Belinda Francis Scott

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Belinda Francis Scott

Appearances

  • Progress on Older Persons Bill: Department briefing 25 Oct 2004

    Ms Scott (ANC) said that she was not as discouraged as she had expected. The problem was largely that costing had not been done yet. The costing that had been done by the service provider had been done on assumptions. She therefore welcomed the input from Treasury as they had ...
  • Progress on Older Persons Bill: Department briefing 25 Oct 2004

    Ms B Scott (ANC, KwaZulu-Natal) said that she could not agree to this until the final discussion was held. It would largely depend on when the costing would be completed.
  • Older Persons Bill: Provincial Negotiating Mandates 17 Aug 2004

    Members agreed with the Northern Cape that the age difference between men and woman for admission to homes was discriminatory. However, Ms B Scott (ANC, KZN) said that reconciling the old age status might prove a costly exercise. With no estimated costs available to provinces, it would be difficult to ...
  • Older Persons Bill and Policy: Department briefings 3 Aug 2004

    Ms B Scott (ANC - KZN) said that the Constitution did allow for fair discrimination and the state could promote the advancement of certain groups. Women had been discriminated against in the past and caregivers were mostly women. Could the fiscus afford giving 60-year-old men pensions too?
  • Older Persons Bill and Policy: Department briefings 3 Aug 2004

    Ms B Scott (ANC - KZN) expressed her concerns at the 'yawning gap' between policy aims and the Department budget. She estimated that 95% of the undertakings would not be realised due to budgetary constraints.
  • Department Budget: discussion with the department 4 Jun 2002

    Chairperson: Mr. Scott (ANC)
  • Department Budget : discussion 28 May 2002

    Chairperson: Mr. Scott (ANC)
  • Budget & Programmes 2002/3: briefing by Director General 21 May 2002

    Chairperson: Mr. Scott (ANC)
  • Budget & Programmes 2002/3: briefing by Director General 21 May 2002

    The Chair, Mr Scott (ANC) introduced Director General, Mr Masetlha, and accompanying officials of the Department of Home Affairs. He noted the presentation would be followed by further discussions next week, which would precede the vote on the Department's budget.
  • Immigration Bill: deliberations & voting 15 May 2002

    The Chair, Mr. Scott (ANC), opened the session by calling on the Department to present its comments. After Mr. Lambinon's presentation the Chair scolded the Department for not being represented at the morning session, with Lambinon apologising, noting that there had been a communication problem which had created the impression ...