Gauteng Premier Contradicts MEC on West Rand Merger

No to West Rand Merger

Feasibility of Merging West Rand Municipalities Gauteng Premier David Makhura and Cooperative Governance MEC Jacob Mamabolo are on a collision course over the feasibility of merging West Rand municipalities into a metropolitan area, as the Premier supports the DA’s assertion that lumping dysfunctional municipalities together will not improve service delivery…

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1000 Multi-Drug Resistant TB Cases in Gauteng

Multi-drug resistant TB cases

Multi-Drug Resistant TB Cases There are an estimated 1000 Multi-Drug Resistant TB cases in Gauteng, but only 217 of these cases have been placed on treatment. This information is revealed by Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Maglangu in a written reply to my questions in the Gauteng Legislature. The number of…

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Budget Vote Speeches: Gauteng Provincial Treasury

Gauteng Department of Finance MEC Barbara Creecy

Note to editors: The following speeches were delivered in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature today by the DA’s Spokesperson for Treasury, Adrianna Randall MPL and DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Finance, Mike Moriarty  MPL, during the 2015/16 Annual Budget Debate on the Gauteng Provincial Treasury.   Gauteng Treasury has much to…

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Budget Vote Speeches: Finance

Gauteng Department of Finance MEC Barbara Creecy

Note to editors: The following speeches were delivered in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature today by the DA’s Spokesperson for Finance in Gauteng, Ashor Sarupen MPL, and Shadow MEC for Finance, Mike Moriarty MPL during the 2015/16 Annual Budget Debate on the Department of Finance.     Broadband: Unlocking opportunities through…

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SPEECH BY MR MIKE MORIARTY, MPL IN THE BUDGET DEBATE ON FINANCE DELIVERED IN THE GAUTENG PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURE ON TUESDAY, 23 JUNE 2015

Mike Moriarty - DA Gauteng Chief Whip in the Provincial Legislature

Corruption will Continue to Rob Gauteng Residents of Opportunities Madam Speaker The Gauteng Department of Finance still retains remnants of the old GSSC. The GSSC was characterised by:  Overspending  Dubious contracts  Corruption  Large payments to terminate contracts early Mega-projects costing more than R100m were awarded to…

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