PC Social Development: Committee's First Term Programme
29 Jan 2014
Ms M Mafolo (ANC) moved for adoption and Ms N Gcume (COPE) seconded the motion and the minutes were adopted with no amendments.
Mr D Kloppers on behalf of petitions on services to older persons; Briefing by Department of Social Development on services for older persons
6 Nov 2013
Ms N Gcume (COPE) thanked the older persons for understanding that whenever they faced challenges, they could approach their Parliament.
National Development Agency on its 2012/13 Annual Report, with Deputy Minister of Social Development
5 Nov 2013
Ms N Gcume (COPE) thanked the NDA and the Department for all its hard work. As a Committee, they appreciated when good work was being done.
Department of Social Development Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report; Fourth Term Committee Programme
16 Oct 2013
Ms N Gcume (COPE) told the Committee that some foster parents complained that the foster application process is too long. She told the Committee also that some people complaining had been those in a same-sex relationship and believed that the Committee should discuss the issue of same-sex couples adopting.
Deputy Minister & Department of Social Development on its 2012/2013 Annual Report
9 Oct 2013
Ms N Gcume (COPE) said that the improvements of the DSD were clear, and its policy evident. She particularly appreciated the fact that the Minister of Social Development spoke directly to the people in Pondoland, Eastern Cape, about issues they faced. She also thanked DSD for its intervention and SASSA ...
Committee Strategic Plan & Third Term Programme
24 Jul 2013
Ms P Xaba (ANC) moved for adoption of the report and Ms N Gcume (COPE) seconded the motion. The minutes were adopted with minor amendments.
Committee Reports on Department of Social Development, South African Social Security Agency & National Development Agency Strategic Plans 2013
30 Apr 2013
Ms N Gcume (COPE) proposed that it should state that the Department was conducting interviews for
South African Social Security Agency & National Development Agency Strategic Plans 2013, with Minister
24 Apr 2013
Ms N Gcume (COPE) said that staff were being given cards and drawing grants.
Department of Social Development on its Strategic Plan 2013
23 Apr 2013
Ms N Gcume (COPE) was concerned as to how the people in the rural areas would get to the FoodBank.
Social Development Response to State of Nation Address 2013, with Deputy Minister present
26 Feb 2013
Ms N Gcume (COPE) said that DSD was trying hard to change the lives of people. These same people would often be those standing up to say government was not doing anything. In her area, SASSA had deployed an excellent official. Changes had been made in the municipality. False grant ...