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That week in Parliament

Showing posts from: November 2017

27 November 2017

The Week Ahead: Parliament is winding down

It’s a week of farewells and loose ends in the National Assembly. The constituency period beckons, with MPs due to depart at the end of the week and return to Parliament next year. But a fair amount of work will be done before they go as there is a lot ...
20 November 2017

The Week Ahead: It's a mad rush...

There is a bit of frenzy in Parliament as legislation and important business that can be completed are rushed to the finishing line while other less urgent parliamentary business is dropped for lack of time. It's a big week in the NA chamber with MPs ...
13 November 2017

The Week Ahead: President in the NCOP & Questions to Deputy

It's the last rites of the 2017 Parliament and both chambers have scheduled broad and busy programmes as they rush to finalise all urgent business. In the NA chamber, the main plenary event will be the appearance by the Deputy President to answer oral ...
06 November 2017

The Week Ahead: Debates, Questions & Committee Scrutiny

The endgame of the current parliamentary year is fast approaching. There are only five weeks left before Parliament rises and loose ends are gradually being knitted together. The main excitement in the NA chamber is the discussion on the nationalisation ...