September 25, 2017

Parliament in recess

Sep, 19, 2017 News

Notes from the House will not be published during the parliamantary constitutiency period from 19-30 September. Publication of the newsletter will resume on October 6.

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Labour Court case hears of new style policing for Parliament

Labour Court case hears of new style policing…

Sep, 14, 2017 News

A protracted case to be heard by the Labour Court indicates that Parliament requires its “Chamber Support Officers” (CSOs) to be skilled in crowd control and public order policing.

SAPS a long way from NDP goals

SAPS a long way from NDP goals

Sep, 14, 2017 News

South African Police Service (SAPS) was said to have implemented roughly 30% of the National Development Plan’s (NDP’s) recommendations to turn it into a skilled and professional police service.

Vuwani learners the victims in service delivery protests

Vuwani learners the victims in service delivery protests

Sep, 14, 2017 News

A year ago the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) warned Parliament that the town of Vuwani, Limpopo was at risk of repeating last year’s education crisis.

Civil society must ‘stand up’ and expose corruption   Gordhan

Civil society must ‘stand up’ and expose corruption…

Sep, 14, 2017 News

The capture of Eskom is a story about R150 billion to R250 billion that has disappeared from South Africa’s fiscal system, according to Pravin Gordhan.

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