Mr Arron Cecil Steyn

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Arron Cecil Steyn

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  • Ndp. 21 May 2013

    The reason for that, Chairperson, is that everything I said last year is still applicable right now - nothing has changed. No, correction, hon Minister, something has changed. Things have gotten worse.

    In his 2013 state of the nation address, President Jacob Zuma pronounced that, to prepare for the advanced ...

  • Ndp. 21 May 2013

    Chairperson, hon Ministers and Deputy Ministers, hon members and distinguished guests, I have two speeches here. The one in my left hand is a copy of the speech I delivered during the budget debate last year, and the other is the speech I prepared for this debate. I was tempted, ...

  • Mdda. 9 May 2013

    Hon Chairperson, hon Minister and Deputy Minister, hon members and distinguished guests, at the outset, let me remind this House what the primary role of GCIS is. It is to co-ordinate government communication systems that ensure that the public is informed about government's policies, plans and programmes.

    Purposeful, as the ...

  • Protest Action By Post Office Staff (Member's Statement) 14 Mar 2013

    Mr Speaker, "We deliver, whatever it takes." Unfortunately I am not referring to the Democratic Alliance. That slogan belongs to the SA Post Office.

    In a developing country like ours, the seamless distribution of information, goods, financial and government services is essential to maintain and increase economic growth. Leveraging their ...

  • Communications Authority Of South Africa 20 Sep 2012

    Deputy Speaker, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa, Icasa, is frequently criticised for failing to fulfil its mandate of efficiently regulating the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors to ensure affordable, ubiquitous and high-quality communication services to all South Africans.

    It lacks sufficient suitably qualified staff to produce high-calibre, largely technical ...

  • COMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY OF SOUTH AFRICA 20 Sep 2012

    Deputy Speaker, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa, Icasa, is frequently criticised for failing to fulfil its mandate of efficiently regulating the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors to ensure affordable, ubiquitous and high-quality communication services to all South Africans.

    It lacks sufficient suitably qualified staff to produce high-calibre, largely technical ...

  • Veterinary And Para-Veterinary Professions Amendment Bill (Second Reading Debate) 11 Sep 2012

    To give you an indication of the theatrics in her department, the director-general is acting - thanks to the real director- general being suspended for administrative reasons. Six out of nine directors-general are also acting. One director-general, who is responsible for production, health and safety, has been acting since November ...

  • VETERINARY AND PARA-VETERINARY PROFESSIONS AMENDMENT BILL (Second Reading debate) 11 Sep 2012

    To give you an indication of the theatrics in her department, the director-general is acting - thanks to the real director- general being suspended for administrative reasons. Six out of nine directors-general are also acting. One director-general, who is responsible for production, health and safety, has been acting since November ...

  • Gcis. 10 May 2012

    Hon Chairperson, hon Minister, hon Deputy Minister, hon members and distinguished guests, I am sure that the members of the country that my hon colleague was referring to which is part of this debate must be wondering whether the GCIS team have a different colour tie for every day of ...

  • Appropriation Bill 8 May 2012

    Hon Chairperson, hon Minister and hon Deputy Minister, hon members, distinguished guests and the public at large, I too wish to take this opportunity to convey my sincerest sympathy to the family of the late hon Minister Padayachie on his unexpected passing; may his soul rest in peace.

    When the ...