Mr Christiaan Frederik Beyers Smit

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Christiaan Frederik Beyers Smit

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  • RESPONDING TO URGENCY TO COMBAT REALITY OF CLIMATE CHANGE (Subject for Discussion) 11 Mar 2020

    ... and we as a country need to keep up to the new trends and new set of values. One of these changes is climate change and the new ethical responsibility we have towards the future of our planet.

    If we look at the locust outbreak in central and North ...

  • RESPONDING TO URGENCY TO COMBAT REALITY OF CLIMATE CHANGE (Subject for Discussion) 11 Mar 2020

    Hon Chairperson, hon members, members of the public and fellow South Africans, I seriously consider changing my surname after today. But let me leave it there.

    Hon Smit, I have to respond to your flimsy dog point you made during the debate. You talk about preserving water and the quality ...

  • FRIDAY, 6 DECEMBER 2019 6 Dec 2019

    Point of order, hon House Chair. The process is: After you've said "aye" or "no", in terms of Rule 65, page 28 of our valuable Rules, under point 1: After the question has been put and the officer presiding has indicated whether the ayes or the noes have it, any ...

  • [TAKE IN FROM MINUTES.] 6 Dec 2019

    Hon House Chair, I'm just standing on a point of order. Firstly, I want to ... [Inaudible.] ... This is the first time that the process has been correctly followed today with all divisions. The whole day divisions have been done incorrectly. It has never been asked that there be ...

  • FRIDAY, 6 DECEMBER 2019 6 Dec 2019

    Hon House Chairperson, we sit with the problem of inequality in ownership because of what the ANC is doing in this country and specifically in this department. [Interjections.] This department is refusing to give black South Africans in tribal areas the same dignity and economic freedom that the rest of ...

  • FRIDAY, 6 DECEMBER 2019 6 Dec 2019

    Chair, I'm asking for a division please, because I'm not sure whether the yeses have it or the noes have it.

  • FRIDAY, 6 DECEMBER 2019 6 Dec 2019

    Hon Deputy Chair, R700 million in unspent funds is being taken away from the Police due to the non-implementation of the government 7-Point Plan for the Criminal Justice System. This money comes from detective services and is made up of R119 million being taken away from crime investigation, R138 million ...

  • QUESTIONS TO MINSITERS ECONOMICS CLUSTER 4D AND 4B 27 Nov 2019

    Through you hon Deputy Chair, hon minister, is there a specific role that is played by the transformation of society and the South African economy in the development of economy and employment creation? Thank you, sir.

  • QUESTIONS TO MINSITERS ECONOMICS CLUSTER 4D AND 4B 27 Nov 2019

    Chairperson, there is a concern athat many young people in this country have a limited understanding of what drives

    the employer's hiring preferences and this impacts on their career choices.

    Further education preferences with many young people preferring universities compared to technical education.

    Has the government looked at the development ...

  • NOTICES OF MOTION 26 Nov 2019

    Chairperson, I hereby move on behalf of the DA , that in its next sitting:

    The Council-

    1) debates the state of police stations in South Africa, especially the KwaNonqaba Police Station in Mossel Bay;

    2) acknowledges the responsibility of the state to ensure a safe and professional working environment ...