Complaint against Brand SA Chairperson; Complaint against EFF MP
29 Jul 2021
Mr H Hoosen (DA) noted from the documents that there were two issues at play: a labour dispute between Dr Makhubela and BrandSA and a complaint that Dr Tobias had misled Parliament. The labour issue was not a matter for Parliament. He believed that Dr Makhubela was on a fishing ...
2019/20 MFMA audit outcomes & Covid 19 municipal expenditure
22 Jun 2021
Mr H Hoosen (DA) thanked the Auditor-General for the very detailed and depressing report. He was not surprised by the state of finances in local municipalities. He was a little hopeful that perhaps the situation would change but unfortunately it got worse every single year without fail. What was more ...
Public Enterprises Budget Vote 2019 incident; Report on implementation of sanctions imposed on affected members
30 Apr 2021
Mr H Hoosen (DA) said the generally accepted practice is that if any Member of the Committee has a dissenting view, those views must be included in the Report because it is a factual representation of what the Member said in that meeting. There can be no harm in including ...
Matters arising; Mitigating and aggravating factors & appropriate penalties
31 Mar 2021
Mr H Hoosen (DA) stated that having listened carefully to the submissions by Advocate Mayosi, he was in agreement that the Committee should recommend the sanction, as proposed, against the two Members who were repeat offenders. With respect to the additional Members, he agreed that the Committee should recommend the ...
2019/20 PFMA Audit Outcomes: Auditor-General briefing
12 Mar 2021
Mr H Hoosen (DA) said the AG’s presentation reflected a “very depressing state of affairs” because “year-on-year when you see these reports—and every time the AG presents a report—the situation appears to be getting worse over time. And granted I think that there are some areas of excellence where there ...
Office of Auditor-General Strategic Plan 2021/22
5 Mar 2021
Mr H Hoosen (DA) commented that AGSA has established a reputation in the country to be an effective institution and the country is proud of it. Every year it addresses the nation and gives a status report on its audits of government departments. This indicates to tax-payers how effectively their ...
Public Enterprises Budget Vote 2019 incident: deliberations on evidence presented
4 Mar 2021
Mr H Hoosen (DA) stated that the Committee should first consider every separate charge, and then conclude on whether there is an agreement with the recommendations made by Adv Mayosi in her closing arguments.
Second Special Report on financial management of government’s COVID-19 initiatives
19 Feb 2021
Mr M Hoosen (DA) said it is exciting to sit in this Committee coming from the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance, where he experienced firsthand the state of municipalities in the country. The state of municipalities is dismal. If Parliament's core responsibility is oversight, then this Committee could contribute massively. ...
CWP: Remodelling & implementation of forensic reports recommendations; Matters relating to Initiation: stakeholder engagement
27 Nov 2020
Mr H Hoosen (DA) asked that the DG express her opinion on what state the CWP programmes are currently in. Furthermore, what role has she played in turning the situation around, as this issue required senior intervention? He asked that she answer his questions during her introductory remarks.
Ngaka-Moderi Molema District Municipality: engagement with Municipality, AGSA, Provincial Treasury, SALGA & DCOG
25 Nov 2020
Mr M Hoosen (DA) said the state of both these municipalities is unacceptable and this is because of years of neglect from all levels of government. The first line of oversight the Committee has is with the National Executive and it is a shame that none of the National Executive ...