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Speech notes: Draft resolution: Provincial government must undertake a thorough investigation into the outsourcing of services to the private sector

September 3rd, 2020
Bobby Stevenson

The following speech was delivered by Bobby Stevenson, MPL in support of a motion tabled in the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature, on 23 July 2020. The global pandemic that we are currently undergoing has issued in a new approach to the delivery of services, not only in South Africa but also throughout the world. It is no longer government as usual but rather the COVID-19 ushering in, what one would …


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Members Statement: Stutterheim needs urgent intervention now

September 3rd, 2020
Yusuf Cassim

The community of Stutterheim is faced with an impending jobs bloodbath, and untreated wastewater is running into the rivers and ending up in the dams that supply areas of BCM with water. MEC Nqatha, I am afraid that you may have been misled by the local municipality in question, as the responses provided by yourself in the house sitting that took place yesterday, seems to not capture the reality faced …


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Speech Notes: Delivering of Food Parcels During COVID-19 [Seconder]

September 2nd, 2020
Kobus Botha

The spread of the global COVID-19 pandemic to South Africa has caused tremendous pressure on all South Africans but particularly on the vulnerable households that are facing temporary or permanent employment interruptions. Food insecurity is, and, has become, a stark reality for many South African households, with approximately 50% of households living under the poverty line and not being able to afford basic healthy eating. Most of the people also …


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Speech Notes: Delivering of Food Parcels During Covid -19

September 2nd, 2020

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. When the president announced that the country would be under a national lockdown from 27 March 2020, we all knew that things would be a bit different. We also knew that there would be a sharp …


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Members Statement: Premier must choose competence over political patronage

September 2nd, 2020

On the 25th of May this year, I put a motion with notice to the House in terms of Section 131 of the Eastern Cape Legislature Standing Rules of Order that called for the House to resolve that the Premier dismiss the MEC for Health. During a multi-party Whips meeting, the ANC objected to the motion being debated, based on faulty legal advice given to them that it is unconstitutional …


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