The ACDP notes the intention of the National Freedom Party (NFP) as expressed in a motion in the National Assembly on Tuesday August 21st, to call on Parliament to action downgrading the South African Embassy in Israel.
ACDP Member of Parliament Cheryllyn Dudley today said that “The ACDP welcomes the passing of Labour Laws Amendment Act in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) yesterday afternoon that will significantly impact on workers and their families”.
“As our topic today is “Women united in moving South Africa forward” I am reminded that as women we have much in common but we are also uniquely crafted for many very different purposes.
The African Christian Democratic Party says that it does not support the Civil Union Amendment Bill, proposed to Parliament yesterday by COPE MP Deidre Carter.
ACDP Member of Parliament Cheryllyn Dudley today said that “The Department of Basic Education (DBE) will be wasting money if the Minister promulgates the Policy on Home Education prematurely.
ACDP Member of Parliament Cheryllyn Dudley today said that, “The ACDP welcomes recommendations that sanitary products have no VAT levied on them. This is good news for girls and women, and we urge Minister Nhlanhla Nene to act on these recommendations”.
ACDP says COPE’s End of Life Bill will put unfair pressure on Aids sufferers and the elderly to end their lives
ACDP Member of Parliament Cheryllyn Dudley today said that “this legislation could place Aids sufferers, other terminally ill patients and the elderly under unfair pressure to end their lives for financial reasons and to make life easier for family members.”
ACDP welcomes Constitutional Court finding that Jacob Zuma abused his powers in settlement agreement with former NPA head
ACDP MP and member of the Justice and Correctional Services Portfolio Committees welcomed today's Constitutional Court finding that former President Jacob Zuma had abused his powers in entering a settlement agreement with former NPA head, Mr Mvolisi Nxasana, resulting in him vacating office, and Adv Shaun Abrahams being appointed in his place.
ACDP Member of Parliament Cheryllyn Dudley today said that “the ACDP remains concerned that land reform has been mismanaged and believes that stronger and more ethical leadership on this and other issues would place South Africa in a much healthier economic position in which to deal with land reform effectively and justly”.
ACDP Member of Parliament Cheryllyn Dudley this afternoon gave an update regarding the Labour Laws Amendment Bill, which provides for fathers and adoptive parents to take leave.