South Africa: Parliament On Hampering of the Work of Committees

- | 6 months ago

Parliament's Select Committee on Security and Justice has expressed concern regarding the behaviour of members of certain political parties that serve on the committee who try to hamper the work of Parliament.

Committee Chairperson, Mr Simphiwe Mthimunye, said yesterday the committee finally managed to adopt the Defence Amendment Bill even though the Democratic Alliance (DA) member on the committee stayed away from the meeting. In the National Council of Provinces, a quorum of seven Members of Parliament (MPs) is required to adopt reports or legislation.

The committee consists of Members of the ANC, DA and Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF).

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