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BROADCAST SCHEDULE: WEEK COMMENCING 21 - 25 May 2018
Monday 21 May 2018
1:40 Recorded
Debate on Vote 31: Small Business Development
Debate on Vote 31: Small Business Development - 17/5/18.
3:30 Recorded
Debate on Vote 33: Tourism
Debate on Vote 33: Tourism -17/5/18.
5:20 Recorded
Debate on Vote 35: Transport
Debate on Vote 35: Transport -18/5/18.
7:20 Recorded
Debate on Vote 19: Defence and Military Veterans
Debate on Vote 19: Defence and Military Veterans - 18/5/18.
9:10 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Standing Committee on Public Accounts, (National Assembly), [Meeting with ESKOM, the Department of Cooperative Governance (COGTA), The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) and National Treasury on defaulting municipalities] - 16/5/18.
13:15 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Standing Committee on Appropriations, (National Assembly), [Public hearings on the 2018 Appropriation Bill] - 16/5/18.
16:25 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises, (National Assembly), [Briefing by South African Express Airways on the annual report and financial statements for 2016/17 financial year, and the performance targets for 2018/19 financial year]- 16/05/18.
19:09 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Joint Standing Committee on the Financial Management of Parliament, (National Assembly and National Council of Provinces), [Briefing by the Acting Secretary to Parliament on the institution’s performance in the fourth quarter of the 2017/18 financial year- 16/05/18.
21:15 Recorded
Debate on Vote 33: Tourism
Debate on Vote 33: Tourism -17/5/18.
23:05 Recorded
Debate on Vote 35: Transport
Debate on Vote 35: Transport -18/5/18.
Tuesday 22 May 2018
1:10 Recorded
Debate on Vote 19: Defence and Military Veterans
Debate on Vote 19: Defence and Military Veterans - 17/5/18.
3:00 Recorded
Debate on Vote 7: National Treasury (State Security)
Debate on Vote 7: National Treasury (State Security)- 18/05/18.
4:45 Recorded
Debate on Vote 13: Women
Debate on Vote 13: Women - 17/5/18.
6:45 Recorded
Debate on Vote 15: Higher Education and Training
Debate on Vote 15: Higher Education and Training - 17/5/18.
9:02 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
National Assembly Programming Committee - 16/05/18.
10:00 Live
Debate on Vote 36: Water and Sanitation
Debate on Vote 36: Water and Sanitation (NA Chamber).
12:30 Recorded
Media Briefing: Parliament Budget Vote
Parliament's Presiding Officers brief the media on Parliament's Budget Vote.
14:00 Live
National Council of Provinces
1. Motions
2. Policy debate on Budget Vote 2: Parliament
3. Policy debate on Budget Vote 25: Economic Development
4. Policy debate on Budget Vote 31: Small Business Development
(Items 3 and 4 – one debate).
17:30 Recorded
National Assembly
1. Debate on Vote 2: Parliament
2. Consideration of Reports on Budget Votes (no debate).
21:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
On Public Accounts, (National Assembly), [SCOPA review of the 2016-2017 annual report of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure, deviations and expansions]-22/05/18.
23:00 Recorded
National Council of Provinces
1. Motions
2. Policy debate on Budget Vote 2: Parliament
3. Policy debate on Budget Vote 25: Economic Development
4. Policy debate on Budget Vote 31: Small Business Development
(Items 3 and 4 – one debate).
Wednesday 23 May 2018
2:30 Recorded
National Assembly
1. Debate on Vote 2: Parliament
2. Consideration of Reports on Budget Votes (no debate).
5:00 Recorded
National Council of Provinces
1. Reports
2. Legislation
3. Debate on the Outcomes of the Report-Back Session: Taking Parliament to the People in Eastern Cape: “Making Your Future Work Better – Learning from Madiba: Following up on our commitments”
4. Policy debate on  Budget Vote 26: Energy (proposed) - 16/05/18.
9:30 Live
Parliamentary Committee
Standing on Finance, (National Assembly), [Briefings on SARS matters: Makwakwa matter; KPMG Report; Revenue raised in 2017/18 Financial Year; Steinhoff; Illicit Financial Flows; Illicit Tobacco Trade].
14:00 Live
National Assembly
Debate on Vote 1: Presidency.
20:00 Recorded
National Council of Provinces
1. Reports
2. Legislation
3. Policy debate on Budget Vote: 14 Basic Education
4. Policy debate on Budget Vote: 15 Higher Education and Training
(Items 3 and 4 – one debate).
23:00 Recorded
Debate on Vote 7: Treasury
Debate on Vote 7: National Treasury-22/05/18.
Thursday 24 May 2018
1:00 Recorded
Debate on Vote 36: Water and Sanitation
Debate on Vote 36: Water and Sanitation (NA Chamber).
3:00 Recorded
Debate on Vote 7: National Treasury
Debate on Vote 7: National Treasury.
5:00 Recorded
Debate on Vote 15: Higher Education and Training
Debate on Vote 15: Higher Education and Training- 17/05/18.
7:20 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee onn Public Enterprises, (National Assembly), [Briefing by South African Express Airways on the annual report and financial statements for 2016/17 financial year, and the performance targets for 2018/19 financial year].
10:00 Live
Debate on Vote 40: Sports and Recreation
Debate on Vote 40: Sports and Recreation - 22/05/18.
12:00 Live
Parliamentary Committee
Ad Hoc Committee on Parliament and Provincial Medical Aid Scheme, (National Assembly and National Council of Provinces), [Briefing by the Committee Technical Support Team; Adoption of the Committee Programme].
14:00 Live
National Assembly
1. Resumption of debate on Vote 1: The Presidency (Reply by President)
2. Debate on Africa Day.
17:30 Recorded
National Council of Provinces
1. Reports
2. Legislation
3. Policy debate on Budget Vote 11: Public Works
4. Policy debate on Budget Vote 34: Transport
(Items 3 and 4 – one debate) (proposed)
5. Debate on Africa Day.
21:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee onn Rural Development and Land Reform, (National Assembly), [Briefing on the third and fourth quarter reports by the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform, Commission on Restitution of Land Rights and Ingonyama Trust Board; Consideration and Adoption of committee minutes]- 23/05/18.
Friday 25 May 2018
0:00 Recorded
National Assembly
1. Debate on Vote 2: Parliament
2. Consideration of Reports on Budget Votes (no debate) - 22/05/18. 
3:30 Recorded
National Council of Provinces
1. Motions
2. Policy debate on Budget Vote 2: Parliament
3. Policy debate on Budget Vote 25: Economic Development
4. Policy debate on Budget Vote 31: Small Business Development
(Items 3 and 4 – one debate)-22/05/18.
7:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Standing Committee onn Finance, (National Assembly), [Briefings on SARS matters: Makwakwa matter; KPMG Report; Revenue raised in 2017/18 Financial Year; Steinhoff; Illicit Financial Flows; Illicit Tobacco Trade]-23/05/18.
10:00 Live
National Assembly
1. Consideration of Report of SC on Appropriations on Appropriation Bill [B 3 - 2018] (ATC, May 2018, p  ) (no debate) (p)
2. First Reading debate: Appropriation Bill [B 3 – 2018](prop s77) (94) (p)
3. Consideration of Votes and Schedules: Appropriation Bill [B – 2018](prop s77) (150) (p)
4. Second Reading debate: Appropriation Bill [B 3– 2018](prop s77)(no debate) (p).
13:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Select Committee on Communications and Public Enterprises, (National Council of Provinces), [Provincial briefings by permanent delegates on Protection, Promotion, Development and Management of Indigenous Knowledge Bill [B6B-2016] (National Assembly – sec 76)]-23/05/18.
16:00 Recorded
National Assembly
1. Resumption of debate on Vote 1: The Presidency (Reply by President)
2. Debate on Africa Day
-24/05/18.
19:30 Recorded
National Council of Provinces
1. Reports
2. Legislation
3. Policy debate on Budget Vote 11: Public Works
4. Policy debate on Budget Vote 34: Transport
(Items 3 and 4 – one debate) (proposed)
5. Debate on Africa Day
24/05/18.
23:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Standing Committee on Public Accounts, (National Assembly), [SCOPA review of the 2016-2017 annual report of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure, deviations and expansions]-22/05/18.

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