Mr Nonkululeko Prudence Gcume

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Nonkululeko Prudence Gcume

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  • Appropriation Bill 8 May 2013

    Hon Chairperson, hon Ministers and Deputy Minister, Cope has been saddened by the brutal killing of Miss Sithembile Sibiya of Umlazi H township in KwaZulu-Natal. Her body was dumped at Isidingo Combined School, J Section in Umlazi two weeks ago. She was not only stabbed ...

    ... wahlinzwa njengesilwane, wabekwa itshe ekhanda ...

  • Appropriation Bill 2 May 2012

    Chairperson, I would like to take this opportunity and applaud the Minister for her visibility to communities in distress as well as on the stance that she takes on wrongdoing by the department officials and not hiding scandals but instead exposing them and giving out correct information to the public ...

  • Funeral Policies For The Poor (Member's Statement) 1 Mar 2012

    Speaker, Cope calls on the government to fulfil the mandate given by the people to eradicate poverty, create permanent jobs instead of temporary ones, and have compulsory funeral schemes for the elderly and disabled, in order to progressively realise a better life for all.

    Poor people try to have funeral ...

  • Icdp. 14 Apr 2011

    Therefore, Cope fully supports the budget, and promises to walk with you the walk until the last mile. [Applause.]

  • Icdp. 14 Apr 2011

    Hon Chairperson, Minister, Deputy Ministers who are here and hon members, I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the Minister on her new position.

    There are those who know nothing about it, have never experienced it, and will never experience it, but are in charge of it! I ...

  • Social Assistance Amendment Bill (Second Reading debate) 2 Jun 2010

    Chairperson, all Acts of Parliament have unintended consequences and therefore schedules have to be regularly amended. This amendment Bill became necessary because of inadequacies in the definition of disability. This led to a lack of uniformity in assessments methods, which in turn led to budgeted amounts for disability grants being ...

  • Social Assistance Amendment Bill (Second Reading Debate) 2 Jun 2010

    Chairperson, all Acts of Parliament have unintended consequences and therefore schedules have to be regularly amended. This amendment Bill became necessary because of inadequacies in the definition of disability. This led to a lack of uniformity in assessments methods, which in turn led to budgeted amounts for disability grants being ...

  • Appropriation Bill 23 Apr 2010

    Chairperson, members of the portfolio committee and distinguished guests, last year Cope wished you well as you were about to steer the Department of Social Development, and we wished you success in the areas of the department's work that seek to care for the poor and vulnerable. Again this ...

  • K M. 7 Jul 2009

    Chair, hon Minister and Deputy Minister, in the Budget debate, Cope raised some concerns. We are happy that the hon Minister did respond to most of them. Cope supports the budget.

    We appeal to the hon Minister to consider our concerns during the implementation of programmes. We have the following ...

  • Idt. 3 Jul 2009

    There are enough resources to sustain the social security needs of the country. There is a need to ensure that these resources are not plundered by public servants or misused by the ruling party as electioneering material. [Applause.]

    The use of food parcels, for example during an election season, is ...

  • Idt. 3 Jul 2009

    An impression that was given to voters was that their grants would be taken away if they didn't vote for the ANC. [Interjections.] That must be condemned and, hopefully, Minister, you will eradicate such conduct and give us the assurance that the budget you request us to approve is ...

  • Idt. 3 Jul 2009

    Hon Chairperson, hon Ministers and Deputy Ministers, hon members, the issue of social development and social security nets is a crucial part of the fight against poverty in our country. We wish you well as you steer the government towards succeeding in this area of its work that seeks to ...