DA Gauteng debates Motion on Scholar Transport

The following speeches were delivered in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature today by DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Education, Khume Ramulifho MPL and DA Gauteng Spokesperson on Education, Ashor Sarupen MPL, during a debate on scholar transport. Speech by Khume Ramulifho MPL “Departmental support for scholar transport inefficient” • We have…

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Spotlight at last on Gauteng public transport

The Democratic Alliance in Gauteng notes with appreciation two enquiries into public transport, which are currently taking place. The first being that of the Competition Commission, which will, over two years investigate the high price of transport, and the second investigation by the Gauteng Provincial Legislature Portfolio Committee on Roads…

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DA Debates 2016/17 Gauteng Department Of Roads And Transport Budget

Gauteng MEC for Roads & Transport Ismail Vadi

Speech by: Neil Campbell MPL “Roads and Transport budget will not get Gauteng moving” Despite some departmental successes in the past year this budget fails to address urgent problems. Corruption lurks in the Transport Department yet a budget plan to eliminate it is lacking. The West Rand’s inferior transportation infrastructure requires…

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Metrobus strike causes unnecessary harm to commuters

Johannesburg Metro Bus

  The DA calls on Metrobus drivers to return to work and return transport services to normal while resolving their tax issues with the entity. Yesterday Metrobus workers went on a wildcat strike and held officials hostage at head office until Managing Director, Mr Mavela Dlamini accepted their demands. Mr…

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