Recognition of Customary Marriages Amendment Bill & Prescription in Civil and Criminal Matters (Sexual Offences) Amendment Bill: briefings
23 Jun 2020
Mr R Allen (DA, Western Cape Provincial Parliament) commented that many of the provincial parliamentary Members were not able to join because they had received the meeting notification only yesterday. He would also be following the example of the Eastern Cape, and revert to the Committee after having a discussion ...
Departments of Community Safety & Cultural Affairs 2019/20 Quarterly performance
12 Jun 2020
The Chairperson proceeded to take a second round of questions.
Western Cape Safety Strategy Plan: Departments of Premier & Community Safety briefings
10 Jun 2020
Mr R Allen (DA) asked how successful law enforcement officersare in assisting the communities in addressing violent crime besides the COVID-19 response. Reducing crime requires a long term, holistic approach and this must be taken into consideration. He asked if the interventions mentioned in the presentation have been introduced. He ...
WCED Quarterly Performance Reports
2 Jun 2020
Mr R Allen (DA) wanted to check if the Committee on School Safety is still meeting monthly.
WCED on Norms and Standards funding for schools in province
26 May 2020
Mr R Allen (DA) asked, if a parent was denied fees exemption, what the appeal process would be - what were the actual steps that needed to be taken?
Division of Revenue Bill: Final Mandate
22 May 2020
Mr R Allen (DA) said that safety was everyone’s concern, so he could not support the Bill because the WCPP was under-staffed. Recent crime statistics for last year for the province revealed that 18.9% of the murder cases were generated in the Western Cape province. If this province ...
Teacher Absenteeism & Learner/Teacher ratio at schools in the Province
12 May 2020
Mr R Allen (DA) asked for a breakdown on the patterns of leave. He wanted more clarity on the prevalence of depression per quintile in order to establish the top ten schools that were featuring high on depression among teachers. What was being done for such schools? On the teacher ...
Policing, Security & Police Brutality: SAPS, IPID, DCS & SANDF
6 May 2020
Mr R Allen (DA) asked for a breakdown of prisoners who been released since the lockdown and whether the South African Police Service (SAPS) station commanders, or the sub-stations in the various areas, including the victims or victims’ families, were informed when a parolee was released into the community. He ...
Protection of the vulnerable during lockdown: SAPS, SASSA, UIF, DSD inputs
30 Apr 2020
Mr R Allen (DA) asked what were the challenges brought to the attention of the other departments and the resolutions taken. He asked if every police station had ever trained their volunteers to assist within the victim support room during the lockdown, and if so, if all the volunteers had ...
Department of Community Safety and Police Ombudsman on Western Cape COVID-19 issues
29 Apr 2020
Mr R Allen (DA) thanked Mr Morris for dealing with daily updates from him at work. He wanted to concentrate on liaising with the role players, and establish whether those role players included the Departments of Education and Home Affairs. He referred to the situation in Laingsburg, where there was ...