Ms Evelyn Lindy Wilson

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Evelyn Lindy Wilson

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Committee Meetings Attended

  • Social Development SASSA progress report, with Minister
    6 Sep 2017

    The Minister of Social Development complained about the route for reporting on work done by SASSA. The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) was expecting SASSA to report to them and SASSA scarcely had time to meet with the Portfolio Committee. The Minister had already written to the Speaker about ...

  • Public Accounts (SCOPA) Deviations by national departments and entities for 2016/17: Treasury briefing
    5 Sep 2017

    Documents handed out:
    Briefing by the National Treasury on procurement through deviation and expansion (not presented)
    Spreadsheets on deviation and expansion for National departments and entities (not presented)

    The briefing was not presented, as there was a majority position taken by the ANC and the EFF that the session merited ...

  • Social Development Retirement and Social Security Reforms: Department of Social Development progress report
    14 Jun 2017

    The Social Security Agency of South Africa briefed the Committee on progress made on the implementation of the Constitutional Court order on the grant payment system and on progress made on the universalisation of retirement and social security reforms.

    The Department of Social Development (DSD) indicated that SASSA will not ...

  • Social Development Committee Report on Department of Social Development Annual Performance Plan
    23 May 2017

    The Portfolio Committee on Social Development met to deliberate on the Draft Committee Report of the Strategic Plan and Annual Performance Plan of the Department of Social Development and it Entities.

    After effecting amendments, the Committee adopted the report..

  • Social Development SASSA and Minister on Constitutional Court order & Pretoria High Court ruling
    10 May 2017

    SASSA with the Minister briefed the Committee on its progress in implementing the Constitutional Court order. SASSA paid the grants on the 1 April as it promised. The only challenge faced was robbery at the ATMs and merchants, however law enforcement agencies are handling the matter. SASSA is also working ...

  • Social Development DSD & National Development Agency Annual Performance Plan
    3 May 2017

    The Committee expressed dissatisfaction over the absence of the Minister, Deputy Minister and NDA CEO. Members stated that this has become a routine for the Minister not to be present when required due to the Wednesday Cabinet meeting. The Committee should take a stand in holding the Minister to account. ...

  • Social Development SASSA weekly report; Social Development Quarter 2 performance & new organogram, with Deputy Minister
    8 Mar 2017

    SASSA provided a weekly progress report on the 1 April grant payments. SASSA and Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) had engaged in negotiations which took place from 1 to 3 March 2017. An in-principle agreement was reached where CPS indicated willingness to work with SASSA. Terms and conditions will be made ...

  • Social Development Social grant payment system: SARB on their role, position & readiness; SASSA weekly report
    1 Mar 2017

    The South African Reserve Bank briefed the Committee on its role, position and readiness in the implementation of SASSA’s institutionalisation of its social grant payment system. SARB was not involved in the planning and implementation of the current SASSA grant payment system launched in 2012. CPS acquired the Grindrod Bank ...

  • Social Development Minister & SASSA on readiness to implement Constitutional Court ruling
    22 Feb 2017

    The Minister of Social Development with the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) briefed the Portfolio Committee on the state of readiness for the implementation of the Constitutional Court ruling. On progress made, DSD has issued a Request for Information (RFI) on 9 December 2016 and it closed on 10 ...

  • Social Development SASSA on ensuring April 2017 social grant payments
    1 Feb 2017

    The Minister was absent for the briefing by SASSA on its state of readiness to take over grant payments. This raised much concern and questions by opposition members. They failed to accept the apology on the basis that the Minister is not taking a matter of national importance seriously. The ...