ACDP withholds support for motion to set up Ad hoc Committee to amend section 25 of The Constitution
The ACDP appreciates that the land issue is a very sensitive and potentially divisive issue, given the history of the land dispossession in the country, particularly following the Land Act of 1913 and subsequent legislation.
ACDP says the right to claim compensation from RAF is a constitutional right which cannot be sacrificed
The preamble to the Bill states that its essence is to create a “reasonable, equitable and sustainable, effective benefit system which inter alia provides financial support to reduce the income vulnerability of persons affected by injury or death from road accidents. In our view, the Bill and the envisaged scheme which it seeks to establish are fatally flawed and fail to achieve any of these objectives.
To appreciate the prevalence of violence against women and children (VWC) in South Africa, we need statistics to move from ‘numbers’ to ‘people’. South Africa's statistics show three women die at the hands of their partners every day in South Africa and nearly half of women across South Africa are subjected to violence by an intimate partner.
ACDP welcomes news that President has signed the Minimum Wage, Basic Conditions of Employment, and Labour Relations and Labour Amendment Acts into law
ACDP MP Cheryllyn Dudley today said that the ACDP welcomes news of the signing into law of these historic pro-worker laws.
ACDP MP Cheryllyn Dudley said today that “the ACDP is devastated by reports of the stabbing to death of a grade one learner at Dikeledi Makapan Primary School, in Makapanstad, in the North West Province.”
ACDP says it is regrettable that we see no action against perpetrators of corruption and state capture
The ACDP commends the department on eventually obtaining an unqualified audit on third party funds held in trust by the department.
The ACDP reminds those who want to make submissions on the revised Children’s Amendment Bill to do so as soon as possible and before the 29th of November 2018 deadline.
The Energy Research Centre (ERC) at UCT - noting the preamble to this bill - which refers to the carbon tax providing “appropriate price signals to help nudge the economy towards a more sustainable growth path”, says what is actually required is the transformation of our energy economy and not a nudge.
ACDP says vocational training must become the official ‘developmental mandate’ of all large state-owned companies
Economic empowerment or equal access to job opportunities for all South Africans - few would disagree - starts with achieving and maintaining quality education across rural and urban divides and across all areas from the most affluent to the most impoverished.