Blog Posts tagged “Must Read”

Asset Maintenance Management Plans

10 May 2022 (1 week, 5 days ago)

Asset Maintenance Management Plans

What Are Asset Maintenance Management Plans?

To combat poor levels of service delivery, maintenance plans were developed to ensure that infrastructure remained efficient and usable. Asset maintenance management plans - also known as immovable asset management plans or infrastructure maintenance plans - are strategic outlines for the repair and maintenance ...

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The Week Ahead: Budget Vote Debates Begin

9 May 2022 (1 week, 6 days ago)

The Week Ahead: Budget Vote Debates Begin

Following the parliamentary committee hearings on the 2022/23 priorities, targets and spending plans of departments, the focus shifts to the budget vote debates which commence this week and run until 10 June 2022.

These debates happen in the mini-plenary sittings of the National Assembly and are headlined by Ministers, their ...

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The Week Ahead: Eskom and Freedom Day Debates

2 May 2022 (2 weeks, 6 days ago)

The Week Ahead

Following last week’s pared-down programme, things return to normal with a full agenda in the main chambers and committee corridor.

Everything from oral questions to the Executive, debates, legislative business, committee oversight, and a Conference is scheduled.

The National Assembly will hold a debate – on Tuesday - to celebrate ...

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The Week Ahead: President’s Joint Address on SA floods

25 Apr 2022 (3 weeks, 6 days ago)

The Week Ahead

It is largely a low-key week with NA MPs on leave, a public holiday and only a handful of meetings scheduled.

The main point of interest is the President’s joint address on Tuesday. Convening an address to both Houses is a rare occurrence and is generally reserved for the State ...

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Understanding the 2022 Climate Change Bill

21 Apr 2022 (1 month ago)

Climate Change Bill

On Friday 18 February 2022, the Climate Change Bill was formally introduced to the National Assembly by the Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment.It is now available for public comments until 27 May 2022.

The Bill aims is to provide a governmental framework for climate change responses that can effectively ...

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The Week Ahead: The Second Term Begins

19 Apr 2022 (1 month ago)

This Week in ParliamentParliament resumes this week after a constituency period.

The virtual/hybrid Parliament will continue for another term, with some MPs working from the precinct and others remotely.

According to the latest timetable, the NA programme will run for 9 weeks and the NCOP for 10 weeks.

Some of the highlights include ...

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Get To Know Baxolile Nodada

11 Apr 2022 (1 month, 1 week ago)

Baxolile Nodada

1. How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

I joined the DA in 2011 through the Democratic Alliance Students' Organisation at Nelson Mandela University, where I served as branch Chairperson and the Secretary General of the Student Representative's Council. I was later elected a ...

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First Term Review 2022

8 Apr 2022 (1 month, 2 weeks ago)

First Term Review

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Everything You Need To Know About Integrated Development Plans

7 Apr 2022 (1 month, 2 weeks ago)

What Are IDPs

What are Integrated Development Plans (IDPs)?

An IDP encompasses all of a municipality's goals and objectives for economic and social development in the short, medium and long-term. IDPs are meant to outline strategies to manage municipal finances for the purpose of facilitating everything from basic service provision to infrastructural development, ...

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Adrian Christopher Roos

4 Apr 2022 (1 month, 2 weeks ago)

Adriaan Roos

1.How did you come to join your political party and become an MP?

I had been involved in charity work in my spare time for many years and decided to enter politics after successfully lobbying to prevent the unfair closure of centres for disabled children in Gauteng. The DA is ...

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