BUDGET VOTES Vote 28: Police

Hon. Z Majozi, MP 24 July 2020   Dear Honourable Members, the South African Police Service (SAPS) is one of the few departments whose budget was adjusted upwards, as its members are at the forefront of the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. The SAPS budget was revised upwards by R3.7 billion, which brings the budget […]

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BUDGET VOTESVote 41:Water and Sanitation

Hon. X Ngwezi, MP 23 July 2020 Honourable Speaker, Honourable Members, the Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the urgency of ensuring access to safe water and sanitation, especially in rural areas of our country. There is an increase in water demand for Covid-19 specific sanitation and yet we face the reality of water scarcity in many […]

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BUDGET VOTESVote 25:Justice and Constitutional Development

Hon. CT Msimang, MP 23 July 2020 Dear Honourable Members, the IFP believes the Department of Justice is an essential service whose functions have long been crippled by the lack of resources. The impact of Covid-19 on the services rendered by the Department of Correctional Services, the National Prosecuting Authority and the Office of the […]

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BUDGET VOTESVote 18:Health

Hon. MD Hlengwa, MP 23 July 2020 Dear Honourable Members, as we are heading into the storm of the Covid-19 pandemic, now more than ever we need to ensure our hospitals have detailed and transparent prevention strategies, and are enforcing these accordingly. Before turning to the Supplementary Budget of the Department of Health, the IFP […]

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BUDGET VOTES Vote 32: Environment, Forestry and Fisheries

Hon. N Singh, MP 23 July 2020 Honourable Chairperson, As a country we have witnessed both the positive and negative indirect environmental effects as a result of the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown measures and restrictions that have been imposed in South Africa since the 26th March of this year. ‘Lockdown’ has resulted in a […]

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