Formerly: National Council of Provinces
What are committee meetings?
Committee meetings are planned events where real-world impactful work happens such as law-making, oversight and public participation - which are all cornerstones of the work our MPs do. Although often citizens focus on the public debate taking place in main chambers, the majority of MPs' time is spent working within committees. Here is a place to see what your committee is saying.
28 Aug 2012
Mr T Beyleveldt (DA; Western Cape) seconded the proposal.
12 Apr 2011
Mr T Beyleveldt (DA, Western Cape) noted that SALGA was costing a fortune. He noted that 80% of the councillors ...
7 Mar 2011
Mr T Beyleveldt (DA, Western Cape) said he was concerned that the amending legislation would have a profound change on ...
What are questions asked to ministers?
Written questions and feedback are essential tools used by MPs for oversight and hold the executive accountable. This oversight mechanism allows MPs’ to extract detailed information that would normally be difficult to comprehend through oral engagement. You can see the questions that your MPs are asking here.
(a) How many low cost houses still need to be rebuilt as a result of poor construction work and (b) ...
What (a) is her department’s annual contribution towards the budget of the National Sea Rescue Institute and (b) plans are ...
What are plenary appearances?
Plenary sessions are forums that have been created for the purpose of public debate and decision-making. This mechanism is used to convey the messages of our MPs within main chambers on important decisions, like how they vote.
24 May 2011
Chairperson, I hereby give notice that at the next sitting of the Council I shall move:
That the Council -
1) notes that the local government elections of 2011 went ...