National Public Health Institute of South Africa Bill [B16B-2017]: final mandates
26 Feb 2019
Ms P Samka (ANC, Eastern Cape ) said the Eastern Cape Province supported the Bill without any proposed amendments.
National Qualifications Framework Amendment Bill: deliberations and finalisation
20 Feb 2019
Ms P Samka (ANC, Eastern Cape) said that she agreed with the comments made by the department. Ms Samka said that although the Chairperson had indicated the wish of not rushing the Bill, the impression that she got from DHET was that it was an important and urgent piece of ...
2018 matric results: Department of Basic Education & Umalusi briefing
13 Feb 2019
Ms P Samka (ANC; Eastern Cape) spoke in isiXhosa.
Department of Higher Education and Training 2017/18 Annual
24 Oct 2018
Ms P Samka (ANC, Eastern Cape) requested clarity from the Department on the lack of oversight from the leadership that was mentioned on page 202 of the annual report.
Interaction with Minister of Arts and Culture on issues pertaining to arts and culture
10 Oct 2018
Ms P Samka (ANC, Eastern Cape) commented that though the presentation was informative, there should have been a document prepared that covered what the Minister had delivered verbally so that the Committee could interact and fully engage with it to make valuable inputs. She added that South Africans did not ...
Committee Report on Free State oversight
14 Aug 2018
Ms P Samka (ANC; Eastern Cape) noted that the Committee had done unplanned visits to Gariep District Municipality and to the Free State provincial vehicle fleet garage.
Department of Social Development 2017/18 Annual Performance Plan (meeting postponed)
5 Jun 2018
Ms P Samka (ANC; Eastern Cape) greeted members of the Committee and officials from the DSD. She agreed that in order to discuss the budget the Minister or Deputy Minister must be present. She expressed concern that neither of them were present.
Border Management Authority Bill: National Treasury and SAPS briefing; with Deputy Minister of Home Affairs
13 Feb 2018
Ms P Samka (ANC; Eastern Cape) said the SAPS presentation from her reading showed that most of the classic policing work would be done by SAPS though the leading Department was DHA and that was concerning to her. She seconded Ms Zwane’s proposal regarding the insertion.
Department of Arts and Culture 2016/17 Annual Report, with Minister
22 Nov 2017
Ms P Samka (ANC, Eastern Cape) thanked the Minister for his presence and for his political overview of the Department. She had hoped the Minister would be doing the presentation himself because it is important for the Committee to get the Executive Authority’s views and comments on the state of ...
Taking Parliament to the People 2016: responses by Eastern Cape Departments of Health & Social Development, with DSD Minister and DoH Deputy Minister
17 Oct 2017
Ms P Samka (ANC, Eastern Cape) said although the absence of the information was disadvantageous to the Committee, but it would be acceptable to get a copy of it at a later time.