Mxolisa Simon Sokatsha

National Assembly

Formerly: Northern Cape Provincial Legislature

Mxolisa Simon Sokatsha

About Mxolisa Simon Sokatsha

2020 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 8 meetings out of 8

2019 committee attendance as mp

92% attendance rate

Attended 12 meetings out of 13

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Committee appearances

  • Department of Health on Adjusted Budget & Revised Annual Performance Plan 8 Jul 2020

    Mr M Sokatsha (ANC) emphasised that the ANC supports the Special Adjustments Budget to allow DoH to carry on with the work it is doing. Given the history of spending by provinces, will the provinces be able to spend the grants allocated or will the unspent amount be surrendered to ...
  • NHLS strategy to deal with Covid-19 test results and backlogs; Life Healthcare Group & Netcare on state of readiness for Covid-19 10 Jun 2020

    Mr M Sokatsha (ANC) noted inconsistencies on the provincial information provided. He asked for clarity on why the NHLS have excluded the Northern Cape in the distribution of PCR equipment. There are four provinces who have not been included under the breakdown of unprocessed specimens. Why are there such inconsistencies ...
  • Department of Health 2020/21 Annual Performance Plan 20 May 2020

    Mr M Sokatsha (ANC) asked what Dr Andrews meant by the DoH programmes are not aligned with the organogram. To him, this could mean a number of things: that it is appointing people randomly; that it is appointing for roles that do not exist on the organogram, or that DoH ...
  • COVID-19 Update: Minister of Health briefing 10 Apr 2020

    Mr M Sokatsha (ANC) thanked the Minister as well as the Chairperson. He expressed his appreciation of the Department's use of science during the pandemic and expressed his gratitude for giving South Africans confidence in science. He referred to the recoveries. He wanted to know how many persons have ...
  • DoH, NHLS & SAHPRA 2018/19 Annual Reports; with Minister & Deputy Minister 15 Oct 2019

    Mr M Sokatsha (ANC) expressed his grave concern on SAHPRA’s poor performance in achieving its targets across all programmes. He questioned the R30 million saving on employees. The funds clearly should have been used in capacitating units in the entity. He criticised SAHPRA for asking for additional funds from ...

All Committee Appearances


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Plenary appearances


    Hon Deputy Minister, how has the Minister ensured that the appointment of employees in his office and the department are commensurate with the department's vision of ensuring and healthy life for all South Africans? Thank you.


    Thank you very much, hon Deputy Minister for the progress that the department has made in terms of making sure that the issue is addressed. Deputy Minister, you have indicated that there is no policy on sterilisation, with or without consent of the patient and two provinces have been mentioned ...

All Plenary Appearances