May 23, 2018
Briefs that show all: Could this help explain our water shortages?

Briefs that show all: Could this help explain our water shortages?

May, 22, 2018 News

Notes from the House publishes a regular column of briefs from Parliament that you normally wouldn’t get sight of. Please note, none of this is fake news, though you would be forgiven for thinking it could be.

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Question Time raises more questions than answers

Question Time raises more questions than answers

May, 22, 2018 Opinion

One of Parliament’s chief objectives is oversight of the executive, and a tool it uses to achieve this is Question Time. Questions for oral or written reply can be put...

‘Responsibility without authority’ prevents Ministers from doing their job

‘Responsibility without authority’ prevents Ministers from doing their…

May, 21, 2018 News

The Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsolaedi, had tried three times to warn the Premier of the North West province against employing the current provincial Minister (MEC) responsible for Health.

NCOP charged with mandate of three-tiered governance

NCOP charged with mandate of three-tiered governance

May, 17, 2018 News

The parliamentary precinct in Cape Town couldn’t be further away from the hurly burly of provincial government, and that has little to do with distance measured in kilometres. National Parliament...

Social grant beneficiaries losing out on R500m

Social grant beneficiaries losing out on R500m

May, 16, 2018 Opinion

The Department of Social Development conceded in a committee meeting in Parliament that there is R500 million allocated for social grants in 2018/2019 which will simply not be spent. ALISON...

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