Parliament, Thursday, 10 June 2021 - The Portfolio Committee on Social Development will on Monday conclude its Mpumalanga leg of the public hearings into the Children’s Amendment Bill (CAB) at the Gert Sibande District Municipality.

The Committee conducted a successful leg in Mpumalanga where it solicited input into the Bill.

The Bill is intended to improve foster care services to children. The committee also held successful public hearings in Limpopo.

Details of the public hearings are as follows:

District: Gert Sibande District Municipality

Date: Monday, 14 June 2021

Venue: Gert Sibande District Municipal Chamber.

Time: 10h00

Parliamentary committees are open to the media and the public. Journalists wishing to cover these meetings (including receiving links to virtual meetings) should send their cellphone numbers to Mlindi Mpindi on email for inclusion in the Parliamentary Communications Services WhatsApp Group, where such information is shared. Journalists must send these requests using their official email addresses (no private emails).

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For media enquiries or interviews with the Chairperson, please contact the committee’s Media Officer:

Name: Sibongile Maputi (Mr)
Parliamentary Communication Services
Cell: 081 052 6060