DA does not support Division of Revenue Bill

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DA does not support Division of Revenue Bill Francois Rodgers, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Finance   THE DA does not support the Division of Revenue (DORA) Bill and a motivation for this is contained in a minority report in terms of rule 138 (2) of the standing rules and orders. 1.      Not enough time […]

DA KZN: Denial and displacement key features of today’s ANC

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Democratic Alliance Speech on Vote 2 in the KZN Legislature by Mark Steele, MPL Chief Whip to the DA in the KZN Legislature   DA KZN:  Denial and displacement key features of today’s ANC   THE DA is pleased that Honourable Duma introduced the subject of cognitive dissonance to this House.  It is a very […]

DA KZN: It’s all about jobs!

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Democratic Alliance EDTEA Budget Debate by Ann McDonnell, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs   DA KZN:  It’s all about jobs!   THIS debate falls fortuitously between Freedom Day – a celebration of that wonderful unified experience of the first Democratic election in 1994 – and Workers Day on Sunday, […]

Copesville still under threat of protest action

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Mergan Chetty MP DA UMsunduzi Constituency head   Copesville still under threat of protest action    The DA is deeply concerned by the threat of ongoing service delivery protests in Copesville. It glaringly evident that the ANC-led government have not addressed or met the needs of the people.   The […]

MEC turns a blind eye to RDP housing corruption in Abaqulusi Municipality

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Democratic Alliance press statement by Thomas Hadebe MP DA Constituency Head: Zululand West   MEC turns a blind eye to RDP housing corruption in Abaqulusi Municipality   The DA is deeply concerned by the lack of concern and response by KZN Human Settlements MEC, Ravi Pillay, to a letter sent on the 14th October 2015 […]

Glebelands problems are multi-faceted

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Letter to the Editor for Publication   Dr Rishigen Viranna, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Community Safety     LAST week’s DA oversight visit to Glebelands hostels has revealed a multi-faceted problem.   Given the prevailing culture of fear, we had not expected many residents to be willing to speak to us yet many came […]

DA cannot support KZN Education Budget

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Democratic Alliance KZN Education Budget Debate by Mbali Ntuli, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Education   DA cannot support KZN Education Budget   Before I begin I wish to remind this House that for the past two years the DA has been unequivocal in its support of MEC Nkonyeni and her department.  Wherever possible we […]

DA won’t let people of Glebelands be forgotten

Democratic Alliance Statement by Zakhele Mbhele MP DA Shadow Minister of Police   DA won’t let people of Glebelands be forgotten   The poor responsiveness and alleged lack of effective investigations by the South African Police Service in Umlazi has been identified by local residents as one of the major contributing factors to the protracted violence at […]

DA KZN: Departmental factions and divisions are threatening service delivery

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Democratic Alliance KZN Arts and Culture budget debate by George Mari, MPL  DA KZN Spokesperson on Arts and Culture   DA KZN: Departmental factions and divisions are threatening service delivery   KZN’s Arts and Culture department has a critical role to play at a time when there is serious debate on racism in South Africa […]

Cornubia’s 5% allocation for Indians is completely irrational

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Letter to the Editor for Publication by Hlanganani Gumbi, MPL DA KZN Spokesperson on Human Settlements    YESTERDAY’S Human Settlements R3.4billion budget debate in the KZN Legislature unfortunately degenerated into a frenzied attack by Minority Front Leader, Shameen Thakur Rajbansi on the DA.   In fact the situation became so ugly that Acting speaker Hon […]