlements based on the visit of the committee to Enoch Mgijima and surrounding areas. We …


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SPEECH NOTES: CONSIDERATION OF REPORT OF PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND AGRARIAN REFORM ON OVERSIGHT VISITS TO PROJECTS FUNDED BY THE DEPARTMENT AROUND CHRIS HANI DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Honourable Speaker, Honourable Premier, Leaders of Political Parties, Members of the House Officials and all the guests present Speaker, we are meeting here today in order to consider the report at hand whilst the Chris Hani District Municipality and in fact the greater Eastern Cape is amidst one of the most disastrous and debilitating droughts in history. Let us not mince our words, this crippling drought is currently the single …


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CONSIDERATION OF REPORT OF PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS AND TOURISM ON OVERSIGHT VISITS TO PROJECTS FUNDED BY THE DEPARTMENT AROUND CHRIS HANI DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Honourable Speaker, Fellow South Africans… I greet you with the universal greeting of peace, As-salamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. From 20 to 22 August 2019, the portfolio committee on economic development, environmental affairs and tourism visited various projects it funds and supports in the Chris Hani district. Madam Speaker, one can not express the importance of economic development enough. Economic growth in our province will result in the creation …


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SPEECH NOTES: CONSIDERATION OF REPORT OF PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT ON OVERSIGHT VISITS TO PROJECTS AND INSTITUTIONS FUNDED BY THE DEPARTMENT AROUND CHRIS HANI DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Madam Speaker, Hon Premier, members of the executive, members of the Provincial Legislature, officials from different Governmental Departments, dignitaries, invited guests and the warm people of the Chris Hani district. I humbly greet you. The department of Social Development plays such a pivotal role in our society, especially within the boundaries of the Eastern Cape. Because of the importance if the department’s service and beneficiaries, monitoring and evaluation and regular, …


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SPEECH NOTES: CONSIDERATION OF REPORT OF PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON HEALTH ON OVERSIGHT VISITS TO HEALTH FACILITIES AROUND CHRIS HANI DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Madam Speaker. Honourable Premier, Honourable Members of the House, Officials and guests, I greet you all. It gives me pleasure to present this health report on behalf of Hon Cowley, who is unable to be here today. The Eastern Cape Department of Health has five strategic goals. The first of these is to provide a functional, quality-driven public health system that is responsive to customer needs. When one travels to …


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SPEECH NOTES: CONSIDERATION OF REPORT OF PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS ON OVERSIGHT VISITS TO MUNICIPALITIES AROUND CHRIS HANI DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Sanele Magaqa

Enoch Mgijima is in distress and is collapsing under the pressure of maladministration Service Delivery is has deteriorated in this municipality. Maladministration has resulted in the municipality being in complete financial and governance distress. Enoch Mgijima Municipality must be dissolved. Honourable speaker, honourable premier, honourable members and guests, good afternoon. Honourable speaker, lets start with the most urgent problem that is faced by this municipality as we speak. Every person …


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SPEECH NOTES: CONSIDERATION OF REPORT OF PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION ON OVERSIGHT VISITS TO SCHOOLS AROUND CHRIS DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Sanele Magaqa

Honourable Speaker, members of the executive, members of this house, delegates, officials, members of the public, I humbly greet you. One of the key roles of a legislature is that of oversight. In the oversight model of the South African Legislative Sector, and I quote “it is necessary to identify the key elements of legislative oversight, that is, the evaluation of the efficacy of Public Service programmes and the appropriateness …


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SPEECH NOTES: CONSIDERATION OF REPORT OF PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORT ON OVERSIGHT VISITS TO TRAFFIC STATIONS AND MAYIBUYE TRANSPORT CORPORATION AROUND CHRIS DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

The Eastern Cape Department of Transport is in ICU I greet you one and all today. I would like to thank the Democratic Alliance for the opportunity to stand here today and be able to debate on a report from the Department of Transport. As we approach the end of the Transport month. The Democratic Alliance would like to extend our sincere condolences to the families of those who have …


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Speech Notes: Bobby Stevenson, MPL, Budget Vote of the Provincial Legislature 2019/20

Firstly, on behalf of the Democratic Alliance, I would like to extend our deepest condolences to Premier Oscar Mabuyane and his family following the loss of his younger brother, Mr Sonwabo Mabuyane, as well as to the family and friends of MPL Ncediwe Nobevu-Booi, and finally to the other staff members of this institution who have recently lost their loved ones. The budget of this provincial legislature takes place within …


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Speech notes: Nqaba Bhanga 6th Legislation 2019 SOPA debate

Hon. Speaker, Hon Premier, members of the executive, members of this House, officials from different Governmental Departments, dignitaries and invited guests. All protocols observed. On Friday Premier Oscar Mabuyane referred to the late Premier, Raymond Mhlaba, who gave the first State of the Province Address in this chamber on the 8th of August 1994. This was a key moment in the history of this province. Next year Oom Ray would …


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