Majority of Gauteng municipalities dysfunctional

By Mervyn Cirota MPL, DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Human Settlements and COGTA Note to Editors: The following speech was delivered in the Gauteng Legislature during the debate on the 2018/19 COGTA budget. “Poor management and lack of relevant qualifications are the prime cause for dysfunctional and poorly run municipalities.” This statement…

Read More

Gauteng Department of Human Settlements has no plans

by Mervyn Cirota MPL, DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Human Settlements and COGTA Note to editors: This speech was delivered during the 2018/2019 Budget Vote of the Department of Human settlements in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature Madam speaker, Each year there is a need to measure the performance of the Department of…

Read More

ANC-led government neglects Gauteng hostel residents

by Mervyn Cirota MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Human Settlements Gauteng hostel residents across the province continue to live in appalling conditions, their pleas for dignified houses having been ignored by the uncaring ANC-led Gauteng Government. The Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, admitted that he is aware of the…

Read More