Second Special Appropriation Bill: public hearings
17 Sep 2021
Mr X Qayiso (ANC) invited Mr Ryder to agree 100% with what was said by COSATU. The issue of caregivers needed to be addressed – as well as that of the assistant teachers. There were new opportunities that had arisen since the COVID-19 pandemic, such as the necessity to have ...
Second Special Appropriation Bill: DTIC briefing
15 Sep 2021
Mr X Qayiso (ANC) stated that measures had come at a fortunate time as the economy was facing multiple challenges. He had heard that 14 000 jobs had been lost. When the Department supported businesses, were those businesses required to retain all jobs or were they allowed to lay off ...
Second Special Appropriation Bill: Department of Social Development briefing
14 Sep 2021
Mr X Qayiso (ANC) reminded the Department that the National Development Plan was to reduce poverty by 6% by 2030. Was that achievable? If not, what would DSD propose? He noted that people around the country stood in queues to get the grant, especially since the current registrations in September. ...
Second Special Appropriation Bill: SASRIA SOC Ltd briefing.
8 Sep 2021
Mr X Qayiso (ANC) commended SASRIA’s good work over the years. There are no governance challenges that one can point out as they have successfully executed their task. When talking about damages, the focus has been on small business, but a sector of the economy often forgotten about are the ...
Second Special Appropriation Bill: PBO briefing
7 Sep 2021
Mr X Qayiso (ANC) asked the PBO what its view was on the review of the fiscal policy towards effecting necessary changes to the current economic challenges. Economic challenges were experienced more in the areas of national health and education, which should be boosted. There was need for a radical ...
Parliament 2020/21 Quarter 1 performance, Revised 2020/21 APP; 2022/23 draft APP 2020/21 APP
3 Sep 2021
Mr X Qayiso (ANC) also welcomed the briefings noting good progress was made and there was always room for improvement. He suggested using the experience emanating from the Zondo Commission and what had come out regarding the work of Parliament.
Second Special Appropriation Bill: FFC briefing; 2022/23 Division of Revenue: FFC briefing
1 Sep 2021
Mr X Qayiso (ANC) emphasised that gender issues should be entrenched into the work of Parliament and should be brought across in the processes of all other portfolio committees. He recommended that the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) be more involved in tracking whether issues of gender transformation ...
Second Special Appropriation Bill: National Treasury briefing
31 Aug 2021
Mr X Qayiso (ANC) said that the Post Office issue was recurring. Though it was not National Treasury that managed the Post Office, the closure of some of its branches had posed a lot of problems with respect to the payment of the R350 grant. Long queues were seen around ...
Implementation of Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan &Operation Vulindlela; Implications of fiscal consolidation
25 Aug 2021
The Chairperson opened the virtual meeting, welcoming the Committee, the Deputy Minister of Finance (DM), Dr David Masondo, National Treasury (NT), the supporting staff of the Committee and everyone present in the meeting. He said that NT was going to discuss the Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan (ERRP) as well ...
Land and Agricultural Development Bank of SA on expenditure of budgetary allocations
24 Aug 2021
Mr X Qayiso (ANC) wanted to know how the Land Bank made it easy for youth, women, and people with disabilities to access funding and be allowed the opportunity to become emerging farmers. He asked for clarity about the blended finance programme and its status. He also wanted to know ...