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That week in Parliament

Showing posts from: October 2017

30 October 2017

The Week Ahead: President and Deputy take Centre Stage

The President's oral question session on Thursday 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 and ...
23 October 2017

The Week Ahead: Mini-budget tops the agenda

It's a busy week in the main chambers. Everything from the mini-budget speech, to Ministerial question time, to debates, to legislative business, to motions and Members' and Ministerial statements dominate the plenary agenda. All eyes will be on the ...
16 October 2017

The Week Ahead: State capture investigations kick into gear

There's a broad and busy flavour to this week's parliamentary business. In the National Assembly chamber, the main plenary highlight will be the Deputy President’s regular engagement with lawmakers when he appears to answer oral questions where he will ...
09 October 2017

The Week Ahead: BRRRs, Legislation & Provincial Week top Agenda

It's a lowkey week in main chambers with no plenary sittings scheduled in both Houses. In contrast, it's a another big week in the Committee corridor where lawmakers will be dealing with leftover Annual Reports and finalising Budgetary Review and ...
02 October 2017

New Term: Annual Report Season & MTBPS

MPs head back to Parliament this week for the final term. This session runs for 9 weeks and will be packed with activities. Some of the highlights include Committee, oversight and legislative work, oral questions to the Executive, debates, a Joint ...