Civil Union Amendment Bill: briefing by Parliamentary Legal Advisor on written submissions; SAPS Budget Vote Report
18 May 2020
Ms C Visser (DA, North West) concurred with Mr Michalakis and Mr Sileku. If there are any stakeholders that have not yet submitted their objections or recommendations, they should be allowed the opportunity to do so.
Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs 2020/21 Annual Performance Plans
18 May 2020
Ms C Visser (DA) said many municipalities collapsed due to a lack of accountability. Plans cannot be implemented without accountability. She asked how DoCG would resurrect collapsed municipalities to ensure service delivery and job creation.
Cape Town, Johannesburg & eThekwini Municipalities on plans to combat the spread of Covid-19 virus
14 May 2020
Ms C Visser (DA) asked if the City has received adequate support from other spheres of government. She asked what the decision making process was to implement the Strandfontein shelter project.
SALGA 2020/21 Annual Performance Plan
12 May 2020
Ms C Visser (DA, North West) said there had been no evidence of successful municipal interventions, and that municipalities were dysfunctional in meeting their constitutional obligations. She asked how SALGA would ensure accountability and financial management in municipal re-thinking.
DHA services rendered during COVID-19; with Minister & Deputy Minister
28 Apr 2020
Co-Chairperson Bongo welcomed the Members of the two Committees to this joint meeting. He confirmed that quorum was formed and so the meeting could proceed. He was informed that Ms C Visser (DA, North West) and Mr M Dangor (ANC, Gauteng) sent their absence apologies.
Minister Progress Reports: Basic Education; with the Deputy Minister in attendance
11 Mar 2020
Ms C Visser (DA; North West) asked if mentally ill schools were included in the new curriculum. Rural communities have the highest dropout rates. What measures is the Department taking to tackle this? Some pupils end up not going to school on the basis that they do not have a ...
19 Feb 2020
Ms C Visser (DA, North West) said it can be seen in the petition that communication with the Department had started in 2007, and now it’s 2020, yet nothing has been done in that area. And they should know that their democracy is built on public participation. She asked ...
Minister Progress Report: Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
12 Feb 2020
Ms C Visser (DA, North West) said she is shocked to see how much land is lying arid in her constituency. She is also shocked to see the soil and the condition of farmland deteriorating. Grazing for cattle is becoming less and less in these areas. Farmers say the Department ...
Abathembu Petition Report: adoption
5 Feb 2020
Ms C Visser (DA, North West) agreed with Ms Shaikh that they could not deal with this petition at that time; they needed to wait until they had obtained clarity about Section 25 so that they could give a sound judgment after that process has been finalized.
Customary Initiation Bill & Local Government Municipal Structures Amendment Bill: briefings
4 Feb 2020
Ms C Visser (DA, North West) asked how the bill was going to address the issue of infections that could arise from operating in a non-sterile environment.