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Deputy President David Mabuza responds to oral questions in the National Council of Provinces, 12 May

11 May 2022

Deputy President David Mabuza will tomorrow respond to oral questions in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP). The questions that the Deputy President will respond to relate to trouble-shooting in service delivery hotspots in various municipalities, including Maluti-a-Phofung and Sol Plaaitjie municipalities. 

Additionally, the Deputy President will also outline government’s rapid response intervention plans to trouble-shoot disruptions in the delivery of services in the areas that were affected by the April 2022 floods in the KwaZulu-Natal Province.

Other questions that the Deputy President will respond to, pertain to the role of the Leader of Government Business in ensuring that Cabinet members fulfill our constitutional obligation of accountability to Parliament by responding to parliamentary questions timeously and adequately. 

To this end the Deputy President will reiterate the commitment by government to constitutional obligations to Parliament including supporting appropriate accountability mechanisms.

Deputy President Mabuza will also respond to questions in his capacity as the Chairperson of Eskom Political Task Team regarding progress made on correcting the design defects on newly built power stations as well as removing the red tape on programmes intended to stimulate rural and township economies, among others.
 
Details of the NCOP sitting:
Date: Thursday, 12 May 2021
Time: 14h00
Broadcast: Parliamentary Service Channel on DSTV 408

Media enquiries: Matshepo Seedat on 082 679 9473 OR Matshepo@presidency.gov.za

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