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SPEECHES BY MARSHAL VAN BUCHENRODER


M von Buchenroder Speech Notes: Debate on the 2021 State of the Province Address

March 3rd, 2021

Honourable Speaker, it will be amiss of me if I do not quote the Hon. Premier verbatim when he said, “We solicited the views of the citizens of our province. We involve them because the work we’re about to do in this term is to improve their lives.” Hon Speaker, I must ask, whose lives are the Premier referring to? Is it ANC deployed cadres? Because from where I am …


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Speech Notes: Vote 10 – Transport Annual & Half Year Financial Oversight Reports

February 5th, 2021

I would like to greet one and all, in the wonderful name of our saviour, lord Jesus Christ. It would be amiss of me if I do not extend my seasonal greetings to all present. Compliments of the new year. I would like to wish you a prosperous and a blessed year ahead. May 2021 be a better year than 2020. Madam Speaker, the Department has, once again, received a …


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Speech Notes: Ilinge Police Station – Law Enforcers or Law Breakers?

September 2nd, 2020

It would be amiss of me if I do not add my voice of congratulatory remarks to the Democratic Alliance for hosting the first-ever successful virtual congress in Africa. It speaks volumes to the kind of political party and leadership we have. Furthermore, it is most fitting to congratulate the new PEC members of the Democratic Alliance. I would like to wish you well in your term of office. The …


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Speech Notes: Transport Portfolio Committee Report and Budget 2020/2021

July 2nd, 2020

Department of Transport in a Dismal State with MEC Tikana at the helm The Department of Transport is currently at a point where it is on the brink of an Achilles heel due to the plethora of events and concurrent display of alleged allegations leveled at the current MEC of Transport. Madam Speaker, through the lens of the public, the department is under a very dark cloud. I would like …


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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

October 22nd, 2019

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 by Marshall von Buchenroder (MPL): Response to SOPA 2019

February 19th, 2019

Honourable Speaker Honourable Premier Honourable MECs Honourable members of the house Ladies and gentlemen in the public gallery I greet you all today It is a great honour to stand before you to debate on the empty state of the province address. Like many residents that go to bed on a empty stomach. This is not a good story to tell. They say give credit where it is due. Unfortunately …


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Speech Notes: Department of Transport Annual Report and Financial Oversight Debate

December 5th, 2018
Marshall von Buchenroder

Honourable Speaker Honourable Premier Honourable MECs Honourable members of the house Ladies and gentlemen in the public gallery I greet you all today “Public service must be more than doing a job efficiently and honestly. It must be a complete dedication to the people and to the nation.” Margaret Chase Smith Hon Speaker, During our engagement with the Department of Transport it was evidently clear that this is a struggling …


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Presentation of Report of Portfolio Committee on Roads & Transport

October 16th, 2018
Marshall von Buchenroder

Taking legislature to the People Elliotdale, Amathole District Municipality 16 October 2018 Honourable Premier of the Eastern Cape, Honourable Speaker, Honourable MECs, Honourable Members of the Legislature, Ladies and gentlemen Good afternoon. “Earn your success based on service to others, not at the expense of others.” H Jackson Brown Jr Hon Speaker, the lack of effective scholar transport in this province is an indictment on the ANC government. The fact …


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Speech: Administrative Adjudication of Roads Traffic Offences Amendment Bill

October 9th, 2018

Honourable Premier of the Eastern Cape, Honourable Speaker, Honourable MECs, Honourable Members of the Legislature, Ladies and gentlemen Good afternoon. A quote from Tata Madiba “Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice. Like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. Sometimes it falls on a generation to …


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Speech notes by Marshall von Buchenroder MPL. 2018/19 budget for Vote 10, Transport. 17 May 2018

May 18th, 2018

Honourable Speaker Honourable Premier Honourable MECs Honourable members of the house Ladies and gentlemen in the public gallery   I greet you all today ― Peter H. Diamandis, Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think “Abundance is not about providing everyone on this planet with a life of luxury—rather it’s about providing all with a life of possibility.”  There has been a huge increase in the Departmental strategy with 79.3%, from …


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