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Speech Notes by P.E. van Vuuren on the consideration of the Report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts on unauthorised expenditure by the Department of Education for the year ending 31 March 2017. Delivered on 14 March 2018.

March 14th, 2018

Honourable Speaker, Honourable Premier, Honourable Members, dignitaries, visitors ad Departmental officials – allow me to greet you. Honourable Speaker, the Democratic Alliance unequivocally supports the recommendations of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts that the Department of Education be denied the amount of R174 570 million which was incurred in both programmes 2 and 7 respectively and that appropriation of these funds must be without funding in terms of Section 34(2) …


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Speech Notes by P.E. van Vuuren MPL on the consideration of the Report of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts on Auditor General’s report on Provincial government department for the year ending 31 March 2017. Delivered on 14 March 2018.

March 14th, 2018

Honourable Speaker, Honourable Premier, Honourable Members, dignitaries, visitor’s and Departmental officials – I humbly greet you. Honourable Speaker, the Committee scheduled hearings with different government departments in order to interact with the reports of the Auditor General which were tabled in the Provincial Legislature and referred to the Committee of Public Accounts for consideration and reporting. Hon Speaker, the majority of the government departments received either unqualified audit reports, unqualified …


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Speech notes by Veliswa Mvenya MPL on consideration of report of Portfolio Committee on Rural Development & Agrarian Reform on oversight visits to projects funded by the department, 14 March 2018

March 14th, 2018

All development projects should translate to job creation and economic development. Madam Speaker, Honourable Premier, colleagues and guests, I greet you all. The projects funded by the provincial department of agriculture and agrarian reform are failing to create jobs and will not yield any developmental results. These projects are not sustainable as the department is simply complying with legislation and is failing dismally when it comes to ensuring the sustainability …


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Speech notes by Vicky Knoetze MPL: Roads and Public Works oversight report on projects in Nelson Mandela, Chris Hani and Amathole Districts, 14 March 2018

March 14th, 2018

Broken infrastructure is one of the largest contributors to our broken economy in the Eastern Cape. It is the people that suffer when schools are not completed on time and it is the patients that suffer when hospitals are not completed on time by the DRPW as an implementing agent. The DRPW is too flexible when it comes to revising contract completion dates and this is indicative of poor planning …


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Speech notes by Jane Cowley MPL: Debate on the State of the Province Address, 28 February 2018

February 28th, 2018

Madam Speaker, Honourable Premier, Honourable members of the House, officials and visitors I greet you all. Madam Speaker, we live in dynamic times, and dynamic times require of us to think on our feet, to extend our thinking about problems and solutions for our planet, our continent, our country and our province, in order to bring about quality education, quality jobs and quality living conditions for all South Africans. So …


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