Workshop on African Trade and Regional Integration
18 Sep 2019
Mr M Cuthbert (DA) asked, given that South Africa was one of the few countries in Africa with a body such as ITAC, what would the implementation of a similar body for the continent look like and was this being considered?
Overview of existing trade relations and agreements, as well as ongoing trade negotiations Brexit negotiations
11 Sep 2019
Mr M Cuthbert (DA) commented that SA’s current account balance had gone into the negative by some R60 billion -- R143.5 billion had increased to R204.1 billion after seven consecutive quarters of current account deficits. The deficit with China concerned him, as there was an $80 billion deficit ...
South African Automotive Industry Master Plan & National Credit Amendment Act: dti briefings
10 Sep 2019
Mr M Cuthbert (DA) noted one of the industry’s six objectives was to double employment to 224 000 employees. He recounted that previously it was indicated that if incentives were provided, there would a guarantee in the number of jobs created. He asked if this was still the case ...
Status report on matters relating to the Sugar Industry
4 Sep 2019
Mr M Cuthbert (DA) pointed out that there were a lot of interdepartmental linkages within the problems faced by the sugar industry and there was a need for sound cooperative governance to deal with them effectively. The Committee could look at how it would address job loss problems with the ...
Committee Legacy Reports
28 Aug 2019
In relation to the My Parliament App installed on Members’ cell phones, Mr M Cuthbert (DA) informed Members that the certificate used in uploading the application meant that the parliamentary IT Services could track all personal information on phones. Members needed to go to security and see what was being ...