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Toespraak: Begrotingstem vir die Departement van Vervoer - Speech: Budget Vote for the Department of Transport

2018-05-18
Adv Anton Alberts

Voorsitter en Minister,

Minister, this portfolio is a difficult one and I do not envy your job. Transport establish the arteries of the country’s economy and social fabric. One of the main challenges of South Africans is answering the daily questions of: how do I get to work and back home,... Lees verder


Begrotingsdebat: Energie / Budget Debate: Energy

2018-05-16
Adv Anton Alberts

Agbare Speaker,

In the days of energy innocence, when climate change was perceived to be a prehistoric occurrence, when pollution from coal fired power stations was affectionately called "the smell of progress" and when water scarcity was something for the Sahara, South Africa happily burnt coal... Lees verder


Begrotingstem vir die Departement van Arbeid / Budget Vote for the Department of Labour

2018-05-15
Adv Anton Alberts

Voorsitter en Geagte Minister,

An opinion piece by the political analyst, R.W. Johnson, reminded me of an important part of our history. Minister, in 1994 the ANC-posters shouted out jobs, jobs, jobs! Unemployment then stood at 3,7 million while today it stands at an eye-popping 9,4 million. One... Lees verder


Begrotingstem vir die Departement van Handel en Nywerheid / Budget Vote for the Department of Trade and Industry

2018-05-15
Adv Anton Alberts

Chairperson, Minister and Committee Chairperson Fubbs,

This Committee’s oversight work is of the highest importance to ensure that the country’s economy grows, and that sustainable employment is created. So far, the Department has been able to ensure some sectors from shedding jobs but ... Lees verder


Toespraak: Begrotingstem vir die Department van Ekonomiese Ontwikkeling / Speech: Budget Vote for the Department of Economic Development

2018-05-10
Adv Anton Alberts

Chairperson and Minister

Minister, it is indeed difficult to adjudicate the budget allocation and work of this Department in isolation of other Departments that should have been placed within one Ministry and Department. Those other Departments are Trade and Industry, Small Business and even... Lees verder


Toespraak: Begrotingstem vir die Department van Kommunikasie / Speech: Budget Vote for the Department of Communications

2018-05-10
Adv Anton Alberts

Voorsitter,

Given the unfortunate state capture years we have experienced, this debate must be framed within the rhetoric of Mr. Dondo Mogojane, the Director-General of Treasury, who stated yesterday as follows: “We have to ensure that we take a stand. We are not a failed state, but we are... Lees verder


Toespraak: Begrotingstem vir die Departement van Basiese Onderwys

2018-05-09
Adv Anton Alberts

Geagte voorsitter en minister,

Minister, last year I started off to say that every year feels like Déjà Vu and it seems it is the case again. The more time changes, the more things stay the same, except that I may add that the entropy of the basic education system is increasing. In... Lees verder


Debat op Werkersdag: Die Viering van 100 jaar van Nelson Mandela – Herstel van arbeiders se reg tot waardigheid deur die nasionale minimumloon

2018-05-02
Adv Anton Alberts

Debat op Werkersdag: Die Viering van 100 jaar van Nelson Mandela – Herstel van arbeiders se reg tot waardigheid deur die nasionale minimumloon

Debate on Workers’ Day: Celebrating 100 years of Nelson Mandela – Restoration of workers’ rights to dignity through the National... Lees verder


Lesingsdebat: Mediese Innovasie-Wetsontwerp / Reading Debate: Medical Innovation Bill

2017-11-28
Adv Anton Alberts

Speaker/ Adjunk-Speaker/ Voorsitter

This Bill is the culmination of work initiated by the late honourable Mario Oriani-Ambrosini. He was a fearless thinker and new that answers for our existential problems are to be found beyond the daily paradigms of our existence. It is unfortunate that the Bill ... Lees verder


Vrouedag moet alle vroue in Suid-Afrika vereer: Debate on National Women’s Day: The emancipation and empowerment of women

2017-10-18
Dr Pieter Mulder

Vrouedag in Suid-Afrika moet die rol en stryd van alle vroue in die land se geskiedenis vier, nie net dié van ANC-vroue nie.

Die belangrikheid van vroue is lank reeds vir die Afrikaner baie belangrik. Dit word mooi geïllustreer by die Voortrekkermonument in Pretoria wat in die jare... Lees verder


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