Committee Report on Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Strategic Plan 2013
21 May 2013
Mr S Abraham (ANC) mentioned that the Committee made recommendations but the implementing process was heavily depended on the departmental officials. The Committee had very little to show for the success because the “department does not come to the party”.
Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 3rd quarter expenditure and performance reviews: cancellation of meeting
21 Feb 2012
Mr S Abraham (ANC) suggested that Members should deal with the three documents received prior to the meeting and leave the detailed working for Fisheries Report for a later date.
Digital Migration: State of readiness: Briefings by broadcasters, Sentech, SA Bureau of Standards, manufacturers
20 Sep 2011
Ms S Ndabeni (ANC) asked why the only job creation mentioned was linked to installation. She queried if jobs could also be created around maintenance.
ICASA on the 800 MHz and 2.6 GHz Band
1 Aug 2011
Ms S Ndabeni (ANC) asked what the implications were of the ITU directive that there should be no spectrum distribution before digital migration.
Department of Communications progress report
17 Feb 2011
Ms S Ndabeni (ANC) agreed that asking for the minutes to be submitted to the Minister would amount to micro-managing. In other departments, the Minister met twice a month with parastatals, and through these meetings, was able to track performance. She said that when government established entities, it was important ...
Defence HR policy, Mobility Exit Mechanism, Military Skills Development System, Grievance procedure / progress
2 Nov 2010
Ms S Ndabeni (ANC) wanted clarity on the accreditation of MSDS. She was of the understanding that the department would be running a programme jointly with the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform. She asked whether it was aligned to the MSDS programme or separate. Also, in terms of ...
Department of Defence & Military Veteran's audit issues: briefing; Draft Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report: discussion
26 Oct 2010
Ms S Ndabeni (ANC) commented that the reason why departments presented their strategic plans to Parliament was in order that the Members could scrutinise the plans and make decisions on whether the budget was correct to achieve the plans. She did not believe that the absence of the White Paper ...
Armscor and Castle of Good Hope 2009/10 Annual Reports; Defence Amendment Bill: voting
12 Oct 2010
Ms S Ndabeni (ANC) said that the Committee should not accept any verbal communication from officials.
Defence Amendment Bill [B11-2010]: deliberations day 2
5 Oct 2010
Ms S Ndabeni (ANC) spoke on behalf of all ANC members present at the meeting. She asked for a ten-minute break in which the ANC could discuss the matter further.
Postponement of Defence Amendment Bill [B11 – 2010]
30 Aug 2010
Ms S Ndabeni (ANC) welcomed the Memorandum and suggested that the Committee obtain a timeframe for the release of the report. The Committee wished to finalise the Bill as soon as possible.