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March 26, 2015

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18/02/2015 – ACDP response to the 2015 State of the Nation Address

18 February 2015 ACDP Parliament Speech by ACDP President, Rev Kenneth Meshoe, MP ACDP response to the 2015 State of the Nation Address “Madam Speaker, Honourable President, Deputy President and members. What happened last Thursday in this House was extremely disappointing, shocking and painful, as we watched Parliament degenerate into chaos. Never before […]

 
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22/07/2014 – ACDP supports Parliament budget

ACDP Parliament Budget Debate: Parliament Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP supports Parliament budget says: Hon ‘newbies’ (EFF) not as different as they think in the interests of a strong democratic South Africa we must be careful to defend our freedoms – including freedom of speech and expression in Parliament must not become defensive and […]

 
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22/07/2014 – ACDP grieved by the loss of life and terrible anguish families on both sides of the Israel/Palestine conflict

ACDP Parliament International Relations Budget Vote Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP grieved by the loss of life and terrible anguish families on both sides of the Israel/Palestine conflict Being pro Palestine and pro Palestinian people has got to mean more than condoning religious fanaticism in the form of Islamic extremism Palestinian and Israeli people […]

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21/07/2014 – ACDP calls for full inquiry into current state of nuclear industry

ACDP Parliament Energy Budget Vote Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP calls for full inquiry into current state of nuclear industry “Chairperson, When South Africa has a clear Development Plan – and growth is the objective – suggestions that Eskom’s customers save electricity are hard to swallow! Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s reference to South Africa’s […]

 
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21/07/2014 – ACDP concerned about low conviction rate of criminals in SA

ACDP Parliament Police Budget Vote 25 Speech by ACDP President Rev Kenneth Meshoe, MP ACDP concerned about low conviction rate of criminals in SA “Chairperson, The ACDP is concerned about low conviction rate of criminals in our country. One of the reasons could be poor training that leads to poor investigations. Corruption in the police negatively […]

 
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16/07/2014 – ACDP concerned about money wasted and deviation from Treasury Regulations

ACDP Parliament Budget Vote 7: Public Works Speech by ACDP President Rev Kenneth Meshoe, MP ACDP concerned about money wasted and deviation from Treasury Regulations “House Chairperson, For the current 2014/15 financial year, the Department of Public Works received R6.1 billion. Of this R6.1 billion, R241 million has been allocated to lease payments. The ACDP […]

 
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16/07/2014 – ACDP expresses concerns about state of Correctional Services Department

ACDP Parliament Speech on Budget Vote 21: Correctional Services Steve Swart, MP ACDP expresses concerns about state of Correctional Services Department refers to previous parliamentary reports where recommendations were not implemented “Chairperson, Minister. The ACDP believes that one has to look at recent parliamentary reports as a new portfolio committee to understand in what state […]

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15/07/2014 – ACDP comes out in strong support of Public Protector and criticises SABC appointment of Hlaudi Motsoeneng

ACDP Parliament Speech on Budget Vote 23: Justice and Constitutional Development Steve Swart, MP ACDP comes out in strong support of Public Protector and criticises SABC appointment of Hlaudi Motsoeneng “Chairperson, The ACDP joins others in congratulating Minister Michael Masutha on his appointment as Minister as well as Honourable John Jeffery on his appointment as […]

 
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15/07/2014 – ACDP welcomes Minister’s commitment to encourage private sector investment in low-income housing

ACDP Parliament Human Settlements – Budget Vote Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP welcomes Minister’s commitment to encourage private sector investment in low-income housing “With Government shifting the responsibility of providing low-income housing to certain municipalities in line with NDP recommendations – the question the ACDP is asking is will the budget follow the mandate […]

 
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15/07/2014 – Home Affairs budget will require exemplary management and efficiency to get job done

ACDP Parliament Home Affairs – Budget Vote 4 Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip Home Affairs budget will require exemplary management and efficiency to get job done “As the ACDP looks at this budget and considers its potential to get the job done – the impact of new immigration laws are upper-most on our minds. While […]

 
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10/07/2014 – ACDP disappointed by ANC statement on conflict in Gaza

ACDP Parliament Media Release Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP disappointed by ANC statement on conflict in Gaza which condemns Israel’s defence of its people and ignores abductions and bombing of Israelis The ACDP is disappointed by the statement on the current conflict in Gaza issued earlier today by ANC Deputy Secretary General Jessie Duarte. […]

 
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10/07/2014 – ACDP appreciates decision to deny Eugene de Kock parole

ACDP Parliament Media Statement Steve Swart, MP ACDP appreciates decision to deny Eugene de Kock parole The ACDP today said it appreciates the decision made by Justice Minister Michael Masutha to deny former apartheid-era police colonel Eugene de Kock parole. Steve Swart, ACDP MP, and Member of the Justice and Constitutional Development Portfolio Committee, reacted to […]

 
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7/07/2014 – New immigration legislation brings grief to business and individuals

ACDP Parliament Media Release Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip New immigration legislation brings grief to business and individuals ACDP MP Cheryllyn Dudley said today that, “The new legislation on immigration regulations is causing business and individuals grief and the ACDP is receiving calls for help almost on a daily basis.” Dudley says, “It is also […]

 
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2/07/2014 – ACDP saddened by deaths of abducted Israeli teens

ACDP Parliament Media Release Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP saddened by deaths of abducted Israeli teens It was with great sadness that the ACDP heard of the deaths of the three abducted Israeli teenagers, Eyal Yifrah, Gilad Shaar and Naphtali Frankel. The three were abducted hitchiking to school near Hebron and were found buried […]

 
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1/07/2014 – ACDP welcomes open approach of new Minister

ACDP Parliament Media Statement Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP welcomes open approach of new Minister WEGE Bill to be withdrawn to ensure broader consultation on new bill Focus on economic and employment issues will not dictate quotas but put in place mechanisms to achieve gender equity The business of the meeting of the Portfolio […]

 
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24/06/2014 – ACDP extends its condolences to Coetzee family

 

ACDP Parliament Message of Condolence – Mr Michael Coetzee By Rev KRJ Meshoe MP, ACDP President ACDP extends its condolences to Coetzee family “Speaker, Honourable Members, On behalf of the African Christian Democratic Party, I wish to convey our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the late Michael Coetzee – especially his beloved wife, […]

 
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24/06/2014 – Lack of opportunity for employment biggest challenge facing youth

ACDP Parliament Youth Day: 20 Years of Democracy: Together Advancing Youth Development & Empowerment Speech by Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip Lack of opportunity for employment biggest challenge facing youth Youth in South Africa consist of young women and young men, between the ages of 14 and 35 – most of them going through dramatic […]

 
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19/06/2014 – What is the plan, Honourable President? – asks ACDP

ACDP Parliament Response to SONA, 5th Parliament Speech by ACDP President Rev Kenneth Meshoe, MP What is the plan, Honourable President? – asks ACDP “Honourable President, Honourable Deputy President, Honourable members, Very few people, if any, can confidently claim that the honourable President, during his State of the Nation address on Tuesday evening, was effective […]

 
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9/06/2014 – ACDP extends condolences to Mbeki family

ACDP Parliament Media Statement ACDP President Rev Kenneth Meshoe, MP ACDP extends condolences to Mbeki family On behalf of the ACDP, I wish to convey our sincere condolences to the Mbeki family on the passing away of an exceptional mother, leader and stalwart. Besides the fact that MaMbeki raised children who were to become leaders […]

 
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