Mr Peter Francis Smith

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Peter Francis Smith


  • NW1586E - 31 May 2013 31 May 2013

    What steps will the Government take to stabilise labour relations which are currently having a negative impact on the value of our currency, specifically referring to the current crisis with (a) labour organisations and (b) brokers in the (i) mining and (ii) farming sectors?
  • NW438E - 22 March 2013 22 Mar 2013

    (1) Whether she has taken a position in respect of the findings of the 2011 National Biodiversity Assessment of the SA Biodiversity Institute that (a) only 11% of the country’s existing wetlands is well protected and (b) 71% is not protected at all; if not, why not; if so ...
  • NW437E - 15 March 2013 15 Mar 2013

    What is the status of cases regarding a number of failed investment schemes (details furnished) which the Ombud for Financial Service Providers (name furnished) claims have been reported by her office to the National Director of Public prosecutions without any perpetrators being prosecuted?
  • NW435E - 15 March 2013 15 Mar 2013

    Whether she has found that a question that appeared on the 2012 grade 12 Mathematical Literacy paper to which learners had to confirm whether Christmas Day is on 25 December in South Africa serves any mathematical purpose; if so, what are the relevant details?
  • NW436E - 15 March 2013 15 Mar 2013

    (1) Whether, in light of reports of the country’s human capacity shortages, especially in the fields of science, engineering and technology, she has assessed whether the current pass rates in matric mathematics and science will succeed in alleviating such human capacity shortages; if not, why not; if so, what ...
  • NW433E - 08 March 2013 8 Mar 2013

    (1) What is holding back the implementation of the Treasury proposals that the minimum drawdown on living annuities be lowered from 2,5% to 0%; (2) if this can be done independently of Treasury’s current review on retirement savings?
  • NW198E - 08 March 2013 8 Mar 2013

    (1) (a) On what date did his department assess the credibility of municipalities’ (i) Integrated Development Plans (IDPs) and (ii) Local Economic Development Strategy (LED) and (b) what was the outcome of the review; (2) whether his department has empirical grounds to confirm that IDPs and LED strategies are improving ...
  • NW432E - 08 March 2013 8 Mar 2013

    Whether he or his department has any role to play in respect of investigating alleged tender corruption by the Limpopo Department of Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs, which purportedly ignored recommendations of its own bid adjudication committee when it awarded contracts on 19 December 2012 to the value ...
  • NW195E - 01 March 2013 1 Mar 2013

    Whether his department has found reason for concern in the Auditor-General's finding that the lack of consequences for poor performance and transgressions at more than 70% of auditees causes slow progress towards clean audits in local government; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what ...
  • NW196E - 01 March 2013 1 Mar 2013

    Whether he has found that the Government is on track to meet its Operation Clean Audit 2014 targets; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?