Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Agriculture, Forests and Fisheries.
Portfolio Committee on Small Business Development
The national assembly’s small business development committee wants a public-private partnership steering committee set up to drive transformation in the retail sector.
The decision was taken following a meeting with key stakeholders in parliament focused on opportunities for small, medium and micro enterprises and cooperatives in the big retail chains.
Department of Labour
The minister of labour, Mildred Oliphant, has announced in the Government Gazette the commencement of a review into minimum wages and conditions of employment in three sectors.
The announcement was made in terms of the Basic Condition of Employment Act of 1997.
Economic Sector, Employment and Infrastructure Development Cluster
Government wants the proposed Regulation of Land Holdings Bill signed into law before the end of 2015.
The rural development and land reform minister, Gugile Nkwinti, stressed this during an Economic Sector, Employment and Infrastructure Development Cluster post-SONA media briefing in parliament.