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SUBJECT FOR DEBATE: Vote 02: Parliament

ADDRESS BY Mr LB Gaehler MP - EC in the National NCOP Hon Chairperson and Members The United Democratic Movement supports this budget vote and in this regard, we would like to make the following comments with regard to the enhancement of public involvement to realise meaningful participatory democracy. Madam, Chair, Julius Nyerere once said [...]

2016-10-26T08:39:08+02:00June 8th, 2015|Archives, Speeches|Comments Off on SUBJECT FOR DEBATE: Vote 02: Parliament

Water Affairs and Forestry Policy Proposals

1. Introduction In terms of Water Affairs and Forestry, Government must play a significant resource management role. This places Water Affairs and Forestry squarely within the ambit of the Presidential Council on Planned Sustainable Development that is proposed in UDM Economic and Public Works policies. As a resource, water specifically must play a key role [...]

2016-10-26T08:39:18+02:00April 9th, 2014|Policy Positions|Comments Off on Water Affairs and Forestry Policy Proposals

Economic Policy Position

1.       Why the new South Africa needs a new economic plan The South African economy fails to deliver what is expected of it. It is acknowledged that certain fundamentals are in place, but it is equally true that the urgently required jobs and economic growth are not materialising. Since 1994 hundreds of thousands of jobs [...]

2016-10-26T08:39:21+02:00March 31st, 2014|Policy Positions|Comments Off on Economic Policy Position