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That week in Parliament

Showing posts from: March 2020

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27 March 2020

Parliamentary discussions on Corona Virus

The Corona virus outbreak is having a significant and unprecedented effect across the global. As a result, countries have resorted to extraordinary measures to combat this grave public health emergency. South Africa is on lockdown for 21 days, with...
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17 March 2020

The Week Ahead: End of Term & Shortened Programme

Along with the rest of the country, Parliament is consumed by the coronavirus and much of this week’s planned programme had to be discarded. In his address on Sunday, the President prohibited non-essential gatherings of 100 people or more.  Given the...
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09 March 2020

The Week ahead: Question Time & Joint Sitting

And just like that, it’s the penultimate week of the first term. Question Time is the main business in the NA chamber this week. The practice of oral questions is an established part of the parliamentary day and gives MPs an opportunity to question...
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02 March 2020

The Week Ahead: Parliament Debates Corona Virus

There's a full and mixed flavour to the coming week's parliamentary business. The major points of interest will come from the Question Time sessions with the Executive, the debate on an urgent matter of national public importance and several...
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02 March 2020

Dates: Provincial Budget Speech infographic