Parliament, Tuesday 8 November 2022 – Tomorrow, Wednesday 9 November, at 15.00, the National Assembly (NA) will hold an oral questions session with the four Governance Cluster Ministers at its hybrid plenary sitting.

The cluster comprises Ministers responsible for Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs; Ministry in the Presidency; Public Service and Administration, and Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities.

Parliament uses a range of instruments to scrutinise and oversee executive action. Section 92(2) of the Constitution also stipulates that Cabinet Members are accountable collectively and individually to Parliament for the exercise of their powers and performance of their functions.

For the complete list of questions, please click:
https://www.parliament.gov.za/storage/app/media/Docs/quest_pap/99414e39-d5d3-44ef-a17d-68fd9dce1192.pdf

Details of the NA hybrid sitting are as follows:

Date: Wednesday, 9 November 2022
Time: 15.00
Venue: Good Hope Chamber at Parliament and virtual platform

Meanwhile, the National Council of Province (NCOP) at 14.00 will consider the Reports of the Select Committee on Appropriations on the following:

  • Expenditure and performance of the Early Childhood
  • Development Grant as at the end of the Fourth Quarter of the 2021/22 Financial Year
  • Expenditure and performance of the Informal Settlements
  • Upgrading Partnership Grant for provinces in the First Quarter of the 2022/23 Financial year
  • Expenditure and performance of the Land Care Programme Grant
  • Fourth Quarter of the 2021/22 Financial Year and the First Quarter of the 2022/23 Financial Year
  • Consideration of the Select Committee on Finance Report on the Revised Fiscal Framework and Revenue Proposals.

The NCOP will end their business for the day with a debate on Cross Border and Transnational Crime under the theme: “Waging a concerted battle against Cross Border and Transnational Crime” .

Details of the NCOP Hybrid sitting are as follows:

Date: Wednesday, 9 November 2022
Time: 14.00
Venue: NCOP Chamber and virtual platform

Note to media

Media wishing to physically attend Parliament's Hybrid Sittings should send their details (full name, name of media house, ID or passport number) to Mr Mlindi Mpindi at mmpindi@parliament.gov.za.

Members of the media who wish to observe the Parliament sittings on a virtual platform should forward their contact details to Mr Mlindi Mpindi at mmpindi@parliament.gov.za for inclusion in the Parliament Communications Service WhatsApp group, where login details will be shared. Journalists must forward their requests using their official email addresses (no private emails).

Members of the public may follow the proceedings live on Parliament TV (DSTV Channel 408), via the live stream on Parliament’s YouTube channel, Facebook and Twitter pages. Please see the links below.

You may subscribe to the Parliament YouTube channel to receive instant notifications of live feeds.

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ISSUED BY THE PARLIAMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA
Enquiries: Moloto Mothapo