PRASA on plans to deal with damage caused by vandalism and theft of its infrastructure
21 Oct 2020
Mr T Apleni (EFF, Eastern Cape) was unable to contribute to the discussion due to network issues.
DPWI on South Africa’s Infrastructure Investment Plan
2 Sep 2020
Mr T Apleni (EFF, Eastern Cape) said infrastructure has serious problems. Much of the infrastructure was designed for only a few people and that is why it is not coping. There are water and sewage leakages in the townships. The Investment Plan is a good step.
17 Jul 2020
Mr T Apleni (EFF, Eastern Cape) voted against the adoption of all the Reports.
DSBD, SEDA & SEFA 2020/21Special Adjustments Budget
15 Jul 2020
Mr T Apleni (EFF, Eastern Limpopo) said he was happy to see SEDA acknowledging that there was still a problem with access, and said they should do more and not run the agency as an elite entity. SEDA should provide the Committee with a list of the people they supported ...
DPWI Budget: Committee Report
14 Jul 2020
Mr T Apleni (EFF, Eastern Cape) voted against the adoption.
DTIC on Adjusted Budget & Revised Annual Performance Plan
10 Jul 2020
Mr T Apleni (EFF) said that more needs to be done to empower young people and women. Especially during this period, young people need to be made aware of these programmes so they can be empowered by participating in them. Young people are not sufficiently made aware of these programmes ...
Fraudulent claims allegedly submitted to UIF: Department briefing
3 Jul 2020
Mr T Apleni (EFF, Eastern Cape) NCOP, said there had been much frustration among the workers regarding the UIF matter which had led to some workers engaging in unprotected, illegal strike action -- understandably so, because they were very frustrated. The illegal strike action had led to many workers getting expelled ...
National Minimum Wage Amendment Bill: consideration of submissions
11 Feb 2020
Mr T Apleni (EFF, Eastern Cape) stated that the Western Cape Province was becoming like a country within a country. People were giving false impressions about having concerns for workers. The Western Cape Provincial Government was opposing things that were intended to address injustices of the past.
Department of Public Works and Infrastructure 2018/19 Annual Report
30 Oct 2019
Mr T Apleni (EFF, Eastern Cape) commented that in the Eastern Cape there was widespread vandalising of government buildings, and there was no plan to cope with it. It seemed that no fraud and corruption cases ended up in court. What attempts were being made to recover money? People went ...
Department of Public Works and Infrastructure 2019/20 Annual Performance Plan
24 Jul 2019
Mr T Apleni (EFF, Eastern Cape) commented that he could not emphasise enough that there were problems with the EPWP. He was glad that the Department had begun to realise those problems and was zooming in, especially over the issue of hiring. In most cases, most of the projects in ...
Department of Public Service and Administration 2019/20 Annual Performance Plan; Second Term Committee Programme
17 Jul 2019
Mr T Apleni (EFF, Eastern Cape) commended the Department for an impressive presentation. He disagreed with the notion that the public service sphere was bloated, and felt that retrenchment would trigger tension between the DPSA and trade unions. He expressed concern about the public sector and black public servants being ...
National Gambling Bill [B27B-2018]: briefing
16 Jul 2019
Mr T Apleni (EFF; Eastern Cape) stated that his concern was the powers being taken away from provinces, which might have been the reason for provinces rejecting the Bill. He was concerned about powers being centralised or vested somewhere else other than in provinces where the gambling licensees operated. As ...