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That week in Parliament

12 June 2017

The week ahead:Youth Day Debates & Question Time with the Deputy President

Even with a public holiday to compress the parliamentary week, there is a fair bit of action scheduled into the available three days (Parliament is sitting from Tuesday to Thursday). In the NA chamber, the most significant event will be the appearance...
05 June 2017

The Week Ahead: Parliament Getting Down to Business

There are four more weeks left in this term and the programme has a familiar pattern: it includes oral questions to the Executive, Members’ statements, policy debates, Committee oversight and scrutiny and processing of assorted Bills, statutory...
29 May 2017

The Week Ahead: President Zuma & Parliament’s budget vote in the spotlight

Parliament has scheduled a broad and busy programme in the main chambers as well as in the committee corridor. The main plenary event will be the debate on the Presidency's budget vote scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday. In their speeches, the...
22 May 2017

The Week Ahead: Budget Vote Debates - Round Two

It’s the second of week of budget debates in the National Assembly and the frenetic pace of committee meetings and mini-plenary sessions continue. On Tuesday, the Ministers of Trade and Industry, Police and Finance will take to the podium to present...