Parliament, Wednesday 14 September 2022 – Deputy President, Mr David Mabuza, will be in the National Assembly tomorrow, Thursday 15 September, at 14h00, for oral replies to questions by Members of Parliament.


According to the Rules of the National Assembly, Questions to Deputy President for oral reply must be scheduled quarterly during session time and must be limited to six questions and 4 supplementary questions to each question- limited to a total time of three hours.


Questions to the Deputy President must be submitted to the Speaker of the National Assembly at least 16 calendar days before the question day on which they are to be answered – for the Speaker’s approval as complying with the rules and guidelines of the Rules Committee of the Assembly.


Section 92(2) of the Constitution stipulates that Cabinet Members are accountable collectively and individually to Parliament for the exercise of powers and performance of their functions. Parliament uses a range of instruments to hold the Executive accountable, which include putting questions to the Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa.


For the full list of questions, please click the following hyperlink:https://www.parliament.gov.za/storage/app/media/Docs/quest_pap/23f93129-adba-4eb3-92e9-9a6fe95a1311.pdf



DETAILS OF THE HYBRID NA PLENARY ARE AS FOLLOWS:


Date: Thursday, 15 September 2021

Time: 14:00

Venue: Good Hope Chamber and virtual platform


Meanwhile, Permanent Delegates to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) will, at 14:00, hold a hybrid debate on the Local Government Week (LGW) under the theme: “Advancing Our Collective Effort to Enhance oversight and Accountability in the Local Sphere of Government.” The LGW hybrid session started on Tuesday at the Lagoon Beach Hotel in Cape Town.


DETAILS OF THE NCOP HYBRID SITTING ARE AS FOLLOWS:


Dates: Thursday 15 September 2021

Time: 14.00

Venue: NCOP Chamber and virtual platform


Important to note:

Members of the media who wish to physically attend the NA Hybrid Sitting should send their details (Full name, name of the media house, and ID or passport number) to Mlindi Mpindi on email: mmpindi@parlaiment.gov.za.


Parliamentary meetings are open to the media and the public. Journalists who are interested in covering these meetings (including receiving links to virtual meetings) are requested to forward their cellphone numbers to Mr Mpindion email above (mmpindi@parliament.gov.za) for inclusion in the Parliamentary Communication Services WhatsApp Group, where such information is shared. Journalists are urged to forward these requests using their official email addresses (no private emails).


Members of the public may get involved and follow committee sittings live on Parliament TV (DSTV Channel 408), via live stream on Parliament YouTube channel and Twitter page on the links below. You may subscribe to the Parliament YouTube channel to receive instant notification of live feeds.


Twitter: https://twitter.com/ParliamentofRSA

Facebook: https://facebook.com/ParliamentofRSA

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/ParliamentofRSA


ISSUED BY THE PARLIAMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

Enquiries: Moloto Mothapo