Belinda Francis Scott

KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Legislature

Belinda Francis Scott

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  • Progress on Older Persons Bill: Department briefing 25 Oct 2004

    Ms B Scott (ANC, KwaZulu-Natal) said that she could not agree to this until the final discussion was held. It would largely depend on when the costing would be completed.
  • Progress on Older Persons Bill: Department briefing 25 Oct 2004

    Ms Scott (ANC) said that she was not as discouraged as she had expected. The problem was largely that costing had not been done yet. The costing that had been done by the service provider had been done on assumptions. She therefore welcomed the input from Treasury as they had ...
  • Older Persons Bill: Provincial Negotiating Mandates 17 Aug 2004

    Members agreed with the Northern Cape that the age difference between men and woman for admission to homes was discriminatory. However, Ms B Scott (ANC, KZN) said that reconciling the old age status might prove a costly exercise. With no estimated costs available to provinces, it would be difficult to ...
  • Older Persons Bill and Policy: Department briefings 3 Aug 2004

    Ms B Scott (ANC - KZN) expressed her concerns at the 'yawning gap' between policy aims and the Department budget. She estimated that 95% of the undertakings would not be realised due to budgetary constraints.
  • Older Persons Bill and Policy: Department briefings 3 Aug 2004

    Ms B Scott (ANC - KZN) said that the Constitution did allow for fair discrimination and the state could promote the advancement of certain groups. Women had been discriminated against in the past and caregivers were mostly women. Could the fiscus afford giving 60-year-old men pensions too?

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