Week of 27 - 31 October 2014

Both house’s finance committees are scheduled to hold public hearings on the revised fiscal framework following last week’s mid-term budget. The human settlements minister, Lindiwe Sisulu, will report back to the human settlements committee on progress made in meeting the 100 days in office programme.

The Human Science Research Council plans to brief the national assembly’s appropriations committee on the recently tabled mid-term budget.

On Wednesday, the Financial and Fiscal Commission as well as the parliamentary budget office will brief both house’s appropriations committees on the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement. The national assembly’s health committee is scheduled to hold public hearings on the Medicines and Related Substances Amendment Bill.

The auditor-general will update the standing committee on public accounts on the audit outcome for 2013/14. The rural development and land reform committee plans to hear from the rural development department on the Land Rights Management Facility.

On Friday, the South African Post Office will brief the telecommunications and postal services committee on its current state of affairs and the Postbank corporatisation statement.

Parliamentary Programme