All parliamentary appearances

Entries 61 to 70 of 1252.

  • 18 May 2017 in National Assembly: We have visited some countries where this Committee can really bite. When there is need to bite, they will bite immediately and the biting will be so severe that people will realise there is a committee. One of my prayers to this House is that in the 12th Parliament, PAC needs to be given powers so that when things like this come to this House and such recommendations are adopted by the House--- This will ensure that Members of Parliament who are so hardworking like Hon. Gumbo do not think that what they are doing is in vain. Look at ... view
  • 18 May 2017 in National Assembly: We have visited some countries where this Committee can really bite. When there is need to bite, they will bite immediately and the biting will be so severe that people will realise there is a committee. One of my prayers to this House is that in the 12th Parliament, PAC needs to be given powers so that when things like this come to this House and such recommendations are adopted by the House--- This will ensure that Members of Parliament who are so hardworking like Hon. Gumbo do not think that what they are doing is in vain. Look at ... view
  • 17 May 2017 in National Assembly: Thank you, Hon. Speaker. I rise to second this Procedural Motion on the exemption of a Bill from the provisions of Standing Order No.141(1). We are all aware about the Division of Revenue Bill which this House passed. As a result of the amendments done by the Senate and the failure of the Mediation Committee to agree on the proposed change, it was not possible to get the Bill passed. On the basis of that, bearing in mind the importance of this Bill, I want to urge my colleagues that we pass this Procedural Motion so that we get debate ... view
  • 17 May 2017 in National Assembly: Thank you, Hon. Speaker. I rise to second this Procedural Motion on the exemption of a Bill from the provisions of Standing Order No.141(1). We are all aware about the Division of Revenue Bill which this House passed. As a result of the amendments done by the Senate and the failure of the Mediation Committee to agree on the proposed change, it was not possible to get the Bill passed. On the basis of that, bearing in mind the importance of this Bill, I want to urge my colleagues that we pass this Procedural Motion so that we get debate ... view
  • 17 May 2017 in National Assembly: Thank you, Hon. Speaker. I want to second the Procedural Motion relating to reduction of the publication period of the Bill from 14 days to six days. I cannot agree more with my Chairman of the Budget and Appropriations Committee. We now have the experience in terms of what is involved in budget-making. I think we need to be informed by this experience because we are having challenges when we have an important Bill like this going to the Senate and coming to the House. We need to learn from the lessons learnt. As a way forward, I think the ... view
  • 17 May 2017 in National Assembly: Thank you, Hon. Speaker. I want to second the Procedural Motion relating to reduction of the publication period of the Bill from 14 days to six days. I cannot agree more with my Chairman of the Budget and Appropriations Committee. We now have the experience in terms of what is involved in budget-making. I think we need to be informed by this experience because we are having challenges when we have an important Bill like this going to the Senate and coming to the House. We need to learn from the lessons learnt. As a way forward, I think the ... view
  • 17 May 2017 in National Assembly: I second. view
  • 17 May 2017 in National Assembly: I second. view
  • 6 Apr 2017 in National Assembly: Thank you, Hon. Deputy Speaker. Let me take this opportunity to wish my colleagues a nice time out there as they go for nominations. As a House, for the one month we have been here we have done our best. We have demonstrated a level of commitment which is beyond expectation. The electronic version of the Official Hansard Report is for information purposesonly. A certified version of this Report can be obtained from the Hansard Editor. view
  • 6 Apr 2017 in National Assembly: Thank you, Hon. Deputy Speaker. Let me take this opportunity to wish my colleagues a nice time out there as they go for nominations. As a House, for the one month we have been here we have done our best. We have demonstrated a level of commitment which is beyond expectation. The electronic version of the Official Hansard Report is for information purposesonly. A certified version of this Report can be obtained from the Hansard Editor. view