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Speech Notes: Education – Consideration of Committee Reports for January 2021 School Visits

March 24th, 2021

Honourable Speaker, Fellow South Africans… I greet you with the universal greeting of peace, As-salamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. When one looks at the report, one can clearly tell that the department is clearly failing in terms of its mandate to deliver education to our learners. As the Democratic Alliance, we believe that every individual should have the opportunity to be themselves, to develop themselves and pursue their own …


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Members statement relating to Provincial Community Policing Forum Board

March 23rd, 2021

Madam Speaker, Hon Premier. All protocols observed. Madam Speaker, during his recent state of the province address the Premier said, and I quote: “Building the Eastern Cape we want, also entails ensuring that our Province is characterized by social cohesion and safe communities.” Madam Speaker, how can we build safe communities and encourage social cohesion, when the very instrument designed to do that is in shambles! I am speaking of …


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R Odendaal Speech Notes: Debate on the 2021 State of the Province Address

March 3rd, 2021

Speaker, when I was a child I really enjoyed fairytales. I can still remember the fictional stories about Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella and Snow White. It seems the Honourable Premier also enjoys a good old fairy tale because, just last Tuesday, he stood before this House and told us a fictional tale about the Eastern Cape. The Honourable Premier told us that all is well in his Kingdom, the …


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K Botha Speech Notes: Debate on the 2021 State of the Province Address

March 3rd, 2021
Kobus Botha

Honourable Speaker All protocols observed. During the past two weeks, I was part of oversight visits to ensure school readiness in the Sarah Baartman District in the Eastern Cape. My heart broke to have experienced so many people, young and old, walking the streets aimlessly, begging for money or something to eat while we pay exorbitant taxes to the government that should be used to help them. The provincial unemployment …


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S Magaqa Speech Notes: Debate on the 2021 State of the Province Address

March 3rd, 2021
Sanele Magaqa

Hon Speaker Hon Premier and Members of the House This debate takes place at the time when the province is facing many challenges in the provision of decent housing and integrated human settlements for all. This debate also takes place amidst challenges of a shrinking budget dedicated in the provision of decent housing. Madam Speaker, when it comes to building houses, it is well known that you need to a …


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