Mr Shahid Esau

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Shahid Esau

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Committee Meetings Attended

  • Defence and Military Veterans Department of Military Veterans Q3 performance
    13 Mar 2019

    The Department of Defence and Military Veterans briefed the Committee on its 3rd Quarter expenditure and performance report.  The targeted spend as at 31 December 2018 was R470.3 million but only R322.3 million (69%) was spent. The Cost of Employment (CoE) was 1% over budget due to imbalances on the ...

  • Defence and Military Veterans Department of Defence Quarter 3 performance
    6 Mar 2019

    The Department of Defence met with the Portfolio Committee to present the performance and expenditure report for the third quarter of the 2018/19 financial year. It highlighted key performance indicators and gave a strategic overview of the progress thus far, based on the Defence Review of 2015.

    Because of budget ...

  • Defence and Military Veterans Election of Acting Chairperson
    27 Feb 2019

    The Committee elected Mr D Gamede (ANC) as the acting chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans until the end of the term.

  • Powers and Privileges of Parliament Committee Report on Matters referred by Speaker
    4 Dec 2018

    The Committee considered and adopted the Committee Report on matters referred by the Speaker and adopted one set of minutes. It further considered Mr Mgidlana’s Response to statements made by Mr F Shivambu (MP) in terms of Section 25 of the Powers, Privileges and Immunities of Parliament and Provincial Legislatures ...

  • Defence Legacy Report; Committee Annual Report
    28 Nov 2018

    The Committee adopted its Annual Performance and Legacy Reports without any amendments.

    Members bid farewell as this was the last meeting of the year.

  • Defence and Military Veterans Committee Legacy Report; Oversight Report; Report on Public Protector Report on Defence Minister Ethics Code violation
    28 Nov 2018

    The Committee convened to consider and adopt its Annual Performance and Public Protector’s Report.

    Both Reports were adopted without any amendments.

    Members expressed their gratitude to the support staff for the exceptional work done during the year. Members also said farewell to one another as the meeting was the last ...

  • Defence and Military Veterans Funding model for Defence Review 2015 implementation: DOD & Treasury briefing
    14 Nov 2018

    The Department of Defence (DOD) reminded Members that the process of developing the Defence Review 2015 started in 2012 and the first draft was finalised in 2014. This 2014 draft was revised and updated in 2015.  The Defence Secretary told the two Defence Committees that the DR 2015 cannot be ...

  • Defence Reserve Force Council & SANDF Reserves: briefing, with Deputy Minister
    7 Nov 2018

    The South Africa Reserve Force Council responded to questions put to it during the 7 September 2018 meeting with the Committee. At the inception of the Council in 2016, the RFC noted that the Defence Review 2015 emphasises the need to arrest the decline in the SANDF. The RFC focuses ...

  • Defence and Military Veterans Defence Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report
    31 Oct 2018

    The Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans considered and adopted the Defence Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report.

    Members discussed whether it was a good idea to engage with National Treasury directly on gaps that were in the budget of the Department. They reasoned it was an area they never ...

  • Defence and Military Veterans Department of Defence briefing 2017/18 Annual Report & Quarter 1 performance
    24 Oct 2018

    Documents handed out: Department of Defence Annual Report [awaited]

    The Department of Defence (DOD) came before the Committee to brief it on its 2017/18 annual report and its audited financial performance. It reported on the inadequacy of its budget allocation and how it had had a major impact on its over-expenditure ...