SUBJECT FOR DEBATE: Vote 33: Tourism

ADDRESS BY Mr LB Gaehler MP - EC in the National NCOP Hon Chairperson, Ministers and Members The United Democratic Movement supports budget vote number 33 on tourism.  In this regard, we welcome the efforts and work done by the department and many other role players in ensuring that this country remains a destination of choice for many citizens of world. This is notwithstanding socio economic challenges that the country continue to be confronted which in [...]

June 5th, 2015|Archives, Speeches|Comments Off on SUBJECT FOR DEBATE: Vote 33: Tourism

Provincial and local government Policy Proposals

1. Introduction The UDM proposes the rapid expansion of the role of Local Government, as the sphere of government that is closest to the people. The equitable share of revenue that is allocated to Local Government must be increased to ensure that development and delivery at community level becomes a reality. The role of Provincial Government should be focussed upon coordinating development, building capacity and skills within Local Government, and assisting Local Governments in crisis [...]

April 9th, 2014|Policy Positions|Comments Off on Provincial and local government Policy Proposals

UDM Integration Approach (policy)

Foreword On September 27, 1997, the United Democratic Movement was officially launched.  Since that time, we have travelled across South Africa – giving speeches, holding rallies, and most importantly, meeting with thousands of South Africans, from the rural villages of Mpumalanga to the boardrooms of Gauteng.  We have spent countless hours listening to their daily concerns and discussing their aspirations for the future – for themselves, for their families, and for South Africa.  During those [...]

April 1st, 2014|Policy Positions|Comments Off on UDM Integration Approach (policy)