Parliament of South Africa

05/03/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/03/2021 23:13

Media Advisory: National Council of Provinces Workshop on the Budget and Fiscal Oversight and National Assembly Rules Committee Meeting

Parliament, Monday 3 May 2021 - Tomorrow, the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) is scheduled to start a two-day Budget and Fiscal Oversight Workshop themed: 'Ensuring Accountability in Public Expenditure through Effective Parliamentary Oversight and Accountability'. Please click for the workshop programme and related resource documents.

On Wednesday, the National Assembly (NA) Rules Committee is scheduled to meet to consider, among other things, composition of the Section 194 Committee and proposal for a weighted voting system. The National Assembly Speaker had referred the matter of voting rights of smaller parties in the Section 194 Committee, established to enquire into whether or not there are grounds for removal from office of Public Protector Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, to the Rules Committee for consideration.

NCOP workshop details
Dates: Tuesday, 4 May and Wednesday, 5 May
Times: Tuesday 10.00 to 16.45 and Wednesday 10.00 to 17.30
Venue: Virtual platform

NA Rules Committee meeting details
Date: Wednesday, 5 May
Time: 12.30 to 14.00
Venue: Virtual platform

Media wishing to follow the NCOP workshop and/or the NA Rules Committee on a virtual platform must send their cellphone numbers to Mlindi Mpindi ([email protected]) for inclusion in the Parliamentary Communication Services WhatsApp Group, where such information is shared. Media must send these requests from their official email addresses (no private emails).

Members of the public may follow parliamentary proceedings live on Parliament TV (DSTV Channel 408), via live stream on Parliament's YouTube channel and Twitter page on the links below. You may subscribe to the Parliament YouTube channel to receive instant notification of live feeds.


Enquiries: Moloto Mothapo 082 370 6930