Ms Alexandra Lilian Amelia Abrahams

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Alexandra Lilian Amelia Abrahams

Appearances

  • Fund-Raising Amendment Bill: briefing; with Minister 25 Oct 2021

    Ms A Abrahams (DA) thanked DSD for the presentation. She said the Fifth Administration had dealt with the Bill. The current Portfolio Committee did not have access to relevant documents or comments from public participants in the previous administration. She asked if it would be possible to receive these documents ...
  • CDA Board Vacancies: Recommendation; DSD 2020/21 Quarter 3 performance 1 Sep 2021

    Ms A Abrahams (DA) asked if SASSA could indicate the cost which SAPO was charging the DSD in service fees. SASSA was known to be experiencing financial predicaments. What was SAPO trying to charge the DSD to help the 1.5 million people who claimed their grants at SAPO?
  • Update on migration of Early Childhood Development: DSD & DBE briefing 25 Aug 2021

    Ms A Abrahams (DA) said that the presentation was informative and had answered a lot of her initial questions. Would the DBE consider standardising and increasing subsidies in ECDs? Would it consider fee-free ECDs? Many parents could not afford ECD fees, and this caused them to remove their children. Slide ...
  • Children’s Amendment Bill: Committee Report on public hearings 18 Aug 2021

    Ms A Abrahams (DA) suggested that Minister Zulu and the Acting Director- General provide a regular status update on the progress of the reconstruction of departmental offices, and implementation of the Committee’s recommendations going forward. In the past, the Committee has completed oversight trips, adopted reports and made recommendations which ...
  • Children’s Amendment Bill: Committee Report on public hearings 18 Aug 2021

    Ms A Abrahams (DA) suggested that Minister Zulu and the Acting Director- General provide a regular status update on the progress of the reconstruction of departmental offices, and implementation of the Committee’s recommendations going forward. In the past, the Committee has completed oversight trips, adopted reports and made recommendations which ...
  • Fund-raising Amendment Bill: DSD briefing 2 Jun 2021

    Ms A Abrahams (DA) thanked DSD for the presentation. She said the Fifth Administration had dealt with the Bill. The current Portfolio Committee did not have access to relevant documents or comments from public participants in the previous administration. She asked if it would be possible to receive these documents ...
  • Children’s Amendment Bill: Technical Team on ECD chapters/clauses; DSD Budget: Committee Report 19 May 2021

    Ms A Abrahams (DA) asked the Department to display the slides on the composition of the technical team. She also asked it to list the names of those in the technical team, and said that a date was urgently needed for the joint Committee meeting.
  • Children’s Amendment Bill: public hearings day 5 18 May 2021

    Ms A Abrahams (DA) referred to the example given by the Scalabrini Centre and asked how many children in their care are in the same position. She asked Prof Skelton how moving away from the Child Protection Register and using the criminal record register, would benefit children apart from it ...
  • Children’s Amendment Bill: public hearings day 3 13 May 2021

    Ms A Abrahams (DA) said to Solidarity that their presentation had stated that some departments set up panels to discuss adoptions. She asked if the panels were determined by any policy or regulations or whether they were set up at the discretion of the heads of department deputy directors general ...
  • Children’s Amendment Bill: public hearings day 2 12 May 2021

    Ms A Abrahams (DA) referred to the presentation made by the House of Traditional Leaders and agreed with Ms van der Merwe in terms of not sharing the same viewpoints, but if they kept children at the centre of the discussion they would come out positively at the end. She ...