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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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DACRE HADDON SPEAKING ON PROVINCIAL HOUSING ANNUAL REPORT 2008/2009

November 26th, 2009

Honourable Speaker, Madam Premier, MEC’s, Members of the Legislature, the media and guests. There has been a marginal improvement in housing service delivery during the 2008/09 financial year. While we acknowledge the good work by the department in attaining their housing target of 15000 houses during the year-much of the credit in achieving this number of units built is largely due to the intervention of the national housing intervention team. …


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BOBBY STEVENSON SPEAKING IN THE DEBATE ON THE ANNUAL OVERSIGHT AND ANNUAL REPORT OF THE SAPS IN THE PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURE

November 26th, 2009

We are still awaiting the 300 new vehicles that were allocated to this Province at the beginning of the new financial year, to arrive. We are already 9 months into the financial year. This is having a very serious impact on police services in this Province. This is particularly so of the Flying Squads in our two biggest cities, the Nelson Mandela Metropole and Buffalo City. The flying squad based …


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BOBBY STEVENSON SPEAKING ON THE ANNUAL AND OVERSIGHT REPORT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE IN THE PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURE

November 25th, 2009

We are into a completely new ball game when it comes to budget and expenditure in this Province. The years of generous increases in budgets each year are over. In the new financial year, whatever budget increase we will receive, will no doubt, be wiped out by the over expenditure of the Province. This means that the resources available for actual service delivery are unlikely to increase. If you factor …


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PINE PIENAAR SPEAKING ON THE ANNUAL REPORT 2008/09 FOR THE OFFICE OF THE PREMIER

November 24th, 2009

One day – Mr Speaker – when the history of the ANC is written, corruption will be noted as one of the reasons for this liberation party’s demise. Historians will no doubt have quite a few nice things to say about the party that fought for democracy and indeed did lead South Africa into democracy.