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Speech Notes: Human Settlements Annual Report and Financial Oversight Debate

December 5th, 2018
Sanele Magaqa

1. The current budget expenditure has failed to address housing related protests across this burning province. 2. The department has under-performed in issuing of title deeds for the last five consecutive years. Honourable Speaker, Inkulumbuso ye Phondo, Amalungu asigqeba Sakhe, Inkokheli zemibutho yonke yezo politico ekhoyo, amalungu alendlu yowiso mthetho, amagosa ka rhulumente, kunye namandwendwe ndiyabulisa. Hon Speaker, the report in front of us is one of many reports I …

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Presentation of Report of Portfolio Committee on on Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism

October 19th, 2018
Sanele Magaqa

Good afternoon Honourable Premier, MECs, Members of the Provincial Legislature and most importantly esteemed community members. It is indeed a great honour to be able to address you all today in this most beautiful part of our Province. The Mbashe Municipality is home to our former State President, Thabo Mbeki, and to some of the most breathtaking landscapes known to man. The natural beauty of this area, combined with the …

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Presentation of Report of Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements

October 17th, 2018
Sanele Magaqa

Taking legislature to the People Elliotdale, Amathole District Municipality 17 October 2018 Honourable speaker The Premier of the province Leaders of political parties Members of the house Traditional and all community members Honourable Speaker every title deed delayed, is dignity denied Perhaps it is important to kick-off our debate on the visit by several committees in this region by first tracing the origins of the mandate that the Department of …

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Speech notes by Sanele Magaqa MPL: Debate on the State of the Province Address: 28 February 2018

February 28th, 2018

Honourable Speaker, six years ago the South African government adopted a blueprint for development, the NDP. The strategic goals as informed by the plan in Chapter 8, deals with integrated human settlement strategies, goals and time frames in forging a way forward to improve the lives of our people in this province. The pace and manner in which we commit ourselves to the realisation of Chapter 8 of the NDP …

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Speech Notes: Sanele Magaqa MPL speaking on the State of the Province Address, 21 February 2017.

February 22nd, 2017

As the Democratic Alliance we view the Premier’s Sopa as more reflective than forward looking and this has been echoed in the media and by those who were able to analyse it with a clearer mind. And indeed it was the continuation of what was said at the last Sopa- nothing exciting about the changes that we want to see. Yes, reflection is important in such an address but vision …

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Budget vote speeches: Social Development, Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Provincial Treasury, overall provincial government and Human Settlements

June 6th, 2016

The following speeches were delivered in the Eastern Cape Legislature by DA Shadow MEC for Social Development, Kobus Botha MPL, Shadow MEC for Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Ross Purdon MPL, Shadow MEC for Finance and for Safety & Liaison Bobby Stevenson MPL and Shadow MEC for Human Settlements Sanele Magaqa MPL, during the budget vote debates of provincial departments. Speech by Kobus Botha, MPL Shadow MEC for Social Development  “New systems devised to hide ANC failures” Social …

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Speech notes: Annual report 2014/15, Human Settlements

December 3rd, 2015

Honourable Speaker, the Premier of the province, members of the executive, honourable members, officials and guests allow me to greet you all in the spirit of good governance and accountability. Honourable Speaker, the Democratic Alliance acknowledges the role the department of Human settlements is playing to build houses in this province and in the process create jobs and bring skills to our local people in a number of municipalities. The …

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