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Speech notes by Vicky Knoetze MPL. Consideration of budget for Vote 7 – Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs. 16 May 2018

May 17th, 2018

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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Speech notes by Bobby Stevenson, Leader of the Official Opposition, Consideration of Second Adjustments Appropriation Bill 2018. 15 May 2018

May 16th, 2018

The Democratic Alliance welcomes the additional R100-million that is being awarded to the Eastern Cape, due to slow expenditure patterns in other provinces. The Department of Human Settlements needs every cent that it can get in order to deliver housing in the Eastern Cape and to make a dent in the huge backlogs that we have. This is particularly so, as that the Human Settlements Grant has been cut by …


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Speech notes by Vicky Knoetze MPL. Consideration of 2018/19 budget, Vote 5, Roads and Public Works. 15 May 2018

May 16th, 2018

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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Speech notes by Kobus Botha MPL, Shadow MEC of Social Development: debate on the Budget for the Department of Social Development, Vote 4. 15 May 2018.

May 16th, 2018

Honourable Speaker, All protocol observed Democracy has been hailed as a great system all over the world. South Africa is a Constitutional Democracy, and in a Constitutional Democracy everyone has rights but they also have responsibilities. These rights are contained in The Bill of Rights. Our Constitution is a victory over South Africa’s unjust past and our current efforts to ensure redress. It instructs the government of the day to …


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Speech notes by Celeste Barker MPL, DA response to the 2018/19 budget for Vote 1, OTP Special Programmes. 15 May 2018

May 16th, 2018

Honourable Premier, Madam Speaker, MEC’s, distinguished guests in the gallery – Molweni Nonke! The DA is grateful for the opportunity to participate in today’s budget vote. We share the President’s concerns about our unequal society and look forward to seeing the dream of a true, rights-based culture and equality being extended to all the people of our province. It is an indisputable fact that despite many valiant efforts to build …


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