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25/2/2016 – STATEMENT VIOLENCE AND HOOLIGANISM ON UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES

STATEMENT VIOLENCE AND HOOLIGANISM ON UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES Rev. KRJ Meshoe MP     25 February 2016 The ACDP strongly condemns the ongoing violence and destruction of property during protests and strikes in our country, particularly at university campuses.  While we understand and support the legitimate demands of students such as free education and proper accomodation, we will […]

 

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25/2/2016 – Debate: The impact of South Africa’s drought on the agricultural economy

ACDP Parliament Debate: The impact of South Africa’s drought on the agricultural economy Speech by Cheryllyn Dudley, MP & Whip Government must fast-track creation of a fund for agricultural risks ·        Concerned by reports that govt intends to relax rules on GMO’s to facilitate increased maize imports South Africa is currently experiencing one of the most severe […]

 

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22/02/2016 – Expropriation Bill 2015

ACDP Parliament Expropriation Bill 2015 Speech by Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip Expropriation Bill as it stands creates insecurity – ACDP ACDP calls for a court to approve compensation in cases of forced expropriation before this bill is passed Speedy land reform and infrastructure development – both worthy goals – are being unwisely used to condone […]

 

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23/02/2016 – Budget Speech 2016

ACDP Parliament General Notification ACDP Media Office   Budget Speech 2016 Greetings, Please find the link to the full Budget Speech 2016, as delivered by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan below. http://www.parliament.gov.za/content/speech~12.pdf

 

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23/02/2016 -Budget Speech 2016

ACDP Parliament Media Statement:Budget Speech  2016 Steve Swart, MP  ACDP broadly supports Gordhan’s balanced budget with the focus on fiscal consolidation Aim is to reduce budget deficit and debt levels, and to achieve a primary surplus Should go a some way to stimulate economic growth to create jobs, restore investor confidence and avoid a sovereign […]

 

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22/02/2016 – ACDP calls for bold and decisive steps from Gordhan’s budget

ACDP Parliament ACDP Budget Expectations Steve Swart, MP ACDP calls for bold and decisive steps from Gordhan’s budget Looming sovereign ratings downgrade must be avoided Investor confidence must be restored Economic growth must be stimulated to create jobs Drought in an already weak economy may cause recession ACDP MP and member of the Standing Committee […]

 

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17/02/216 – REPLY TO THE 2016 STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS

ACDP PARLIAMENT REPLY TO THE 2016 STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS ACDP PRESIDENT, REV KENNETH MESHOE, MP President Zuma a liability to South Africa Chairperson, The ACDP welcomes news of the President’s recent discussions with some of the leading CEOs of our business community to find solutions to slow economic growth. This must been seen, […]

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05/02/2016 – ACDP says Expropriation Bill as it stands creates insecurity

ACDP Parliament Media Statement Cheryllyn Dudley, MP & Whip ACDP says Expropriation Bill as it stands creates insecurity speedy land reform and infrastructure development are worthy goals being used unwisely to condone dismantling of constitutional protections from state abuse ACDP Member of Parliament, Cheryllyn Dudley, today said that, “The Expropriation Bill as it stands creates […]

 
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10/02/2016 – resident Zuma must apologise for wasting taxpayers’ money and fire his legal team

ACDP Parliament Media Statement: ACDP’s SONA Expectations ACDP President, Rev Kenneth Meshoe, MP Greatest challenge facing SA is unemployment, poverty and inequality ACDP Member of Parliament, Rev Kenneth Meshoe, today said that: “The ACDP expects President Jacob Zuma to apologise to South Africa for wasting taxpayers’ money with costs of various investigations and the present […]

 

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01/02/2016 – ACDP welcomes SA’s re-election to the AU Peace and Security Council

ACDP ParliamentACDP welcomes SA’s re-election to the AU Peace and Security Council The ACDP has welcomed South Africa’s re-election to the African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC) on 28 January 2016 at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa ahead of the AU Summit. ACDP Member of Parliament, Cheryllyn Dudley, today said that, “It is indeed in […]

 

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27/01/2016 – Freedom of religion and belief must be protected with increased vigor

ACDP Parliament Media Statement: Holocaust Remembrance Day Cheryllyn Dudley, MP & Whip Freedom of religion and belief must be protected with increased vigor ACDP MP Cheryllyn Dudley said today: “6 million Jewish people were the victims of Nazism but they were not the only ones -15 million other civilians were killed including millions of Slavs […]

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27/01/2016 – ACDP says attempts to equate abuse and violence with reasonable chastisement or a spanking are disingenuous

ACDP Parliament Media Statement Cheryllyn Dudley, MP & Whip ACDP says attempts to equate abuse and violence with reasonable chastisement or a spanking are disingenuous criminalising spanking does not achieve desired outcome and diverts resources away from where they are most needed  The African Christian Democratic Party has worked for many years to protect and defend […]

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25/01/2016 – ACDP strongly rejects concept of conditional municipal bursaries linked to virginity status

25 January 2016 ACDP Parliament Media Statement Cheryllyn Dudley, MP & Whip ACDP strongly rejects concept of conditional municipal bursaries linked to virginity status Calls on Ministers of Local & Provincial Government and Higher Education to investigate the situation ACDP MP Cheryllyn Dudley said today that, “The ACDP strongly rejects the concept of municipal bursaries for young women being […]

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26/12/2015 – ACDP concerned re Cabinet decision to go ahead with nuclear procurement programme

. ACDP concerned re Cabinet decision to go ahead with nuclear procurement programme * says building of more nuclear power stations will not only be financially disastrous but potentially disastrous ito environment aswell. * decision goes against global trends and not based on available information. ACDP MP Cheryllyn Dudley said today that “The ACDP does […]

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15/12/2015 – ACDP calls for the recall of President Zuma

MEDIA RELEASE Rev Kenneth Meshoe, M.P. and President of the ACDP 14th December 2015 ACDP calls for the recall of President Zuma * says Zuma must be held accountable for rand plummeting & impact on the financial markets as a result of axing Minister Nene * ACDP would support motion of no confidence brought against […]

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10/12/2015 – ACDP shocked at unexpected axing of Finance Minister

ACDP Parliament Media Statement Steve Swart, MP ACDP shocked at unexpected axing of Finance Minister Speculation that the reason is linked to Nene’s refusal to approve new SAA Airbus deal and not moving quickly enough on nuclear build programme MPs will have to protect National Treasury to ensure that the country does not go over the […]

 

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03/12/2015 – Oscar Pistorius murder conviction brings justice for Reeva Steenkamp

ACDP Parliament Media Statement Steve Swart, MP Oscar Pistorius murder conviction brings justice for Reeva Steenkamp ACDP MP and member of the Justice and Correctional Services Portfolio Committee, Steve Swart MP, has welcomed this morning’s decision given by Appeal Judge Leach in the Supreme Court of Appeal, overturning Judge Masipa’s High Court conviction of Mr […]

 

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01/12/2015 – UNIVERSAL CHILDREN’S DAY – ACDP says unnecessary human suffering could be alleviated by urgently needed approval and implementation of the SHNP Policy

MEDIA RELEASE                                          Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip         UNIVERSAL CHILDREN’S DAY – ACDP says unnecessary human suffering could be alleviated by urgently needed approval and implementation of the SHNP Policy. ————————————–  ————————— With the recent Universal Children’s Day in mind, the ACDP once again draws attention to Government’s failure to date to […]

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01/12/2015 – ACDP agrees ART is key but says ending the Aids epidemic will require more

 

ACDP Parliament Media Release Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip If notifiable from the start and a more consistent emphasis on consequences & lifestyle choices it would not be the epidemic it is today! World Aids Day 2015 calls for expanding antiretroviral therapy to all people living with HIV, the key according to the World Health […]

 

 

25/11/2015 – ACDP wishes colleagues in National Parliament well over Christmas period

ACDP Parliament Farewell Speech Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP wishes colleagues in National Parliament well over Christmas period With the 2015 Parliamentary Year under our belts so to speak it is a good time to take a moment to think about how much time we have spent together – Members, Officials and Staff – […]

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25/11/2015 – THE TAXATION LAWS AMENDMENT BILL AND THE TAX ADMINISTRATION LAWS AMENDENT BILL

THE TAXATION LAWS AMENDMENT BILL AND THE TAX ADMINISTRATION LAWS AMENDENT BILL STEVE SWART, ACDP MP Speaker/Chairperson, The Taxation Laws Amendment Bill and the Tax Administration laws Amendment Bill deals with various technical tax issues raised by the Minister of Finance during his Budget speech earlier this year. The main point of contention in the […]

 

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25/11/2015 – Environmental Affairs: Statement on Climate Change: National Impact & International Negotiations

ACDP Parliament Environmental Affairs: Statement on Climate Change: National Impact & International Negotiations By Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip Nuclear waste should concern us more The ACDP thanks you Honourable Minister for a rational approach to issues of ‘Climate Change’ – an approach that does not ignore development and job creation. An interesting perspective on […]

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18/11/2015 – Court date still to be set regarding case on removal of Christian ethos from schools

ACDP Parliament Constituency Update Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip After legal proceedings instituted by a secular group, Organisasie vir Godsdienste-Onderrig en Demokrasie (OGOD), in the South Gauteng High Court last year against six public schools, all of whom hold to Christian ethos and values, the ACDP among many other groups, saw it necessary to intervene in support […]

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17/11/2015 – Deepening democracy through strengthening citizen participation and accountability

ACDP Parliament Debate: Deepening democracy through strengthening citizen participation and accountability  Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip  ACDP calls on government to identify and pre-empt potential protests by ensuring people are heard The need for social change is on-going – firstly because society is never perfect and secondly the list of problems being expressed by people in […]

 

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17/11/2015 – ACDP says bus driver suspended for prayer a labour relations issue

 

ACDP Parliament Media Statement Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP says bus driver suspended for prayer a labour relations issue  The ACDP appreciates and respects the commitment of the bus driver concerned, to his Christian faith and that he has chosen to take it with him into his work place where it is also relevant, […]

  

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16/11/2015 – ACDP calls on SA Government and international community to condemn acts of terrorism against Israeli people

ACDP Parliament Media Statement Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP calls on SA Government and international community to condemn acts of terrorism against Israeli people A man and his 18-year old son are the most recent victims – murdered by Palestinian terrorists. Rabbi Yaakov Litman, in his early 40s, and his son Netanel, 18, were […]

 

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16/11/2015 – ACDP praying for the people of Paris and Lebanon and standing in solidarity against terrorism

ACDP Parliament Media Statement Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP praying for the people of Paris and Lebanon and standing in solidarity against terrorism ACDP Member of Parliament and member of its International Relations Portfolio Committee, Cheryllyn Dudley, today said: “ISIS have claimed responsibility for the Paris Attacks in which eight militants wearing explosive belts, […]

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12/11/2015 – Debate on 16 Days of Activism of No Violence Against Women and Children: Count me in: Together moving a non-violent South Africa forward Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip

ACDP Parliament Debate on 16 Days of Activism of No Violence Against Women and Children: Count me in: Together moving a non-violent South Africa forward Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP calls on government to urgently approve and implement Special Needs Housing Programme policy Another year and 16 Days of Activism of No Violence Against […]

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10/11/2015 – STATEMENT ON THE CRL RIGHTS COMMISSION’S INVESTIGATION ON CHURCHES

ACDP Parliament Media Statement ACDP President, Rev Kenneth Meshoe, MP STATEMENT ON THE CRL RIGHTS COMMISSION’S INVESTIGATION ON CHURCHES   The ACDP acknowledges that the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities is responding to concerns and complaints raised by a broad cross section of society with […]

 

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03/11/2015 – ACDP welcomes investigations into jobs for cash allegations

ACDP Parliament Media Release Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP welcomes investigations into jobs for cash allegations ACDP Member of Parliament, Cheryllyn Dudley, today said that “the ACDP calls on the Minister to take the practice of “selling” or arranging jobs for teachers or principals seriously and ensure that where evidence confirms these allegations that […]

 

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03/10/2015 – 2ND GLOBAL TUBERCULOSIS CAUCUS OF PARLIAMENTARIANS

2ND GLOBAL TUBERCULOSIS CAUCUS OF PARLIAMENTARIANS ACDP MP Cheryllyn Dudley   Statement The theme of this year’s World TB Day, “Reach the 3 Million: Reach, Treat, Cure Everyone” reflects the reality of a large proportion of tuberculosis patients going undetected each year, resulting in continued mortality, transmission and growing drug resistance. Clearly greater attention does […]

 
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03/11/2015 – ACDP sends condolences to defence minister

ACDP Parliament Media Statement ACDP President, Rev Kenneth Meshoe, MP ACDP sends condolences to defence minister ACDP President and Member of Parliament, Rev Kenneth Meshoe, today extended the ACDP’s condolences to Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula following the untimely death of her son. “On behalf of the ACDP, I wish to send our […]

 
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29/10/2015 – PetroSA exploration mission of more than R12 billion a great concern – says ACDP

ACDP PARLIAMENT STATEMENT IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY STEVE SWART, MP PetroSA exploration mission of more than R12 billion a great concern – says ACDP “At a time when state departments are facing with severe budgetary constraints, and there is a scramble to find additional funding for tertiary education, it is shocking that parastatals continue to […]

 
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SPEECH ON THE CRIMINAL MATTERS AMENDMENT BILL STEVE SWART, ACDP MP Speaker, the ACDP supports this Bill. The unacceptable high incidence of crime relating to essential infrastructure poses a risk to public safety, electricity supply, communications and transportation. It is disgraceful that unscrupulous criminals would jeopardise the lives of citizens through the theft of a […]

 
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27/10/2015 – DEBATE ON HIGHER EDUCATION TRANSFORMATION

Speech by Rev KRJ Meshoe MP      Speaker, South Africans agree that tertiary education in South Africa has become very expensive and unaffordable for most students across diverse communities. That is why the ACDP supports and will continue to support the legitimate demands of students and their non-violence protests. We have noted with great […]

 
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26/10/2015 – ACDP wishes learners writing in all provinces every success

ACDP Parliament Media Release Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP wishes learners writing in all provinces every success The ACDP notes that Grade 12 candidates, country-wide, will put their pens to paper as they kick off with the 2015 National Senior Certificate Examinations today. The class of 2015 will today start the process of examination with Accounting, […]

 
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21/1 0/2015 – ACDP against increase of student fees

ACDP Parliament Media Statement ACDP President, Rev Kenneth Meshoe, MP ACDP President and Member of Parliament, Rev Kenneth Meshoe, today addressed the issue of fee increases planned for universities across the country as chaos erupted outside of Parliament. Rev Meshoe said that, “Tertiary education in South Africa has become expensive and unaffordable for many students […]

 
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21/10/2015 – ACDP expresses concerns about slow economic growth, given global economic uncertainties and domestic challenges, including the power crisis and strike action

ACDP Parliament Media Release Steve Swart, MP (Member of the Standing Committee on Finance) ACDP expresses concerns about slow economic growth, given global economic uncertainties and domestic challenges, including the power crisis and strike action Expresses concern about slow economic growth caused by global economic uncertainties, the power crisis, strike action, education and skills challenges, […]

 
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16/10/2015 – ACDP CALLS ON TRANSPORT MINISTER TO ENSURE RELEVANT AUTHORITIES INVESTIGATE COLLAPSE OF GAUTENG WALK-WAY SPEEDILY

.  The ACDP welcomes the Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters call on relevant authorities to conduct a thorough investigation following the collapse of the bridge carry structure on Grayston drive, Sandton yesterday. The structure is part of a walk-way bridge that was being constructed for the estimated 10 000 pedestrians who cross the Grayston off […]

 
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20/10/2015 – ANC’s deterrence of South Africans to travel to Israel a bid to fuel propaganda war and block facts from being witnessed

  ACDP Parliament Media Statement ACDP President, Rev Kenneth Meshoe, MP ANC’s deterrence of South Africans to travel to Israel a bid to fuel propaganda war and block facts from being witnessed According to recent media reports, the ANC National General Council recommended that “travel to Israel be discouraged, unless it promotes solidarity with the […]

 
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19/10/2015 – ACDP says Hamas Visit to SA in face of Govt silence on Hamas’ violence and incitement to murder undermines democratic values

ACDP Parliament Media Statement Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP says Hamas Visit to SA in face of Govt silence on Hamas’ violence and incitement to murder undermines democratic values “Hamas, like Boko Haram and Al Shabab, is an Islamist extremist movement committed to extending the global Islamic Caliphate through radical violence” – Cheryllyn Dudley  […]

 
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19/05/2015 – ACDP condemns attack on two couples in Rhodes Park

ACDP Parliament Media Statement Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP condemns attack on two couples in Rhodes Park ACDP Member of Parliament, Cheryllyn Dudley has condemned the attack on two couples, enjoying a late afternoon walk, by a gang of about 12 men in Rhodes Park in Kensington, Johannesburg, on Saturday afternoon. The two men […]

 
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15/10/2015 – ACDP disappointed that questions were blocked by chairperson in justice committee meeting

ACDP Parliament Media Statement Steve Swart, MP ACDP disappointed that questions were blocked by chairperson in justice committee meeting Chairperson’s decision severely undermines parliament’s ability to exercise effective oversight ACDP MP and member of the Justice and Correctional Services Portfolio Committee, Steve Swart, has expressed “severe disappointment” that questions about senior members of the NPA […]

 
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13/10/2015 – ACDP calls on SA Government and Global community to condemn instructional videos urging Palestinians to knife Jews

ACDP Parliament Media Statement Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip  ACDP calls on SA Government and Global community to condemn instructional videos urging Palestinians to knife Jews incitement to murder cannot be condoned and should not be allowed to continue without an appropriate outcry from the global community calls for all parties to apply sincere efforts […]

 
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08/10/2015 – ACDP welcomes Appeal Court finding on Public Protector’s powers

  ACDP Parliament Steve Swart, MP ACDP welcomes Appeal Court finding on Public Protector’s powers Has major implications for Police Minister’s Nkandla Report accepted by Parliament ACDP MP and spokesperson on Justice matters, Steve Swart, has welcomed today’s Supreme Court of Appeal judgement which confirmed the Public Protector’s powers in dismissing SABC COO’s Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s […]

 
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06/10/2015 – ACDP welcomes focus on programmes that honour and encourage dedicated and hard-working teachers

ACDP Parliament Media Statement Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP welcomes focus on programmes that honour and encourage dedicated and hard-working teachers The ACDP joins the global community in expressing thanks and appreciation for teachers on World Teacher’s day (5 October) – a day set aside to raise awareness and understanding of the work and […]

 
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02/10/2015 – ACDP calls on government and national liquor authority to back words with actions

ACDP calls on government and national liquor authority to back words with actions * says producers and manufacturers must be held liable for liquor products found in illegal outlets in addition to closing outlets down * says regulations should be scrutinized by communities and challenged if they do not adequately protect families * links between […]

 
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29/09/2015 – ACDP to introduce bill on paternity leave

ACDP Parliament Media Release Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP to introduce bill on paternity leave ACDP Member of Parliament, Cheryllyn Dudley, has submitted the Labour Laws Amendment Bill, a Private Members’ Bill, to National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete for introduction. Dudley has requested that the bill be published in the Government Gazette, October 2015. More information […]

 
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21/09/2015 – Summit of Parliamentarians Concludes with Action Letters and Resolution

ACDP Parliament Media Release Office of the Chief Whip Summit of Parliamentarians Concludes with Action Letters and Resolution In the face of rising religious persecution of people on the grounds of faith or belief, parliamentarians from almost 50 countries concluded an unprecedented summit discussing ways to advance freedom of religion or belief for all in New York. […]

 
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10/09/2015 – ACDP CONGRATULATES EXPEDITION FIND

ACDP Parliament Media Release Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP CONGRATULATES EXPEDITION FIND Supports scientific endeavors believing many hidden mysteries still to be discovered by mankind The ACDP would like to congratulate the Rising Star Expedition – a team of scientists and researchers, led by Wits University professor Lee Berger – on their find in Maropeng […]

 
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09/09/2015 – SPEECH ON TOPIC FOR DISCUSSION: THE ONGOING SCOURGE OF CORRUPTION IN SOUTH AFRICA AND MEASURES TO COMBAT THIS

SPEECH ON TOPIC FOR DISCUSSION: THE ONGOING SCOURGE OF CORRUPTION IN SOUTH AFRICA AND MEASURES TO COMBAT THIS STEVE SWART, ACDP MP Speaker/chairperson The ACDP shares the view that corruption remains one of the most significant challenges to good governance, sustainable economic growth, peace stability and development in South Africa. Corruption may outrage the middle […]

 
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03/09/2015 – STATEMENT – ADOPTION SOCIAL WORK

STATEMENT – ADOPTION SOCIAL WORK Cheryllyn Dudley MP ACDP The ACDP acknowledges work being done on amendments to the Children’s Act which includes attention to improving the adoption process.  A process that is currently leaving many adoption social workers feeling frustrated and disrespected. A spokesperson on the Professional Board for Social Work at the SA […]

 
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18/08/2015 – ACDP says more must be done to ensure farmers’ protection and guarantee of food security

ACDP Parliament Statement in the National Assembly Rev Kenneth Meshoe, MP   ACDP says more must be done to ensure farmers’ protection and guarantee of food security   According to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation, the world’s population will increase by one third between now and 2050. If current income and consumption growth […]

 
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18/08/2015 – The growing economic crisis facing South Africa

ACDP Parliament The growing economic crisis facing South Africa Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip Greater focus must be encouraged on production of renewable energy “Joblessness, poverty, education and skills are key issues demanding our attention however the energy crisis may well trump all issues vying for attention as without sufficient energy to drive the economy the chance […]

 
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17/08/2015 – ACDP welcomes new DBE Director-General

ACDP Parliament Media Statement Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP welcomes new DBE Director-General expectations include significantly increased growth, vastly improved quality education and efficiency throughout the sector  The ACDP would like to recognize and welcome the appointment of the new Director-General for Basic Education, Mr Mathanzima Hubert Mweli. Mr Mweli comes to the position with a wealth of experience […]

 
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18/08/2015 – ACDP supports motion to substitute ANC Report on Nkandla with that of opposition parties

ACDP Parliament Speech on the Report of Ad Hoc Committee on Report of Minister of Police in reply to recommendations of previous Ad Hoc Committee By Steve Swart, MP ACDP supports motion to substitute ANC Report on Nkandla with that of opposition parties “Speaker/Chairperson, The ACDP will support the DA motion to substitute the ANC’s Report […]

 
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14/08/2015 – ACDP says security staff and police officials involved in Marikana mineworkers’ deaths must face criminal prosecution for justice to be served

ACDP Parliament Debate on Matter of Public Importance: The Marikana Commission Report Steve Swart, MP ACDP says security staff and police officials involved in Marikana mineworkers’ deaths must face criminal prosecution for justice to be served “Madam Speaker/Chairperson, The ACDP has noted the Marikana Commission Report in which Lonmin, trade unions AMCU and NUM, and […]

 
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13/08/2015 – ACDP supports bill to establish new regulatory agency for medicines

ACDP Parliament Medicines and Related Substances Amendment Bill Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP supports bill to establish new regulatory agency for medicines This legislation which aims to strengthen regulatory practice and establish a new regulatory agency for medicines, paves the way for the Department of Health to replace the Medicine Control Council (the MCC). The new agency, the South […]

 
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11/08/2015 – ACDP calls on government to prioritise and improve FASD prevention and treatment

ACDP Parliament National Women’s Day Debate: Women united in moving South Africa Forward Speech by Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP calls on government to prioritise and improve FASD prevention and treatment “Something that has been troubling us for the longest time in South Africa is the prevalence of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (known as FASD).  This disorder with its far […]

 
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05/08/2015 – ACDP President urges DA MP to apologise to UCT student

ACDP Parliament Debate on International Mandela Day Speech by ACDP President, Rev Kenneth Meshoe, MP ACDP President urges DA MP to apologise to UCT student “Madame Speaker, Sound values and good reasons to honour former President Mandela and to celebrate International Mandela Day include forgiveness, reconciliation, respect, unity and nation building. Tata Mandela was a […]

 
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05/08/2015 – ACDP welcomes focus on improving qualifications for Grade R teachers

ACDP Parliament Media Release Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP welcomes focus on improving qualifications for Grade R teachers calls on department to ensure that measures are in place to urgently increase capacity of Higher Education Institutes The ACDP notes the report by the Auditor-General on unqualified and under-qualified teachers for the year 2013. The […]

 
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04/08/2015 – Debate: Transforming the mining sector and ensuring it remains a sustainable industry

ACDP Parliament Speech by Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip Debate:  Transforming the mining sector and ensuring it remains a sustainable industry ACDP welcomes indications of progress in mining sector On the state of transformation in South Africa’s mining sector – including ownership, human resources development, procurement and enterprise development, improvement of employees’ housing and living […]

 
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03/08/2015 – ACDP says DA MP has abused power of his position in a discriminatory manner

ACDP Parliament Media Release ACDP President, Rev Kenneth Meshoe, MP   The ACDP holds a similar view to that of UCT Vice-Chancellor Dr Max Price on the Zizipho Pae issue. The ACDP has always spoken out against violence, corrective rape and undue discrimination against the LGBT community. We have also stated our disagreement with the […]

 
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28/07/2015 – Statement by Dr Max Price, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town, regarding the matter of ZIZIPHO PAE

ACDP Parliament Office of the Chief Whip, Cheryllyn Dudley, MP Statement by Dr Max Price, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town, regarding the matter of ZIZIPHO PAE “We have no future unless it is a shared future we must respect each others right to hold a different opinion from our own and each other’s […]

 
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22/07/2015 – Burundi government refusal to find political solution undermines African efforts toward ‘the Africa we want’

ACDP Parliament Media Release Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP saddened by events presently destabilizing Burundi Burundi government refusal to find political solution undermines African efforts toward ‘the Africa we want’ ACDP MP and Member on the International Relations Committee at Parliament, Cheryllyn Dudley, said today that, “South Africa offered to broker talks in Burundi […]

 
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22/07/2015 – ACDP saddened by events presently destabilizing Burundi

ACDP Parliament Media Release Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP saddened by events presently destabilizing Burundi Burundi government refusal to find political solution undermines African efforts toward ‘the Africa we want’ ACDP MP and Member on the International Relations Committee at Parliament, Cheryllyn Dudley, said today that, “South Africa offered to broker talks in Burundi […]

 
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20/07/2015 – ACDP commends SPCA’s response that led to arrest of self-styled prophet

ACDP Parliament Media Release ACDP President, Rev Kenneth Meshoe, MP ACDP commends SPCA’s response that led to arrest of self-styled prophet The ACDP welcomes reports that Penuel Mnguni has been arrested and commends the speedy response by the SPCA that led to his arrest. While animal rights activists are defending the rights of animals that […]

 
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15/07/2015 – Self-styled prophets must stop disgraceful conduct

ACDP Parliament Media Release ACDP President, Rev Kenneth Meshoe, MP Self-styled prophets must stop disgraceful conduct ACDP President, Rev Kenneth Meshoe, today said that religious leaders and self-styled prophets who make their followers eat grass, snakes, hair, rats, and even drink petrol, are abusing the trust of their members and should be instructed to stop […]

 
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30/06/2015 – ACDP calls for ‘sober thinking’ over student’s opinion on US Supreme Court’s decision to legalise same-sex marriage

ACDP Parliament Media Statement ACDP President, Rev Kenneth Meshoe MP ACDP calls for ‘sober thinking’ over student’s opinion on US Supreme Court’s decision to legalise same-sex marriage The ACDP is shocked by the storm that has been caused over a facebook status made by University of Cape Town student, Zizipho Pae, when she compared the […]

 
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26/06/2015 – ACDP calls for suspension of Police Commissioner pending Inquiry

ACDP Parliament Media Statement on the Marikana Report ACDP President, Rev Kenneth Meshoe, MP ACDP calls for suspension of Police Commissioner pending Inquiry   “The ACDP notes President Zuma’s summary of the findings and recommendations of the Marikana Commission Report, which he released last night. While we will need to study the Report’s full 600 […]

 
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25/06/2015 – Causes for school dropouts revealed

Ferlon Christians, MPP, ACDP Western Cape Leader Causes for school dropouts revealed “The causes of school dropouts is a tragedy. Therefore it is essential that these causes be combatted so that our children can complete school”, says African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) Western Cape Leader, Ferlon Christians. The ACDP Leader was commenting on the findings […]

 
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24/06/2015 – SPEECH ON THE ESKOM SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL AND THE ESKOM SUBORDINATED LOAN SPECIAL APPROPRIATION AMENDMENT BILL

ACDP Parliament Steve Swart, MP SPEECH ON THE ESKOM SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL AND THE ESKOM SUBORDINATED LOAN SPECIAL APPROPRIATION AMENDMENT BILL “Speaker/Chairperson, The Minister of Finance announced in his 2015 budget vote that Government would allocate R23bn to Eskom, appropriated in three tranches: R10bn in June 2015, R10bn in December 2015, and R3bn in 2016/17. […]

 
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23/06/2015 – Speech on the Maintenance Amendment Bill

ACDP Parliament Speech on the Maintenance Amendment Bill Steve Swart, MP “Speaker/Chairperson The ACDP has always believed that healthy families form the bedrock of healthy societies. Regrettably, however, we have many dysfunctional families, with absent fathers being a particular problem. Many millions of South African children grow up in single parent households, and in thousands […]

 
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23/06/2015 – Parliament Debate – The implications of the attendance and departure of President Omar Al-Bashir from the African Union Summit in South Africa.

Parliament Debate – The implications of the attendance and departure of President Omar Al-Bashir from the African Union Summit in South Africa. Cheryllyn Dudley MP ACDP As the Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Research Office pointed out – there could be some validity to the argument that the International Criminal Court (ICC) has shown a bias against […]

 
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23/06/2015 – Roadblocks net offenders

Ferlon Christians, MPP. ACDP Western Cape Leader Roadblocks net offenders “The traffic officers have done a superb job. Our roads are safer because these diligent and hard- working officers are on duty. ”, says African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) Western Cape Leader, Ferlon Christians. The ACDP Leader was commenting on the fact that traffic officers […]

 
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23/06/2015 – ACDP Says attack on Afghan Parliament is attack on democracy and an attempt to disregard the will of the people

ACDP Parliament Media Release Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP Says attack on Afghan Parliament is attack on democracy and an attempt to disregard the will of the people commends Afghan people who stand firm in face of terrorism   welcomes IPU attempt to gain global support to enable MP’s to safely carry out their work […]

 
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17/06/2015 – Speech on the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act Amendment Bill

Speech on the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act Amendment Bill Steve Swart, ACDP MP, Chairperson, The Amendment Bill arises from two Constitutional Court judgments dealing with adolescent sexual activities. The Teddy Bear Clinic case declared sections 15 and 16 of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act unconstitutional […]

 
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15/05/2015 – ACDP CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO COMPLY WITH INTERNATIONAL OBLIGATIONS AND ARREST – AL-BASHIR

Media Release by Rev Kenneth Meshoe, MP and President of the ACDP ACDP Parliament ACDP CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO COMPLY WITH INTERNATIONAL OBLIGATIONS AND ARREST – AL-BASHIR * victims of those war crimes have been crying out for justice for more than ten years * says despite SA being in diplomatic quandary – Al Bashir […]

 
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17/06/2015 – New requirements when travelling with children to, from or transferring through South Africa

Question asked by ACDP MP Cheryllyn Dudley New requirements when travelling with children to, from or transferring through South Africa Question: From 1 June 2015 (affecting all flights arriving or departing South Africa from 1 June), the Immigration department in South Africa is changing the requirements for all children under 18 years of age who […]

 
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10/06/2015 – Question asked in Parliament – eTOLL’s

Question asked in Parliament: Rev K R J MESHOE: Speaker, Deputy President, I must say, from the beginning, that the ACDP agrees with the user-pays principle even though we do not agree with the e-toll system. Rev K R J MESHOE: We maintain that a fuel levy would have been a better option to pay […]

 
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15/06/2015 – ACDP claims Grade 9 pupil gang-raped

ACDP claims Grade 9 pupil gang-raped By Warda Meyer The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) has called on the Western Cape government to launch an immediate probe into allegations that a Grade 9 pupil was gang-raped and attacked during school hours by fellow students believed to be linked to a notorious Cape Flats gang. Details […]

 
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12/06/2015 – ACDP WELCOMES GOVERNMENT & PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES WORKING TOGETHER TO ADDRESS DRUG STOCK OUTS

ACDP WELCOMES GOVERNMENT & PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES WORKING TOGETHER TO ADDRESS DRUG STOCK OUTS * calls on DOH to closely monitor situation and implement all measures necessary to ensure availability of medicines ACDP MP and Health spokesperson Cheryllyn Dudley said today that: “the ACDP welcomes Government and pharmaceutical companies working together to address drug stock outs.” […]

 
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11/06/2015 – YOUTH DAY DEBATE: ADVANCING OUR COLLECTIVE EFFORTS FOR SUSTAINABLE NATIONAL YOUTH DEVELOPMENT BY 2030

ACDP PARLIAMENT YOUTH DAY DEBATE: ADVANCING OUR COLLECTIVE EFFORTS FOR SUSTAINABLE NATIONAL YOUTH DEVELOPMENT BY 2030 SPEECH BY CHERYLLYN DUDLEY, MP AND WHIP ACDP encourages Youth to ‘go the extra mile’ “Honourable Speaker, As we debate today it would be helpful for us to consider the mantra ‘…nothing about us without us!’ Sadly – with […]

 
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10/06/2015 – ENERGY VOTE

ENERGY VOTE Cheryllyn Dudley MP ACDP Just some of the reasons the ACDP will not support this vote include the ESKOM issue which has been allowed to escalate unabated and the building of more nuclear power stations at horrendous cost financially and other! We believe this decision which goes against global trends is not based […]

 
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10/06/2015 – Human Settlements VOTE 38

Human Settlements VOTE 38 Cheryllyn Dudley MP ACDP The ACDP will support this vote but would like to repeat our concern about provision of special housing. We are aware that NGOs and Civil Society have been advocating for more than 15 years for capital funding to be made available to NPOs for the provision of […]

 
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10/06/2015 – Rural Development and Land – Votes

Rural Development and Land – Votes Cheryllyn Dudley MP ACDP South Africa needs growth at 6% of GDP a year, plus increased investment and employment and rural development is as dependent on this as any other sector. The ACDP has expressed concern that several pieces of legislation are in the wings that have the potential […]

 
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10/06/2015 – Basic Education Vote

10 June 2015 Basic Education Vote Cheryllyn Dudley MP ACDP The ACDP would like to take this opportunity to highlight education challenges still facing children with disabilities. The education of children with disabilities relies heavily on accessibility, correct infrastructure, suitably qualified teachers and assistive devices – if mainstreaming is to be successful these are non-negotiable. […]

 
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09/06/2015 – ACDP NOTES EFFORTS TO ERADICATE EXAM IRREGULARITIES

ACDP Parliament Media Release Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP NOTES EFFORTS TO ERADICATE EXAM IRREGULARITIES Calls on all concerned to leave no opportunity for irregularities to go undetected ACDP Member of Parliament, Cheryllyn Dudley, today said that: “The ACDP like so many others, has expressed concern over the ‘group copying’ that was uncovered in […]

 
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08/06/2015 – ACDP WELCOMES DRAFT POLICY ON STANDARDS FOR SCHOOL PRINCIPALS

ACDP Parliament Media Release Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP WELCOMES DRAFT POLICY ON STANDARDS FOR SCHOOL PRINCIPALS * Says success and failures of many schools closely linked to management capabilities of Principals * Calls on public to participate in process to follow as initiative important en route to achieving excellence in education The ACDP […]

 
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04/06/2015 – SA’s past should be preserved alongside new South African ethos and unifying symbols

ACDP PARLIAMENT SPEECH BY REV KRJ MESHOE, MP DEBATE ON THE RELEVANCE OF SYMBOLS IN BUILDING A NEW DEMOCRATIC HERITAGE IN LIGHT OF RECENT CAMPAIGNS TO REMOVE CERTAIN STATUES SA’s past should be preserved alongside new South African ethos and unifying symbols  “Speaker, The ACDP welcomes this debate on the relevance of symbols in building […]

 
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04/06/2015 – ACDP calls for investigation into building inspection practices

ACDP Parliament Media Statement Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP calls for investigation into building inspection practices  Calls on municipalities to look into competence of municipal building inspectors and National Home Builders Registration Council(NHBRC) The ACDP is very concerned about yet another structural collapse, this time at Sandton City in Johannesburg. A woman is recovering in hospital after roof material fell on her while walking […]

 
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03/06/2015 – ACDP rejects ANC motion on ad-hoc committee dealing with Nkandla upgrades

ACDP PARLIAMENT STEVE SWART, MP Declaration on the Chief Whip’s motion regarding the establishment of an ad hoc committee to consider the report by the Minister of Police tabled on 28 May 2015 on the Nkandla Security Upgrades ACDP rejects ANC motion on ad-hoc committee dealing with Nkandla upgrades *Supports DA amendment to motion “Chairperson, […]

 
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02/05/2015 – VIP Connect Video Interview

ACDP Parliament VIP Connect Video Interview Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP Member of Parliament, Cheryllyn Dudley, today sat down for a VIP Connect Interview in a bid to broaden the Youth’s options when it comes to elections, especially in terms of getting to know Members of Parliament, various parties and its policies. Cheryllyn addressed […]

 
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02/05/2015 – Budget Vote 2: Parliament

ACDP Parliament Budget Vote 2: Parliament Speech by Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP supports shift in focus from drafting legislation to conducting oversight of all organs of state, including provincial and local spheres of government Budget reductions affect compensation of employees – union activity and disruptions will impact negatively “Madam Speaker, The ACDP notes […]

 
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28/05/2015 – Debate on Africa Day: We are Africa – United in our Diversity in Advancing the Ideals of Agenda Speech by Rev KRJ Meshoe, MP

African Christian Democratic Party Debate on Africa Day: We are Africa – United in our Diversity in Advancing the Ideals of Agenda Speech by Rev KRJ Meshoe, MP Diversity, transparency, accountability, and integrity should be embraced if we want to see Agenda 2063 become a reality “Speaker, The significance of this day is to reflect […]

 
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28/05/2015 – ACDP shocked at Minister of Police report on Nkandla expenditure

ACDP Parliament Media Statement ACDP President, Rev Kenneth Meshoe, MP ACDP shocked at Minister of Police report on Nkandla expenditure Flies directly in the face of Public Protector’s Report ACDP President, Rev Kenneth Meshoe, today expressed shock and disbelief that Minister of Police, Mr Nkosinathi Nhleko, has found that President Jacob Zuma is not liable […]

 
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26/05/2015 – ACDP welcomes investigation into beating of grade four pupil

African Christian Democratic Party ACDP Parliament Media Release Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP welcomes investigation into beating of grade four pupil A learner at Ndindi Primary School in Lusikisiki in the Eastern Cape has lost his eye after he was allegedly beaten with a stick by his teacher. The Grade 4 pupil was operated […]

 
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26/05/2015 – Budget Vote 1: Presidency

African Christian Democratic Party ACDP Parliament Budget Vote 1: Presidency Speech by Rev KRJ Meshoe MP ACDP disappointed that Marikana report will only be released in June “Speaker, The ACDP welcomes the formal apology that President Zuma made to his Mozambican counterpart, President Filepe Nyusi, for the death of Mozambicans during the recent wave of […]

 
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21/05/2015 – Speech on Budget Vote 34: Trade and Industry

Speech on Budget Vote 34: Trade and Industry Steve Swart, ACDP MP Speaker/ Chairperson The National Development Plan emphasises the role of accelerated, inclusive economic growth that will reduce unemployment and inequality. This department plays a key role in this regard. A key element for economic growth is to increase value added exports. While new […]

 
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21/05/2015 – INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS BUDGET VOTE 35

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS BUDGET VOTE 35 Cheryllyn Dudley MP ACDP Overall, the ACDP recognises the enormous work being done by the department on a very limited budget and the difficulty of finding the delicate balance in diplomacy of sticking to our principles and keeping friendly relations in order to benefit from trade relations and peace. We […]

 
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15/05/2015 – CONDOMS AT PRIMARY SCHOOLS: YES or NO

Ferlon Christians, MPP and ACDP Western Cape Leader Condoms at primary schools: yes or no. “The Issuing of condoms at primary schools should not even be considered. Minors should instead be taught abstinence instead of how to use condoms at primary schools”, says African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) Western Cape Leader, Ferlon Christians. The ACDP […]

 
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19/05/2015 – Budget Vote 22: Office of the Chief Justice and Judicial Administration

ACDP Parliament Budget Vote 22: Office of the Chief Justice and Judicial Administration Speech by Steve Swart, MP Serious underfunding a constraint “Speaker, The ACDP wishes to congratulate the Office of the Chief Justice for becoming fully operational as a new department with its own budget vote as from 1 April 2015. It was proclaimed […]

 
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19/05/2015 – Speech on Budget Vote 21: Justice

ACDP Parliament Speech on Budget Vote 21:  Justice Steve Swart, MP ACDP Protects Public Protector in Justice Debate Implementation of SAHRC 2010 report on xenophobia may have prevented latest spate of attacks “Speaker/Chairperson, As far as the department’s budget of R9.4bn in general is concerned, the ACDP appreciates that the department is facing many and […]

 
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20/05/2015 – BUDGET VOTE 31: SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

BUDGET VOTE 31: SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT Speech by Rev KRJ Meshoe MP Chairperson Almost all countries with growing economies have the Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) as an important source of employment and economic growth. South Africa is unfortunately lagging behind on this front. To correct this, the Department of Small Business Development has […]

 
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20/05/2015 – Speech on Budget Vote 18: Correctional Services

Speech on Budget Vote 18:  Correctional Services Steve Swart, ACDP  MP, Chairperson, Minister The ACDP would firstly like to join other parties in extending our deepest condolences to DCS, the families and friends of the eight officials who died in the tragic vehicle collision outside Swellendam recently. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. […]

 
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19/05/2015 – Debate on Vote No 26 – Energy

ACDP Parliament Debate on Vote No 26 – Energy Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP says nuclear decision against global trends not based on available information and in best interests of Russia, China and France rather than South Africa “Speaker, South Africa has a clear Development Plan and growth is the objective. Without the required energy […]

 
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15/05/2015 – BUDGET VOTE 23 + 20: POLICE AND INDEPENDENT POLICE AND INVESTIGATIVE DIRECTORATE

BUDGET VOTE 23 + 20: POLICE AND INDEPENDENT POLICE AND INVESTIGATIVE DIRECTORATE Speech by Rev KRJ Meshoe MP The National Development Plan (NDP) envisioned that by2030, South Africans would feel safe everywhere, especially in their homes and schools, and would enjoy life in their communities without fear of criminals. Unfortunately that is presently not the […]

 
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13/05/2015 – SPEECH ON PUBLIC SERVICE AND ADMINISTRATION

SPEECH ON PUBLIC SERVICE AND ADMINISTRATION STEVE SWART, ACDP MP Chairperson The ACDP again wishes to express its deepest condolences on the untimely death of Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with his family and friends. He leaves a rich legacy and will be sorely missed. We […]

 
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12/05/2015 – SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT BUDGET VOTE

SPEECH ON SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT BUDGET VOTE STEVE SWART, ACDP MP Speaker/Chairperson The aim of the department of social development is to ensure protection against vulnerability by creating an enabling environment for the provision of a comprehensive integrated and sustainable social development service. The ACDP wishes to thank and commend those many thousands of social workers […]

 
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11/05/2015 – ACDP congratulates newly-elected DA leader on landslide victory

ACDP Parliament Media Release ACDP President Rev KRJ Meshoe, MP ACDP congratulates newly-elected DA leader on landslide victory On behalf of the ACDP I wish to congratulate Mr Mmusi Maimane for winning the DA Federal Leadership Election by a landslide majority of about 90% and thus becoming the first elected black leader of the Democratic […]

 
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08/05/2015 – RURAL DEVELOPMENT & LAND BUDGET

RURAL DEVELOPMENT & LAND BUDGET Cheryllyn Dudley MP ACDP Madam Speaker Apartheid restrictions on African land and home ownership were among the most damaging aspects of past racial discrimination. Since these restrictions began to crumble in 1975 – and were finally abolished in 1991 – African ownership of houses, land, and other assets has finally […]

 
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08/05/2015 – ACDP agrees with Constitutional Court’s criticism of Parliamentary delay

ACDP Parliament Media Statement Steve Swart, MP  ACDP agrees with Constitutional Court’s criticism of Parliamentary delay    ACDP raises the additional concerns of delays in Executive tabling amending legislation   ACDP MP and member of the Portfolio Committee of Justice and Correctional Services, Steve Swart, today agreed with Deputy Chief Justice, Dikgang Moseneke’s criticism of […]

 
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07/05/2015 – Human Settlements – Budget Vote 38

ACDP Parliament Human Settlements – Budget Vote 38 Speech by Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP requests status of programme on Special Housing Needs Policy “Honourable Speaker, The need to deliver suitable housing is as pressing as ever with an estimated 2.3 million households still in need of suitable living conditions. The ACDP has always […]

 
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06/05/2015 – ACDP calls for skills-based education for children with disabilities to carry out work in the 21st century

ACDP Parliament Basic Education – Budget Vote 14 Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip   ACDP calls for skills-based education for children with disabilities to carry out work in the 21st century “Speaker, Basic Education is the sector on which government spends the most. Over the next three years, roughly R640 billion will go towards basic […]

 
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06/05/2015 – ACDP supports Bank’s Bill to rescue African Bank

ACDP Parliament Speech on the Banks Amendment Bill Steve Swart, MP ACDP supports Bank’s Bill to rescue African Bank “Speaker/Chairperson, The ACDP agrees that a sound banking system and financial stability are key to ensuring long-term sustainable economic growth. Failed banks have the potential to cause substantial disruption to the financial system, and impact the […]

 
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06/05/2015 – BUDGET VOTE 11: PUBLIC WORKS

BUDGET VOTE 11: PUBLIC WORKS Speech by Rev KRJ Meshoe MP Chairperson From the onset, I want to give credit to the honourable Minister Nxesi and his deputy, honourable Cronin, for receiving an unqualified audit for the last financial year. We must admit that they have done fairly well when one considers the fact that […]

 
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05/05/2015 – Health Budget Vote 16

Health Budget Vote 16. Cheryllyn Dudley MP ACDP TUESDAY 5 May 2015 14:00 – 16:30 (NA Chamber) Hon Minister, the ACDP would like to use this opportunity to raise the issue of state prison health where there is one professional nurse for every 195 inmates and one doctor for over14 thousand prisoners! According to the […]

 
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05/05/2015 – DEBATE ON FREEDOM DAY: CONSOLIDATION OF OUR FREEDOM THROUGH ACCELERATING ECONOMIC TRANFORMATION

DEBATE ON FREEDOM DAY: CONSOLIDATION OF OUR FREEDOM THROUGH ACCELERATING ECONOMIC TRANFORMATION Speech by Rev KRJ Meshoe MP   Speaker, In his book “The Burden of Freedom”, the late Dr Myles Munroe, reminds us that “the source of freedom is not legislation … but rather knowledge – the discovery of information powerful enough to set […]

 
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05/05/2015 – ACDP encouraged by SA Minister’s response and UK Judge granting judicial review of doctor-assisted suicide policy

ACDP Parliament Media Statement Cheryllyn Dudley, MP and Whip ACDP encouraged by SA Minister’s response and UK Judge granting judicial review of doctor-assisted suicide policy ACDP Member of Parliament, Cheryllyn Dudley, today said the ACDP is encouraged by the response of the South African Minister of Justice and Correctional Services on the assisted suicide debate. […]

 
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