DA debates 2016/17 Gauteng Social Development Annual Report

The following speeches were delivered in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature today by DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Social Development, Refiloe Nt’sekhe MPL and DA Gauteng Spokesperson on Social Development Justus de Goede MPL, during a debate on the 2016/17 Annual Report of the Gauteng Social Development Department. Speech by Refiloe…

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DA debates 2016/17 Annual Report for Office of the Premier

The following speeches were delivered in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature today by DA Gauteng Provincial Leader, John Moodey MPL, the DA Gauteng Shadow MEC For Health, Jack Bloom MPL and the DA Gauteng Spokesperson for Social Development, Justus De Goede MPL, during a debate on the 2016/17 Annual Report for…

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DA to push for better Gautrain subsidy deal

The current Gautrain subsidy is the largest single item of expenditure in the budget of the Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport, making up roughly 35% of its budget for the past financial year. The recent announcement of the expansion plans for the Gautrain have focussed attention on the possibility…

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Gauteng’s elderly cannot afford quality care

From the DA’s visits to a number of elderly care facilities, it emerges that many of these institutions charge fees of between R4000 to R9000 per resident, depending on the level of specialised care services that they receive. Despite the high cost of care for the elderly, the Gauteng Department…

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