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SPEECHES BY MARSHAL VAN BUCHENRODER


SPEECH NOTES: CONSIDERATION OF REPORT OF PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORT ON OVERSIGHT VISITS TO TRAFFIC STATIONS AND MAYIBUYE TRANSPORT CORPORATION AROUND CHRIS DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

October 22nd, 2019

The Eastern Cape Department of Transport is in ICU I greet you one and all today. I would like to thank the Democratic Alliance for the opportunity to stand here today and be able to debate on a report from the Department of Transport. As we approach the end of the Transport month. The Democratic Alliance would like to extend our sincere condolences to the families of those who have …


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Speech Notes by Marshall von Buchenroder (MPL): Response to SOPA 2019

February 19th, 2019

Honourable Speaker Honourable Premier Honourable MECs Honourable members of the house Ladies and gentlemen in the public gallery I greet you all today It is a great honour to stand before you to debate on the empty state of the province address. Like many residents that go to bed on a empty stomach. This is not a good story to tell. They say give credit where it is due. Unfortunately …


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Speech Notes: Department of Transport Annual Report and Financial Oversight Debate

December 5th, 2018
Marshall von Buchenroder

Honourable Speaker Honourable Premier Honourable MECs Honourable members of the house Ladies and gentlemen in the public gallery I greet you all today “Public service must be more than doing a job efficiently and honestly. It must be a complete dedication to the people and to the nation.” Margaret Chase Smith Hon Speaker, During our engagement with the Department of Transport it was evidently clear that this is a struggling …


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Presentation of Report of Portfolio Committee on Roads & Transport

October 16th, 2018
Marshall von Buchenroder

Taking legislature to the People Elliotdale, Amathole District Municipality 16 October 2018 Honourable Premier of the Eastern Cape, Honourable Speaker, Honourable MECs, Honourable Members of the Legislature, Ladies and gentlemen Good afternoon. “Earn your success based on service to others, not at the expense of others.” H Jackson Brown Jr Hon Speaker, the lack of effective scholar transport in this province is an indictment on the ANC government. The fact …


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Speech: Administrative Adjudication of Roads Traffic Offences Amendment Bill

October 9th, 2018

Honourable Premier of the Eastern Cape, Honourable Speaker, Honourable MECs, Honourable Members of the Legislature, Ladies and gentlemen Good afternoon. A quote from Tata Madiba “Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice. Like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. Sometimes it falls on a generation to …


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Speech notes by Marshall von Buchenroder MPL. 2018/19 budget for Vote 10, Transport. 17 May 2018

May 18th, 2018

Honourable Speaker Honourable Premier Honourable MECs Honourable members of the house Ladies and gentlemen in the public gallery   I greet you all today ― Peter H. Diamandis, Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think “Abundance is not about providing everyone on this planet with a life of luxury—rather it’s about providing all with a life of possibility.”  There has been a huge increase in the Departmental strategy with 79.3%, from …


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Speech notes by Marshall von Buchenroder on consideration of budget votes on Safety and Liaison – 16 May 2018

May 17th, 2018

Honourable Speaker Honourable Premier Honourable MECs Honourable members of the house Ladies and gentlemen in the public gallery Indeed I am privileged and honoured to be able to stand before you today, to debate the budget vote for Safety and Liaison for the 2018/19 Financial Year. Allow me to wish all mothers a Happy Belated Mother’s Day. In John C Maxwell’s book, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, with particular …


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Budget vote speeches: Safety and Security, Education, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Rural Development, and Agrarian Reform, Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture and Transport

June 6th, 2016

The following speeches were delivered in the Eastern Cape Legislature by DA Shadow MEC for Safety and Security, Bobby Stevenson MPL, the Education speech was delivered by Bobby Stevenson MPL on behalf of Edmund van Vuuren MPL, the Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs speech was delivered by Kobus Botha MPL on behalf of Veliswa Mvenya MPL, the Rural Development and Agrarian Reform speech was delivered by Ross Purdon MPL on behalf of Athol Trollip MPL and …


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Speech notes: Consideration of report on the study tour to the Netherlands — safety and liaison

April 7th, 2016

Re-establishment of specialised units. Red tape in procurement system. Hon Premier Hon Speaker Hon Members of the House Ladies and gentlemen in the public gallery Indeed, I was privileged to be part of the standing committee on the visit to the Netherlands.  Needless to say, tomorrow is the birthday of this visit.  Yes, exactly one year later and only today we are tabling this report to the House. The first …


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Speech notes by DA MPL, Marshall von Buchenroder – ECPL portfolio committee on Safety & Liaison’s oversight visit to Nelson Mandela & Sarah Baartman police stations

September 30th, 2015

Honourable Speaker, Honourable Premier, members of the Executive, Honourable members. Indeed I was privileged to be part of the oversight visit that was conducted in both Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality and Sarah Baartman district. Honourable speaker, please allow me to highlight some of the findings during this oversight visit. The inadequate office space at both the Humansdorp as well as Kamesh police stations; this has a direct bearing on members …


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