Ms Lungiswa Veronica James

Formerly: National Assembly

Lungiswa Veronica James

About Lungiswa Veronica James

Ms Lungiswa James is a previous Mayoral Committee member for Health in the Western Cape. She has worked in health care for 17 years and has set up food gardens in Khayelitsha and sewing groups to assist unemployed women. She is the chairperson of the Democratic Alliance’s N2 constituency. During the Fifth Parliament she served on the Portfolio Committee on Health

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Ms L James (DA) seconded the proposition.

Ms L James (DA) said she did not think that there was anyone in the Committee who could refuse health ...

Ms L James (DA) spoke about Programme 2 (Health Planning and Systems Enablement), saying she had a problem understanding it, ...

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How does his department intend to improve the turnaround time for blood and alcohol toxicology tests which remain a concern?

Is there a cancer control policy in the country; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

Whether any mechanisms have been put in place to absorb newly graduated nurses into the public health system?

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I hereby move a motion without notice on behalf of the DA:

That the House -

1) notes that the Western Cape unemployment rate dropped to 19,3%, the lowest in ...

Hon Chairperson, I hereby give notice that on the next sitting day of the House I shall move on behalf of the DA:

That the House debates the health status ...

Declaration of interests

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Annually, MPs are required by parliament to register their financial interests and gifts received in their official capacity. Due to the significant influence of the role that MPs take on, there may be times when their personal or business interests become in conflict with the duty prescribed to them as elected officials representing the public interest. You can see what interests your MPs declared here.
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Montevideo, Cape Town

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Residential Property

Montevideo, Cape Town

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Phaphamani Bafazi

Catering Company

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Residential house


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Sasol Inzalo


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