Second Special Appropriation Bill: public hearings
17 Sep 2021
Ms D Peters (ANC) thanked COSATU for its consistency in dealing with issues – especially pensions. She was concerned that COSATU did not seem to be actively involved in lobbying workers or publicly supporting the drive for pension reform. In her view, this was something very progressive, especially if one ...
Second Special Appropriation Bill: DTIC briefing
15 Sep 2021
Ms E Peters (ANC) stated that the presentation had clarified issues but she wanted more details. Was it not possible that businesses would claim from insurance and ask for assistance from dtic? What was the role of dtic in encouraging businesses to insure themselves with insurance companies and SASRIA? The ...
Second Special Appropriation Bill: SASRIA SOC Ltd briefing.
8 Sep 2021
Ms D Peters (ANC) thanked SASRIA for the presentation. Since this was its maiden presentation to the Committee, Members were getting information that might not have been on their radar for a long time. How well known is SASRIA to communities? Do people and businesses understand that this is an ...
Second Special Appropriation Bill: PBO briefing
7 Sep 2021
Ms D Peters (ANC) asked if there was any aspect of the Special Appropriation Bill that PBO was suggesting for reconsideration or amendment.
Second Special Appropriation Bill: FFC briefing; 2022/23 Division of Revenue: FFC briefing
1 Sep 2021
Ms D Peters (ANC) recommended, regarding the findings from the Division of Revenue 2022/23, that when the Standing Committee appears before entities of the state, issues of gender, rural development and the impact on the youth and people with disabilities should be included in the targets for the National Development ...
Second Special Appropriation Bill: National Treasury briefing
31 Aug 2021
Ms E Peters (ANC) asked how much would remain in the contingency fund after the R32.9bn was deducted.
Implementation of Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan &Operation Vulindlela; Implications of fiscal consolidation
25 Aug 2021
Ms D Peters (ANC) thanked the DM and NT for the presentations. Although she said they were enlightening, they were equally worrying. Why was South Africa in all economic indicators performing dismally? What needed to be done to change the scenario? She said even the current unemployment statistics indicated that ...
Land and Agricultural Development Bank of SA on expenditure of budgetary allocations
24 Aug 2021
Ms D Peters (ANC) wanted to know what percentage of the bank’s loan book was made up of emerging farmers. She wanted to know where the footprint of the loan book was in the country. She said that she had a keen interest in knowing what was happening in the ...
SCOA Strategic Planning Session day 2
18 Aug 2021
Ms D Peters (ANC) complained about having received the presentation only in the morning. She remarked that the issue on tracking resolutions had been mentioned many times in the past. Many of the issues in Parliament’s legacy and committee reports needed to be incorporated in the new Parliament in order ...
SCOA Strategic Planning Session
17 Aug 2021
Ms E Peters (ANC) highlighted the Department’s instrumental role in assisting Committee Members to track how resources had been appropriated and used by various departments. What was missing in the presentation was the issue of impact studies. Although she understood that the Department had a huge challenge having to do ...