6th Parliament Multi-Party Women’s Caucus five-year focus areas
28 Nov 2019
Ms M Sukers (ACDP) said she was covered by most Members. However, she suggested that women, children and persons with disabilities should be emphasised in all these focus areas.
Council of Social Services Professions on funding support from Department & challenges pertaining to training, professionalization of social work practitioners & conditions of employment; NACYCW on challenges encountered in Child and Youth Care sector
27 Nov 2019
Ms M Sukers (ACDP) thanked the presenters and said that they were really appreciated. The child and youth care workers played such an important part in the community specifically to ensure that children do not get lost totally. She really respected the work they did. It was sad that the ...
Griqua People’s Heritage submission: Representative of Griqua People’s Heritage; Northern Cape Department of Education& DBE briefing; 2020 school readiness
26 Nov 2019
Ms M Sukers (ACDP) asked the Department to take note of the importance of cultural preservation to the people of Gong-Gong. The Committee needed to take into consideration the importance of redress in the case of Gong-Gong. The people of Gong-Gong were not asking the Department to do all the ...
Foster Care Progress Report on High Court Order; DSD 2019/20 Quarter 2 Performance
20 Nov 2019
Ms M Sukers (ACDP) asked why Western Cape officials had not been included in the presentation, in terms of the drug master plan. What provision was the DSD making for learners with special needs in schools? Did it have a vision for providing housing for women that were victims of ...
Auditor General’s audit findings for 2018/19 Annual Report & BRRR: SASSA & NDA action plan; DSD 2019/20 Quarter 1 performance
6 Nov 2019
Ms M Sukers (ACDP) asked about the big amounts the Committee kept hearing about throughout the presentation, one of which involved R1.8 billion. She had heard the explanation about where the money was, but her question was how much of that money was gone without there being any tangible ...
National Education Collaboration Trust & NEEDU update
5 Nov 2019
Ms M Sukers (ACDP) appreciated the two presentations. It is certainly heartening to know that there is so much effort going into ensuring that the education system is improved. On capacity building in the curriculum, is there only assistance with the curriculum for mathematics, sciences and languages? Slide 6 of ...
Gender Based Violence, femicide, violence and murder of children; Action plans to respond to AG Audit findings: DSD, SASSA & NDA briefings
30 Oct 2019
Ms M Sukers (ACDP) said that in terms of the communication on GBV and the programmes that are available, there is a sense that nothing has happened since the President’s commitment in response to the violence that was experienced. There is a concern that Parliament went silent after the ...
DBE on: Education Infrastructure Grant, Accelerated Schools Infrastructure Delivery Initiative & Sanitation Appropriate for Education Initiative
29 Oct 2019
Ms M Sukers (ACDP) asked about the linkages between these infrastructure projects and other programmes and other government departments. Upcoming programmes that we are excited about such as vocational training for students exiting in Grade 9 – has that been factored in and linked to infrastructure planning? She has not been ...
Social Development Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report
16 Oct 2019
Ms M Sukers (ACDP) said that the Committee needed to engage with the Minister of Social Development on the matter of fighting GBV. The Ministry needed to capacitate its efforts in respect of that issue. She also commented on the Accelerated School Infrastructure Delivery Initiative (ASIDI) that was focused on ...
ELRC Collective Agreements & Grade 9 General Education Certificate: DBE; BRRR; with Minister & Deputy Minister
15 Oct 2019
Ms M Sukers (ACDP) noted that learner’s skills do not match the market requirements. She said the Committee needs to engage around challenges in a different way and wanted to point out budgetary and infrastructural issues. She commented that big and small businesses in the manufacturing environment needed the ...