Department of Cooperative Governance 2017/18 Annual Report; Municipal Systems Amendment Bill: update
27 Nov 2018
Mr C Matsepe (DA) wanted to understand how the Department was going to deal with the situation where communities were stating that the municipality was not accountable to them and started buying directly from Eskom instead of the municipality.
Local Government: Municipal Structures Amendment Bill: deliberations
20 Nov 2018
Mr C Matsepe (DA) agreed with Mr Mileham.
Municipal Structures Amendment Bill: stakeholder engagement
14 Nov 2018
Mr C Matsepe (ANC) reminded the Committee it agreed it would take regional variances into account on this matter because in Limpopo they go to circumcision at an early age.
Customary Initiation Bill [B7-2018]: deliberations
7 Nov 2018
Mr D Matsepe (DA) raised a concern about the reference to specific regulations, i.e. regulations 5 and 6 of the General Regulations Regarding Children. His concern was that the regulations should not be specifically listed because the regulations could change.
Local Government Youth Development Forum; Customary Initiation Bill: deliberations
31 Oct 2018
Mr C Matsepe (DA) suggested the clause that dealt with the payment that should be made to the municipality for municipal services should be revised, because during the public hearings most people were not clear about it. Currently, no municipal services were rendered to the initiation schools, especially in rural ...
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs; DTA & MISA 2017/18 Annual Reports
11 Oct 2018
Mr C Matsepe (DA) said 350 Traditional Councils were said to be functional, so what percentage did this represent of the total number of Traditional Councils? Could the Department provide the Committee with a list of the functional Councils?
COGTA audit outcomes: Auditor General briefing
9 Oct 2018
Mr C Matsepe (DA) asked: what had been the Department’s response to the findings on the Community Work Programme (CWP), particularly the payments made to deceased people, or payments made without supporting documents, including those for work not done?
Customary Initiation Bill: stakeholder engagement
12 Sep 2018
Mr C Matsepe (DA) said children did in fact get abducted, but when they reached the initiation schools they would be threatened with death if they divulged that they had been abducted. Did SAPS delve deeper during interrogation of the child about his removal from parental care for circumcision?
VBS Bank impact on municipalities' finances; Municipal Councillors Pension Fund
25 Apr 2018
Mr D Matsepe (DA) asked whether there was any rule or provision that compelled municipalities to disclose their investment portfolios and their proposed investment institutions before actually investing.
Departments of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs 2018/19 Annual Performance Plan; with Deputy Minister
27 Mar 2018
On monies owed by municipalities, Mr C Matsepe (DA) asked what steps had been taken to assist municipalities. On the decrease in budget for the provision of electricians and other technicians, he asked how that matter would be addressed.