DA debates the impact of the minimum wage

he following speeches were delivered today in the Gauteng Legislature by DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Economic Development, Janet Semple MPL and DA Gauteng Spokesperson on Economic Development, Ina Cilliers MPL, during the debate on the impact of the implementation of the minimum wage. Janet Semple MPL “Blanket minimum wage…

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DSD not doing enough to address poverty and inequality

By Justus de Goede MPL, DA Spokesperson on Social Development Note to editors: This speech was delivered during the 2018/2019 Budget Vote of the Department of Social Development in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature Madam Speaker, The Gauteng Social Development programme covers a vast field, unfortunately mostly consisting of human deprivation. Recently-released reports…

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Social Development putting lives of vulnerable people in dange

by Refiloe Nt’sekhe MPL, DA Shadow MEC for Social Development Note to editors: This speech was delivered during the 2018/2019 Budget Vote of the Department of Social Development in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature Thank you, Madam Speaker, Honourable speaker, the Department of Social Development, has seen a disastrous start to the year…

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More than R6 billion of health budget to pay for accruals

by Jack Bloom MPL, DA Shadow MEC for Health Note to editors: This speech was delivered during the 2018/2019 Budget Vote of the Department of Health in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature Madam Speaker, this is the 25th Health Budget that I am speaking on. Health is now the largest budget item for…

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