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BROADCAST SCHEDULE: WEEK COMMENCING 22 - 26 May 2017
Monday 22 May 2017
00:15 Recorded
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 30: Science and Technology - 16/05/17
02:10 Recorded
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 29: Mineral Resources - 16/05/17
04:00 Recorded
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 11: Public Works - 16/05/17
06:10 Recorded
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 16: Health- 16/05/17
08:10 We the People  Celebrating 20 years of the Constitution
08:30 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
 Portfolio Committee on Police,[Budget Reports: South African Police Service (SAPS), Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID), Civilian Secretariat for Police (CSP), and Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA)] -/16/05/17
11:40 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry, (National Assembly), [Presentation by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on the proposed policy document on debt relief; Status report on the TWO Trade Facilitation Agreement;  - 16/05/17
15:10 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Standing Committee on Public Accounts, (National Assembly), [Briefing by SABC on irregular expenditure recovered by Sekela Xabiso, and other related matters] - 16/05/17
19:55 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Standing Committee on Public Accounts, (National Assembly), [Discussion with SASSA on current state of affairs regarding extended contract with the Cash Paymaster Services (CPS)] 17/05/17
23:45 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Police, [Consideration and adoption of the Budget Reports: South African Police Service (SAPS), Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID), Civilian Secretariat for Police (CSP), and Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA)] - 17/05/17
Tuesday 23 May 2017
02:05 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
on Higher Education and Training: Education Training and Development Practices Sector Education Training Authority (ETDPSETA) and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority (HWSETA) on their Strategic Plan 2015/16 – 2019/20 and Annual Performance Plan (APP) 2017/18] - 17/05/18
05:15 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Standing Committee on Finance, (National Assembly), [Briefing by South African Airways (SAA)] - 17/05/17
08:30 Live
Parliamentary Committee
NCOP Committee of Chairpersons, -Briefing by the Auditor-General of South Africa on the Municipal Audit Outcomes 2015/16 (Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has been invited to attend this meeting)
10:00 Live
Parliamentary Committee
Select Committee on Appropriations -National Council of Provinces), [Presentation by the Department of Social Development on its plans for the implementation of the Early Childhood Development Grant in the 2017/18 financial year. Consideration of draft Minutes of previous meeting
13:30 We the People Celebrating 20 years of the Constitution
14:00 Live
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 7: National Treasury
16:15 Live
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 23 & 20: Police & Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID)
18:15 Recorded
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 33: Tourism
20:15 Recorded
National Council of Provinces
1. Motions
2. Voting on the Protected Disclosures Amendment Bill [B 40B – 2015](s75)
3. Voting on the Financial Sector Regulation Bill [B 34B – 2015](s75)
4. Consideration of Report of Select Committee on Finance: Draft amendment to the Supply Chain Management Regulations in terms of section 169 (2) of the Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act, 2003 (No 56 of 2003)
5. Consideration of Report of Select Committee on Appropriations: Oversight visit to Municipal Infrastructure Grant projects in Saldanha Bay Local Municipality, Western Cape
6. Policy debate on Budget Vote 15: Higher Education and Training
Wednesday 24 May 2017
00:00 Recorded
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 35: Transport
02:00 Recorded
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 7: National Treasury
04:00 Recorded
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 23 & 20: Police & Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID)
06:00 Recorded
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 33: Tourism
08:00 We the People Celebrating 20 years of the Constitution
08:30 Live
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry, (National Assembly)- Inputs from National Treasury on the proposed policy and the measure(s) to be legislated for debt relief
10:00 Live
Parliamentary Committee
Select Committee on Education and Recreation, (National Council of Provinces), [Presentation by the Department of Arts and Culture on its Annual Performance Plan (APP) and Budget Vote; Consideration and adoption of minutes],
13:35 We the People Celebrating 20 years of the Constitution
14:00 Live
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 14: Basic Education
16:15 Live
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 13: Women
18:15 Recorded
National Council of Provinces
Policy debate on Budget Vote 33: Tourism
20:15 Recorded
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 10: Public Service and Administration
22:15 Recorded
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 32: Telecommunications and Postal Services
Thursday 25 May 2017
00:15 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry, (National Assembly)- Inputs from National Treasury on the proposed policy and the measure(s) to be legislated for debt relief - 24/05/17
01:45 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Select Committee on Education and Recreation, (National Council of Provinces), [Presentation by the Department of Arts and Culture on its Annual Performance Plan (APP) and Budget Vote; Consideration and adoption of minutes], 24/05/17
04:45 Recorded
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 14: Basic Education
06:45 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
NCOP Committee of Chairpersons, -Briefing by the Auditor-General of South Africa on the Municipal Audit Outcomes 2015/16 (Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has been invited to attend this meeting)
08:30 Recorded
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 37: Arts and Culture
10:30 Recorded
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 24: Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
12:30 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Select Committee on Petitions and Executive Undertakings, (National Council of Provinces), [Consideration and adoption of the: Love Knysna Petition Report (Petition on the alleged corruption and maladministration taking place at Knysna Municipality, Western Cape); Lunga Kona Petition Report (Petition requesting the intervention of the NCOP on the upgrade of roads and construction of bridges in certain parts of the Eastern Cape Province); Consideration and adoption of outstanding minutes - 24/05/17
14:00 Live
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 19: Defence and Military Veterans
16:15 Live
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 17: Social Development
18:15 Recorded
National Council of Provinces
1. Consideration of Reports on Joint Standing Committee on the Financial Management of Parliament:
1.1 Parliament of the Republic of South Africa’s 2015/2016 Annual Report (ATC, 21 October 2016, p 8) (provisional)
1.2 The 2016/17 Mid-Year Report of Parliament of the Republic of South Africa (ATC, 20 March 2017, p 2) (provisional)
2. Policy debate on Budget Vote 23: Police
3. Policy debate on Budget Vote 20: Independent Police Investigative Directorate
(Items 2 and 3 – one debate)
21:45 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Joint Committee on the Financial Management of Parliament, (National Assembly and National Council of Provinces) - Briefing by the Secretary to Parliament on the institution’s performance from in the fourth quarter of the 2016/17 financial year; Committee business: minutes, correspondence, any other business
Friday 26 May 2017
00:45 Recorded
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 19: Defence and Military Veterans
02:45 Recorded
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 17: Social Development
04:45 Recorded
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 9: Public Enterprise
06:45 Recorded
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 27: Environmental Affairs
08:45 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Select Committee on Petitions and Executive Undertakings, (National Council of Provinces), [Consideration and adoption of the: Love Knysna Petition Report (Petition on the alleged corruption and maladministration taking place at Knysna Municipality, Western Cape); Lunga Kona Petition Report (Petition requesting the intervention of the NCOP on the upgrade of roads and construction of bridges in certain parts of the Eastern Cape Province); Consideration and adoption of outstanding minutes - 24/05/17
10:00 Live
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 36: Water and Sanitation
12:00 Recorded
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 3: Communications
14:00 Recorded
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 28: Labour
16:00 Recorded
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 6: International Relations and Cooperation
18:00 Recorded
National Assembly: Budget Votes
Debate on Vote 27: Environmental Affairs
20:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
on Public Accounts, (National Assembly) - Briefing by Anti-Corruption Task Team (ACTT) on pending cases - 23/05/17
23:00 Recorded
Parliamentary Committee
Portfolio Committee on Basic Education and Portfolio Committee on Transport, (National Assembly) - Consideration of outstanding Draft Minutes and Draft Reports; Briefing by the Department of Basic Education (DBE) and the Department of Transport on the following: Progress and status of the Learner Transport Policy including: The framework for the implementation of the policy; The implementation of the policy; The current state of Learner Transport provisioning for 2017 - 23/05/17

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