Mr Denis Joseph

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Denis Joseph

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Committee Meetings Attended

  • Standing Committee on Appropriations 2019 Appropriation Bill: proposed amendments & Committee Report
    19 Jul 2019

    The Democratic Alliance put forward a proposal to amend the Appropriations Bill, involving an adjustment of R8.5 billion. It wanted this amount to be allocated to three priority areas – combating crime, job creation and skills development, and for health care programmes. It said the funds could come from savings ...

  • Standing Committee on Appropriations 2019 Appropriation Bill: public hearings and Treasury response
    16 Jul 2019

    The Standing and Select Committees on Appropriations held a joint public hearing on the 2019 Appropriation Bill and heard from the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) and from Mr Guy Harris.

    Cosatu said it had expected the Budget to go further in addressing the economic, governance and budgetary ...

  • Standing Committee on Appropriations 2019 Appropriation Bill: Financial and Fiscal Commission briefing
    10 Jul 2019

    The Standing and Select Committees on Appropriations met jointly for a briefing by the Financial and Fiscal Commission (FFC) on the 2019 Appropriation Bill.

    The Financial and Fiscal Commission, in briefing, pointed out that the Bill was being considered just after the 2019 national elections, which led to several administrative ...

  • Standing Committee on Appropriations 2019 Appropriation Bill: Parliamentary Budget Office briefing
    9 Jul 2019

    The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) briefing was made to a joint sitting of the Appropriations Committees of the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces. The 2019 Appropriations Bill was tabled by the Minister of Finance along with the 2019 Budget. It provided for the appropriation of money for ...

  • Standing Committee on Appropriations Committee’s role and budget process: training; Legacy Report
    4 Jul 2019

    Legacy Reports

    The Committee’s support staff delivered a threefold presentation to the Committee on its role in the Sixth Parliament, with a focus on its mandate, Committee rules and procedures, and the Fifth Parliament Legacy Report.

    The Committee was told it had the capacity and constitutional authority under the Money ...

  • Standing Committee on Appropriations National Treasury 2018/19 Quarter 4 performance; Appropriation Bill 2019, with Deputy Minister
    3 Jul 2019

    Members of the two Committees expressed concern that under-spending by some departments indicated failures in service delivery. The under-spending was highlighted by National Treasury during a presentation on fourth-quarter spending by national government departments and public entities.

    Treasury said 98.7% of the adjusted appropriation of R11 billion had been spent. ...

  • Standing Committee on Appropriations Election of Committee Chairperson
    2 Jul 2019

    The Committee elected Mr S Buthelezi (ANC) to be its chairperson after a vote.

    The Committee also agreed unanimously on a work programme to consider and report on the government’s budget spending plans as outlined in the 2019 Appropriations Bill.

  • Budget (WCPP) Committee Report Division of Revenue Bill final mandates
    26 Mar 2019

    Report of the meeting to follow.

  • Finance, Economic Opportunities and Tourism (WCPP) National Gambling Amendment Bill: final mandate; Committee Report on Quarterly Performance
    19 Mar 2019

    The Committee met to consider and adopt the final mandate report on the National Gambling Amendment Bill. The Committee supported the Bill, and in terms of rule 86, the African National Congress expressed its minority view to support the Bill with the exception of clause 63 A.

  • Finance, Economic Opportunities and Tourism (WCPP) Western Cape Appropriation Bill: Provincial Treasury budget
    14 Mar 2019

    The Committee considered and adopted its Draft Committee Report on Vote 3 with minor amendments effected.

    In addition, the Committee approved several outstanding minutes.