Mr John Henry Steenhuisen

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John Henry Steenhuisen

Committee Meetings Attended

  • Ad Hoc Committee on the Funding of Political Parties My Vote Counts judgement impact; Regulations amendment
    24 Oct 2017

    The Chairperson indicated that 21 submissions had been received on the draft Bill on Funding of Represented Political Parties. Public hearings would be held on 7 and 8 November 2017. The Committee would allow those making a submission for the first time to make a full submission. Those who had ...

  • Rules of the National Assembly Oversight of Presidency; Unanswered Questions by Executive, Mini-Plenaries; Pre-1994 Legislation
    18 Oct 2017

    The Committee discussed the practical implications of the establishment of a Subcommittee to Monitor Executive Responses to Unanswered Questions. Each quarter this Subcommittee would engage the relevant Ministers on the reasons for the questions being unanswered. The Subcommittee would report its findings to the Rules Committee and any recommendations to ...

  • Ad Hoc Committee on the Funding of Political Parties Committee Draft Bill on Funding of Political Parties: briefing & call for comment
    14 Sep 2017

    The Committee met to check that the Committee Draft Bill on the Funding of Political Parties had captured all the proposals agreed to and to ensure that the Bill was ready for gazetting and for public comment. Minor amendments were made and the Committee made a note to address the ...

  • Joint Standing Committee on Financial Management of Parliament Parliament Quarter 1 Performance
    31 Aug 2017

    The expenditure of Parliament at the end of the first quarter of 2017/18 was within the accepted range of 25% per quarter.

    This was what the Office of the Acting Secretary to Parliament told the Joint Standing Committee on the Financial Management of Parliament. The Office of the Acting ...

  • Joint Standing Committee on Financial Management of Parliament Parliament’s Policy Unit: progress report; Human Resources: Acting Secretary to Parliament on outstanding challenges
    30 Aug 2017

    The Policy Unit and Human Resources division of Parliament briefed the Joint Standing Committee on policies reviewed and outstanding issue within the institution. Members heard of the successful implementation of all HR initiatives which required involvement and genuine commitment by all stakeholders. Parliament management and employees, through organised labour, were ...

  • Ad Hoc Committee on the Funding of Political Parties Political discussion on regulatory framework
    22 Aug 2017

    Document handed out: Committee Working Document (not available to the public)

    The purpose of the meeting was to consider all the information received from public hearings, to refer to current legislation and to make political decisions about key issues. The basis for work would be a confidential draft document prepared ...

  • Ad Hoc Committee on the Funding of Political Parties Key areas for inclusion in framework document
    18 Aug 2017

    The research team presented a list of key items that needed to be included in the committee framework document that would be discussed on 22 August.  After the presentation, a productive discussion followed that suggested additions and fleshing out of these key areas.

    It was suggested that before discussing the ...

  • Ad Hoc Committee on the Funding of Political Parties Review of Public Funding of Represented Political Parties Act: public hearings day 2
    16 Aug 2017

    The public hearings on political party funding continued. Key issues that arose included the concept of levelling the playing field. Discussion revolved around what it meant in the context of political party funding and to what extent a level playing field had to include those parties that had not met ...

  • Ad Hoc Committee on the Funding of Political Parties Review of Public Funding of Represented Political Parties Act: public hearings day 1
    15 Aug 2017

    The Chairperson explained that the Committee would receive oral submissions from those who had made written submissions on the funding of political parties. He explained that the mandate of the Committee was to look at the current legislation and after the inputs and deliberations, the Committee would have to decide ...

  • Ad Hoc Committee on the Funding of Political Parties Summary of Submissions; Committee Bill drafting; Programme
    3 Aug 2017

    The Ad Hoc Committee received 16 written submissions and it decided that all those who had made submissions would be invited to the public hearings from 15 to 18 August 2017. The Committee decided that the Chairperson would be flexible about the time available to each presenter to ensure that ...