Ms Samantha Jane Graham

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Samantha Jane Graham


  • Public Works & Infrastructure Budget: Committee Report 11 May 2021

    Ms S Graham (DA) thanked the Committee Content Advisor for compiling a very thorough and detailed report.
  • CIDB, CBE, IDT & Agrément SA 2021/22 Annual Performance Plans 11 May 2021

    Ms S Graham (DA) was concerned that Infrastructure South Africa (ISA) was not presenting its APP despite being an entity of the DPWI and asked why this was the case. She inquired if the entity had its own budget and when this would be presented before the Committee and if ...
  • DPWI & PMTE Audit Action Plan; DPWI & PMTE 2021/22 Annual Performance Plans 4 May 2021

    Ms S Graham (DA) commended DPWI for maintaining an unqualified audit report under severe constraints. Part of that was that many of the challenges had been shifted to PMTE which is now carrying the burden of non-compliance on the four matters of leases, expenditure and accruals, project management and the ...
  • Expropriation Bill: oral submissions day 2 25 Mar 2021

    Ms S Graham (DA) asked about clause 3(2) of the Bill, which allowed the Minister to expropriate property in cases where other expropriating authorities were reluctant to do so. Would that not usurp the separation of powers, or interfere with the spheres of government? It would allow one sphere of ...
  • DPWI & PMTE 2020/21 Quarter 3 performance 10 Mar 2021

    Ms S Graham (DA) said that slide nine of the presentation spoke of a Community Works Programme (CWP) under the EPWP. Are we claiming these work opportunities under the Department, or is this another project with the same name? Slide 11 of the presentation indicated that there should have been ...
  • MoU with provinces to ensure expeditious opening of shelters for GBVF survivors: DPWI briefing 3 Mar 2021

    Ms S Graham (DA) thanked the Department for the presentation and said what the Department is doing is admirable and it is thrilling for Members to be part of this fight against GBVF. She echoed the sentiment that the processes take far too long to implement and there needed to ...
  • Quarter 1 & 2 report; Committee Programme 17 Feb 2021

    Ms S Graham (DA) said she would have to leave the meeting early.
  • Expropriation Bill: discussion 3 Feb 2021

    Ms S Graham (DA) asked who was funding the public participation process. She expressed concern that there was no media plan, given that the public participation process should be widespread and inclusive. It was important that they reached the most vulnerable, who this process was seeking to “support and uplift.”
  • DPWI 2020/21Quarter 1 & 2 performance; Parliamentary Villages oversight report 25 Nov 2020

    Ms S Graham (DA) commented that the Department was doing relatively well in terms of meeting its targets. Regarding the R234 million that had been spent on behalf of the Department of Health on cleaning and sanitising quarantine sites, the report indicated the DPWI would be covering the costs of ...
  • Public Works and Infrastructure Budgetary Review and Recommendation Report 18 Nov 2020

    Ms S Graham (DA) commended the support staff on the incredible work, considering the little time they had to put the report together, which encapsulates what was discussed yesterday. She found the focus on COVID when discussing mis-spending bizarre as COVID did not fall under the 2019/20 financial year. If ...