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BOBBY STEVENSON SPEAKING ON THE 2010 STATE OF THE PROVINCE ADDRESS

February 23rd, 2010

AGENDA FOR ACCOUNTABILITY In the State of the Province address the Premier failed to spell out in unequivocal terms how accountability of her cabinet and civil servants is going to be rigidly enforced. Without accountability we do not get value for money. This means that money is wasted on maladministration, corruption and general inefficiencies. The burning anger that people feel at the lack of service delivery in this Province is …


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DACRE HADDON SPEAKING ON THE LAUNCH OF THE DA NATIONAL EDUCATION CAMPAIGN IN THE EASTERN CAPE

February 22nd, 2010

Today is an exciting day for the Democratic Alliance and yourselves.  This day, the Democratic Alliance commences its national “adopt a school” campaign and it is the launch of the campaign in the province today. It is indeed an honour and privilege for the DA branch of the Port Elizabeth West constituency to be the first launching this campaign in the province.


JOHN CUPIDO SPEAKING ON THE 2008/09 ANNUAL REPORT FOR SPORT, RECREATION, ARTS AND CULTURE

December 3rd, 2009

 Three months ago I started my speech in this house with the fact that there was 279 days left until the beginning of the Soccer World Cup. As we stand here today there are just over 180 days left. Yet it seems as though not much has happened as far as the lobbying for the three base camps in the province are concerned. We can forget about Mthatha, even when …


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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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