Special Appropriation Bill [B10-2019]: Parliamentary Budget Office briefing
4 Sep 2019
Mr X Qayiso (ANC) remarked that he had assumed that the healing period was going to be three years, but it seemed that it was more likely to be two years. According to the terms of reference, the Chief Restructuring Officer (CRO) had nothing to do with healing the current ...
Special Appropriation Bill [B10-2019]: Financial and Fiscal Commission input
3 Sep 2019
Mr X Qayiso (ANC) spoke about the role of private sector in the debacle of Eskom. Monopoly companies were always found to be wanting and they were drowning Eskom. He sought clarity on FFC's view on the privatisation or partial-privatisation of Eskom. Commenting on the politics around Eskom, he ...
FMPPLA Regulations & 6th Parliament Strategic Plan; Parliament 1st Quarter Performance
29 Aug 2019
Mr X Qayiso (ANC) said that they were the ones who were making laws encouraging people to adhere to a healthy lifestyle. They should be leading by example, but looking at the facilities where they stayed, these were not exemplary. They should include a gym or a standardised place for ...
Special Appropriation Bill [B10-2019]: National Treasury briefing
28 Aug 2019
Mr X Qayiso (ANC) stated that before proceeding any further with the Bill, Eskom needs to answer the Committee’s questions and talk about these issues. Secondly, on the announcement of cutting worker’s salaries, he did not think it was a strategic announcement at a public level. There are ...
Quarterly Economic Brief & National Development Plan Outcome 6: Parliamentary Budget Office briefing
27 Aug 2019
Mr X Qayiso (ANC) questioned how National Treasury could appropriate money to departments that had continuously not presented organisational structures, without any remedial and consequence management being applied. Why did Treasury allow them to appropriate money and not present their organisational structures, indicating what people they needed to employ, because ...
Division Managers on the scope and mandate of their divisions, as well as funding-related challenges
27 Aug 2019
Mr X Qayiso (ANC) wanted to know if Parliament’s buildings were also accessible to the disabled, and whether Parliament had a safety committee.
Members’ Orientation Continued
21 Aug 2019
Mr X Qayiso (ANC) said the he wanted the recommendations to be practical. He asked how it would work if every member had a researcher and allocated departments.
Induction on Committee Mandate and Work
20 Aug 2019
Mr X Qayiso (ANC) asked about the mechanisms applied to deal with the risk of auditors being bribed to produce clean audits. He sought clarity on disclaimers, as outlined on page nine of the presentation. What were the financial implications of the expansion of the mandate of the AG, considering ...
Induction to Joint Standing Committee on the Financial Management of Parliament (Part 1): JSCFMP mandate and functions; Parliament’s responsibilities in terms of the FMPPLA; Legacy Report
19 Jul 2019
The Chairperson asked the Committee secretary to make apologies on behalf of the Members. The secretary said apologies had been received from Ms D Dlakude (ANC), Ms R Lesoma (ANC), Mr X Qayiso (ANC), Mr J Steenhuisen (DA), Mr N Singh (IFP), and Mr S Emam (NFP).
Election of Chairperson; Parliament's 2019/20 Annual Performance Plan: Acting Secretary briefing
11 Jul 2019
Mr Bhekisizwe Radebe (ANC) nominated Ms Peace Mabe (ANC) as the Co-Chairperson from the National Assembly (NA) component. Mr Xolisile Qayiso (ANC) seconded the nomination.
Training and Induction on Committee’s role and budget process; Legacy Report
4 Jul 2019
Mr S Qayiso (ANC) asked whether issues emanating from the Legacy Report should begin being processed immediately. His main question concerned consultation and engaging with entities and their inputs on various budgets, while avoiding undermining the process.