The Premier’s office needs total change

By Heinrich Volmink MPL, DA Gauteng Office of the Premier Committee Member Honourable Speaker, The Office of the Premier is at the apex of the Provincial Government. It was encouraging, then, when the Premier stated that “as the head of this administration, I am committed to fighting corruption and maladministration, and ensuring…

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No “new dawn” in the Office of the Premier

By Jack Bloom MPL, DA Gauteng Office of the Premier Committee Member Note to Editors: The following speech was delivered in the Gauteng Legislature during the 2018/19 Office of the Premier budget debate. Madam Speaker, when evaluating the Premier’s Office it should be noted that it is not a direct delivery department,…

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Premier’s vision does not translate into action

By Justus de Goede MPL, DA Gauteng Office of the Premier Committee Member Note to Editors: The following speech was delivered in the Gauteng Legislature during the debate on the 2018/19 Office of the Premier’s budget. A few months ago, Honourable Premier Makhura made a point of voicing his dissatisfaction with the…

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Premiers office glazes over the gaping cracks in Gauteng

By John Moodey MPL, DA Gauteng Provincial Leader Madam Speaker, The Office of the Premier is the critical nerve centre of the Gauteng Provincial Government. It is through this office that the trajectory is set for Provincial Government departments. Decisions taken in this office have widespread ramifications for the 13 million residents…

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ANC-run municipalities collapsing under poor management

by Makashule Gana MPL, DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Note to Editors: The following speech was delivered in the Gauteng Legislature during the debate on the 2018/19 Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs budget. Madam Speaker, Honourable Members, Fellow South Africans, DA-run Midvaal remains the best run municipality…

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