Martin Anton Louw

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Martin Anton Louw

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  • The President Of The Republic: 27 May 2010

    Mr President, the question refers to improving ...

  • The President Of The Republic: 27 May 2010

    Thank you. Mr President, the question refers to improving the lives of all the people.

  • The President Of The Republic: 27 May 2010

    Thank you, Speaker. Mr President, the question refers to improving the lives of all the people. Yet, despite your action plan to address the impact of the recession, our unemployment rate continues to escalate.

    In his Budget Speech Minister Pravin Gordhan states: "Bargaining arrangements push up entry level wages, pricing ...

  • Notices Of Motion 14 Apr 2010

    Mr Speaker, I hereby give notice that I shall move the following motion on behalf of the DA:

    That the House -

    1) debates the rate at which the Commissioner for Occupational Injuries and Diseases has processed claims by workers in recent years; and

    2) comes up with measures through which ...

  • Appropriation Bill 13 Apr 2010

    Hon Chairperson, hon Speaker and hon Minister, this afternoon we will be referring to matters of the heart. Minister, unemployment knows no race, it sees no colour, but it affects all of us, irrespective of your background in society. It is, however, unacceptable to see how tenderpreneuring enriches the ANC ...

  • Notices Of Motion 4 Mar 2010

    Mr Speaker, I hereby give notice that I intend moving, on behalf of the DA, the following motion:

    That the House debates the need for the creation of decent sustainable jobs other than the job opportunities created by the Expanded Public Works Programme.

    Thank you.

  • No1444E 16 Sep 2009

    Chairperson, is the Minister aware that none of the companies have applied for the temporary layoff programme, and that more than 300 000 people have been retrenched in quarters one and two, according to Statistics SA?

    What is being done about this disastrous state of affairs?

    UMPHATHISWA WEZABASEBENZI: Mhlalingaphambili, umntu ...

  • Allegations About Member Of The House To Be Brought By Substantive Motion And Not Member's Statement (Ruling) 10 Sep 2009

    Thank you, Chairperson. I withdraw.

  • Conduct Of Committee Chairperson During Public Hearings On Labour Broking (Member's Statement) 2 Sep 2009

    Chairperson, the public is not safe to voice their opinion. They are not safe, and they are not respected. The official who is supposed to create an environment conducive to the exchange of opinions during public hearings is doing exactly the opposite. In a case in Matatiele Municipality ... [Interjections.]

  • Conduct Of Committee Chairperson During Public Hearings On Labour Broking (Member's Statement) 2 Sep 2009

    Chairperson, during recent public hearings in Parliament, the chairperson, hon Lumka Yengeni, allowed labour brokers to be referred to as slave traders and human traffickers. This created an atmosphere of intimidation and she did nothing to stop this unwarranted personal attacks. Anyone who dared to voice an opinion contrary to ...

  • Appropriation Bill 19 Jun 2009

    Chairperson and hon members, it is indeed an honour as a novice to echo the views of the many unsung men and women of our country.

    It is regrettable to see how many people are losing their jobs, how many companies are closing down and how unemployment is increasing daily ...