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PARLIAMENTARY PROGRAMME
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Parliamentary Programme Framework for 2017

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BROADCAST SCHEDULE: WEEK COMMENCING 21 – 25 August 2017
Monday 21 August 2017
4:40 Recorded
Provincial Legislatures
Plenary
Western Cape Legislature - 17/08/17
9:30 Live
Taking Parliament to the People
Opening ceremony
Theme: Celebrating 20 Years of the Constitution and the NCOP - Deepening Parliamentary Oversight for quality services to our people
Programme Directors:
Hon. J R Tau, Deputy Chairperson of the NCOP
Hon. S Mbalo, Deputy Speaker of the Free State Provincial Legislature
11:00 Live
Taking Parliament to the People
PUBLIC HEARING ON HEALTH
Theme: Rights to health: People and partnerships
1. Inputs and questions by members of the public
2. Responses by Ministers, Provincial Ministers, Mayors and other panellists
14:00 Live
Taking Parliament to the People
PUBLIC HEARING ON HEALTH
Theme: Rights to health: People and partnerships
1. Inputs and questions by members of the public
2. Responses by Ministers, Provincial Ministers, Mayors and other panellists
17:00 Recorded
Taking Parliament to the People
Day 1:
1. Opening Ceremony
2. Public Hearing on Health
23:30 Recorded
2nd Annual African Network of Parliament Budget Offices Conference
The 2nd Annual African Parliamentary Budget Offices Conference. The conference is to further the establishment and work of the African Network of Parliamentary Budget Offices, as initiated by the South African Budget Office. - 16/08/17
Tuesday 22 August  2017
5:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Standing Committee on Public Accounts, (National Assembly), [Follow up meeting with SASSA on progress made with South African Post Office (SAPO) regarding payment of services; Briefing by Auditor-General on the Annual Report and Financial Statements of SA Express] -15/08/17
9:00 Live
Taking Parliament to the People
PUBLIC HEARING ON HEALTH AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
Theme: Exploring the health needs of socially vulnerable groups
1. Inputs and questions by members of the public
2. Responses by Ministers, Provincial Ministers, Mayors and other panellists
14:00 Live
Taking Parliament to the People
PUBLIC HEARING ON HEALTH AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
Theme: Exploring the health needs of socially vulnerable groups
1. Inputs and questions by members of the public
2. Responses by Ministers, Provincial Ministers, Mayors and other panellists
17:00 Recorded
National Assembly
Plenary
1. Condolences for Mr T J Bonhomme, MP (51)
2 - 4. Consideration of Committee Reports
5. Second Reading debate: Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Bill [B 8B – 2017] s76(1)) (73) 
8. Subject for discussion (Mr M U Kalako): Defining the strategy that will give the necessary impetus to tangible economic growth (85)
9. Motions without notice
10. Member’s statements (40)
11. Notices of motion
23:45 Recorded
Taking Parliament to the People
Day 2:
PUBLIC HEARING ON HEALTH AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
Theme: Exploring the health needs of socially vulnerable groups
1. Inputs and questions by members of the public
2. Responses by Ministers, Provincial Ministers, Mayors and other panellists
Wednesday 23 August 2017
6:45 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Police, (National Assembly), [Adoption of minutes and reports; Briefing by the Acting National Commissioner and the Counter Intelligence on the Vetting reports; Briefing by the Chief Financial Officer of the South African Police Service (SAPS) on the Procurement/Security measures of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI)] - 16/08/17
9:00 Live
Taking Parliament to the People
PUBLIC HEARING ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, WOMEN AND YOUTH
Theme: Economic advancement of women and youth
1. Inputs and questions by members of the public
2. Responses by Ministers, Provincial Ministers, Mayors and other panelists
13:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Communications, (National Assembly), [Shortlisting of candidates for the Board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)]- 15/08/17
15:30 Live
National Assembly
Plenary
1. Questions to the Deputy President
2. Consideration of Reports of PC on Basic Education
18:15 Recorded
Taking Parliament to the People
PUBLIC HEARING ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, WOMEN AND YOUTH
Theme: Economic advancement of women and youth
1. Inputs and questions by members of the public
2. Responses by Ministers, Provincial Ministers, Mayors and other panelists
21:15 Recorded
National Assembly
Plenary
1. Questions to the Deputy President
2. Consideration of Reports of PC on Basic Education
Thursday 24 August 2017
0:00 Recorded
Taking Parliament to the People
Day 3:
PUBLIC HEARING ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, WOMEN AND YOUTH
Theme: Economic advancement of women and youth
1. Inputs and questions by members of the public
2. Responses by Ministers, Provincial Ministers, Mayors and other panellists
7:00 Recorded
Taking Parliament to the People
Opening ceremony
Theme: Celebrating 20 Years of the Constitution and the NCOP - Deepening Parliamentary Oversight for quality services to our people
Programme Directors:
Hon. J R Tau, Deputy Chairperson of the NCOP
Hon. S Mbalo, Deputy Speaker of the Free State Provincial Legislature- 21/08/17
9:00 Live
Taking Parliament to the People
PUBLIC HEARING ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT, PUBLIC WORKS, FINANCE AND EDUCATION
Theme: Economic advancement of women and youth
1. Inputs and questions by members of the public
2. Responses by Ministers, Provincial Ministers, Mayors and other panellists
14:00 Recorded
Taking Parliament to the People
PUBLIC HEARING ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT, PUBLIC WORKS, FINANCE AND EDUCATION
Theme: Economic advancement of women and youth
1. Inputs and questions by members of the public
2. Responses by Ministers, Provincial Ministers, Mayors and other panellists
17:00 Recorded
National Assembly
Plenary
1. Consideration of Reports of PC on Human Settlements
2. Consideration of Reports of PC on Higher Education and Training
3. Consideration of Reports of PC on Tourism
21:00 Recorded
Taking Parliament to the People
Day4:
PUBLIC HEARING ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT, PUBLIC WORKS, FINANCE AND EDUCATION
Theme: Economic advancement of women and youth
1. Inputs and questions by members of the public
2. Responses by Ministers, Provincial Ministers, Mayors and other panellists
Friday 25 August 2017
4:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Police, (National Assembly), [Adoption of minutes and reports; Briefing by the Acting National Commissioner and the Counter Intelligence on the Vetting reports; Briefing by the Chief Financial Officer of the South African Police Service (SAPS) on the Procurement/Security measures of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI)] - 16/08/17
5:55 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Ad Hoc Committee on the Funding of Political Parties, (National Assembly), [Review of the Public Funding of Represented Political parties Act, No 103 of 1997: public hearings] - 17/08/17
9:00 Live
Taking Parliament to the People
 Address to the NCOP by the Deputy President of the RSA

Theme: Celebrating 20 Years of the Constitution & the NCOP - Deepening Parliamentary Oversight for quality services to our people
13:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Standing Committee on Public Accounts, (National Assembly), [Follow up hearing on Department of Water Affairs on the irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure as well as payable and receivables] -22/08/17
16:30 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements, (National Assembly), [Joint meeting with the Departments of Human Settlements and Defence and Military Veterans on the qualification criteria and the guidelines on the provision of houses for military veterans; Briefing by the Department of Human Settlements and the Northern Cape Department of Human Settlements on the Business Plan 2017/18 financial year and on the eradication of housing backlog]- 22/08/17
19:30 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Communications, (National Assembly), [Adoption of Amended 3rd Term Committee Programme; Briefing by the Committee Support Staff on the Road Map for the appointment process of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Board; Shortlisting of candidates to be recommended for appointment to the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Board]- 22/08/17

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