tagged “Speaker”

The Week Ahead: Parliament resumes & Election of Speaker

16 Aug 2021 (10 months, 2 weeks ago)

parli resumes

Parliament resumes this week for the third term after a lengthy winter 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 term will run for 7 weeks.

Some of the highlights include committee ...

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The Week Ahead: Debates, Legislation, Question Session & More

28 Nov 2016 (5 years, 7 months ago)

It's the penultimate week of the parliamentary year and the National Assembly chamber has scheduled a broad programme as it rushes to finalise all urgent business.

The rules make provision for an MP to request the Speaker to place a matter of public importance on the Order Paper for discussion. ...

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The Week Ahead: Two Inquiries & Taking Parliament to the People top the agenda

17 Oct 2016 (5 years, 8 months ago)

It's another low key week in the National Assembly main chamber with no sittings scheduled. All the parliamentary action will take place in the committee corridor where the schedule is full.

We will see not one, but two parliamentary inquiries this week. First, the Portfolio Committee on Police will begin ...

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Ms Makoti Sibongile Khawula (EFF)

8 Aug 2016 (5 years, 10 months ago)

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What is your political background?

I was a member of the African National Congress (ANC) during 1980s and I was actively involved in the fight for freedom. I joined undercover politics during the heightened period of turmoil in Durban in areas like KwaMashu and Inanda. I attended political meetings during ...

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The Week Ahead: More Oversight and Scrutiny

7 Mar 2016 (6 years, 3 months ago)

It’s the penultimate week of the first term and the programme has a familiar pattern: it includes oral questions to the executive; ministerial and members’ statements, a debate, committee oversight and scrutiny, and the processing of assorted bills, statutory instruments and committee reports.

The rules make provision for an MP ...

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