Election of Chairperson; Tourism Transformation Council of South Africa
7 Sep 2021
Mr H April (ANC) nominated Ms T Mahambehlala (ANC)
Election of Chairperson; Engagement with Tourism Policy Review Panel
31 Aug 2021
Mr H April (ANC) said that tourism was one of those areas that had been hard hit, and every effort that was being made by the administration to revitalise tourism, particularly in the small towns, was inspiring to see.
DSBD on impact of recent unrest on SMMEs and informal traders & plans to assist them
25 Aug 2021
Mr H April (ANC) observed that it was rather unfortunate that the Committee was informed of the amalgamation processes through the media; he asked that, in the future situations like this, Members should be taken into confidence before the information reaches the media.
Impact of recent looting in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng on small businesses
24 Jul 2021
Mr H April (ANC) expressed his concern on the suggestion that had been put forward by the two previous speakers. He was of the view that a split would be disadvantageous to the minority parties that perhaps only had one Member representing their political party. He recommended to go as ...
Small Enterprise Finance Agency 2020/21 Quarter 4 performance
2 Jun 2021
Mr H April (ANC) moved for the adoption of the agenda.
DSBD, SEDA & SEFA 2020/21 Quarter 4 performances
26 May 2021
Mr H April (ANC) said he appreciated the work that had been done by the Department, and understood that the situation was not under normal, as COVID-19 had impacted on how things should have been. However, that was not an excuse for a change in environment and service delivery. He ...
Small Business Development Budget: Committee Report
12 May 2021
Mr H April (ANC) endorsed and welcomed the Report and complimented the work done by the researchers on the Report. He unequivocally called for adoption of the Report. However, the Report did not refer to the R200 million that the banks and DSBD had not disbursed to assist small businesses. ...
South African Tourism 2021/22 Annual Performance Plan
5 May 2021
Mr H April (ANC) asked to be recognised. He suggested that the presenter close his video, since it might help with bandwidth.
Virtual Oversight on enterprises benefited from Covid-19 Relief Fund
17 Mar 2021
Mr H April (ANC) thanked the beneficiaries for honouring the Committee by attending the virtual oversight meeting. As a previous business owner, he knows how critical time is for a small business. He commended them for taking off time to communicate with the Committee. He finds it refreshing to see ...
DSBD, SEFA & SEDA 2020/21 Quarter 3 performance
10 Mar 2021
Mr H April (ANC) started by recognising that Members of Parliament were responsible for oversight. They contested elections and made promises to their constituents. A lack of oversight would cost the Members when they returned to their constituents and reported their progress. He welcomed the presentations and acknowledged that this ...