Ms Elizabeth Christina Van Lingen

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Elizabeth Christina Van Lingen

Committee Meetings Attended

  • Finance Standing Committee 2017 Budget: Minister of Finance briefing
    23 Feb 2017

    The Minister of Finance, Mr Pravin Gordhan, and officials from National Treasury, briefed the Committees, sitting jointly, on the 2017 budget. It was reported that 95% of the country’s wealth remains highly concentrated, with the minority having control over the resources. The 2017 budget plays a central role in ...

  • NCOP Appropriations MIG projects in Saldanha Bay Local Municipality: Western Cape Department of Local Government briefing
    31 Jan 2017

    The briefing by the Western Cape Department of Local Government was in two parts. The first section covered the expenditure performance of the Municipal Infrastructure Grant in the 2016/17; performance record; monitoring of expenditure of rollovers, and mitigation of challenges. Seven municipalities in Western Cape had an underspent balance ...

  • NCOP Finance Financial Sector Regulation Bill [B34-2015]: National Treasury briefing
    24 Aug 2016

    The National Treasury briefed the Committee on the Twin Peaks: The Financial Sector Regulation (FSR) Bill. It noted that the shift to twin peaks started in 2011, when “a safer financial sector to serve South African better” policy paper was approved by the Cabinet. In 2013, the road map of ...

  • NCOP Trade and Industry, Economic Development, Small Business Development, Tourism, Employment and Labour South African Tourism on its 2016 Annual Performance Plan, with Deputy Minister
    18 May 2016

    The Deputy Minister of Tourism, Ms Tokozile Xasa, said the briefing would speak to what was being done to boost tourism. Tourism had growth potential. There was a concerted effort by government to grow the sector. The idea was to develop and promote Small Medium and Micro Enterprises as well ...

  • NCOP Economic and Business Development Expropriation Bill [B4D-2015]: final mandates, with Deputy Minister
    11 May 2016

    The final mandates on the Expropriation Bill [B4D-2015] were submitted by all provinces except for the Free State.

    The Democratic Alliance complained that the Bill should have lapsed as only three mandates were submitted before the deadline. Six provinces had not voted on their final mandate in their respective Provincial ...

  • NCOP Trade and Industry, Economic Development, Small Business Development, Tourism, Employment and Labour Department of International Relations and Cooperation & African Renaissance Fund on their 2016 Annual Performance Plan
    11 May 2016

    The Department of International Relations and Cooperation briefed the Committee on its Strategic Plan, Annual Performance Plan and Budget. The Committee was provided with a brief introduction to the work of the Department and how it was impacted upon by the changing global environment. The actual briefing spoke to the ...

  • NCOP Economic and Business Development Minister of Small Business Development on their 2016 Annual Performance Plan
    10 May 2016

    The Minister of Small Business Development introduced the DSBD Director-General who started in the Department last September. In its two years in existence, the experience accumulated by the DSBD indicates the importance of SMMEs and co-operatives in addressing the triple challenges – poverty, unemployment and joblessness. Apart from the National Development ...

  • NCOP Trade and Industry, Economic Development, Small Business Development, Tourism, Employment and Labour DTI on its Annual Performance Plan 2016; WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement Annex to Protocol Amending Marrakesh Agreement
    4 May 2016

    Insight into the global economic context was provided to the Committee by the DTI. In the domestic economic context SA’s economy grew by 0.7% of GDP in Quarter 3 of 2015, with manufacturing sitting at +6.2% and the services sector at +8.3% as main drivers. The ...

  • NCOP Economic and Business Development Expropriation Bill [B4B-2015]: negotiating mandates, with Deputy Minister
    3 May 2016

    The Committee discussed the negotiating mandates on the Expropriation Bill. Most provinces supported the main principles of the Bill but had submitted comments detailing the results of their public hearings. The Deputy Minister was present and provided clarification on the matters raised:
    • Eastern Cape voted in favour of the Bill ...

  • NCOP Health and Social Services Department of Social Development on its 2016 Annual Performance Plan and budget
    12 Apr 2016

    The Chairperson noted her disapproval at the non-attendance of this meeting by the Minister, Deputy Minister and several Members. The Department of Social Development (DSD), with some input also from the South African Social Services Agency (SASSA) took Members through the 2016 Annual Performance Plan and budget. (ECD). The Department ...