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

February 27, 2016

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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

February 27, 2016

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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

February 24, 2016

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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

February 24, 2016

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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

February 24, 2016

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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

February 22, 2016

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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

February 22, 2016

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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

February 11, 2016

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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

February 11, 2016

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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

February 3, 2016

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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

January 27, 2016

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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

January 27, 2016

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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

January 25, 2016

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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

January 2, 2016

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. 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

December 16, 2015

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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

December 10, 2015

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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

December 10, 2015

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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

December 1, 2015

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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

December 1, 2015

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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 […]

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

November 26, 2015

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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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