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JOHN CUPIDO SPEAKING ON THE 2008/09 ANNUAL REPORT FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS AND TOURISM

December 3rd, 2009

The Eastern Cape Liquor Board has in the first six months of the current financial year collected only 10 percent, or R766 000 of its projected revenue of R7, 2 million. Madam Deputy Speaker, in his adjustments estimates speech last week, the MEC for Finance alluded to the fact that – and I quote – “… it is a clarion call to the administration to emphatically increase its effectiveness and …


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DACRE HADDON SPEAKING ON THE 2008/09 ANNUAL REPORT TRANSPORT VOTE

December 3rd, 2009

Honourable Speaker, Honourable Madam Premier, MEC’s, Honourable MPL’s, officials and guests The reading of the Annual & Financial Report for the last financial year as well as the findings, make for interesting reading. The DA applauds you, Madam MEC, on your commitment to job creation within the Department. The efforts of your Department in employing 144 road rangers, your increased extended public works programme (EPWP) and your household contractors initiative …


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BOBBY STEVENSON SPEAKING ON THE ADJUSTMENTS BUDGET

December 2nd, 2009

The adjustments budget of R1.930 billion is not going to cover the shortfall in projected provincial over expenditure. This is going to leave a huge hole in the Province’s finances of potentially R2.1 billion. How this hole is going to be filled is the challenge that the MEC, Departments and this Legislature faces. An immediate stop needs to be put on non core expenditure and disciplinary action taken against those …


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BOBBY STEVENSON SPEAKING ON THE DEBATE ON THE ANNUAL REPORT OF THE LEGISLATURE AND FINANCIAL OVERSIGHT

December 1st, 2009

As MPL’s, it is our patriotic duty to ensure that we utilise our powers to improve the lives of the people of this Province. It is therefore incumbent upon us to do everything in our power to hold those to account that must deliver. Edward Abbey once said and I quote “The patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his Government.” True patriotism means putting your Province …


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EDMUND VAN VUUREN SPEAKING ON THE ANNUAL REPORT 2008/09 FOR PUBLIC WORKS

November 26th, 2009

Hon. Speaker, The Democratic Alliance firmly believes that the MEC for Public Works should seriously consider the creation and parking of an in-house construction unit within her department. The reason why we are passionately supporting the realization of the aforementioned unit within the department is for this unit, consisting of bursary beneficiaries and are within the construction industry, to compete on an equal footing against others for Government projects. With …


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