Transform cross-cutting ... [Interjections.] Precisely! You are not prepared to share your wealth. We will transform cross-cutting broadband rollout to ensure digital sovereignty. South Africa must ensure that it gets digital sovereignty along with all other forms of sovereignty.
We must grow the ocean economy. [Applause.] A developmental state is not simply growing the economy. That is the essential difference. It is about development and about linking the intrinsic relationship between the social areas and the economic areas. That is what a developmental state is. It is people oriented.
We all know where the neoliberal model came from; it came from the Austrians with a rather authoritarian approach to the market economy. A developmental state, in contrast to the neoliberal model, works deliberately to develop a new generation, which is not only equipped with hard-core skills, but also puts people at the heart of developmental change. We are saying we need to look at economic development, not simply because we want to modernise and upgrade what exists. We will do that, but it also means we must shift our landscape.
Our interpretation of a developmental state model is not one of welfarism. We do not believe in a welfare state - that is not a developmental state, but rather a state that encourages an income. Expenditure on social assistance was R62 billion for 12 million beneficiaries, this also encouraged beneficiaries to benefit. [Interjections.] Yes, that was five years ago. I have also just checked your facts. We want to look at ... [Interjections.]