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That week in Parliament

Showing posts from: March 2018

26 March 2018

The Week Ahead: busy week as the first term draws to a close

The constituency period beckons, with MPs due to depart at the end of the week and return to Parliament on 17 April 2018. There is no opportunity to go through the motions as a fair amount of heavy-duty business will be done before they go. In the...
19 March 2018

The Week Ahead: Deputy President Q & A and Legislation dominate the Agenda

In comparison to recent weeks, there's a slight lull in Parliament as the legislature makes the most of the mid-week public holiday. The National Assembly has only set aside one day for parliamentary business in the main chamber. Elsewhere, the NCOP...
12 March 2018

The Week Ahead: President Q & A and Legislation

The President's oral question session on Wednesday is the high point of the parliamentary week. The President is required to answer questions of national or international importance once per term in accordance with the annual parliamentary programme....
05 March 2018

The Week Ahead: Action Packed

There's a broad and busy flavour to this week's parliamentary business. It's no exaggeration to say that everyday will deliver blockbuster action. In the National Assembly chamber, the main excitement will be the Question Time session with the...