PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEES SERIES 40/2022
Open Committee Meetings for Week Ending Friday 21st October
Only three open committee meetings are scheduled for the week, as shown below [information provided by Parliament].
The following are the three meetings that are open to attendance by members of the public as observers only.
Tuesday 18th October at 9 am
Portfolio Committee: Health and Child Care
Oral evidence from the Ministry of Health and Child Care on the Ministry’s bids for the 2023 National Budget.
Hybrid of physical and virtual meeting.
Venue: National Assembly Chamber.
Tuesday 18th October at 10 am
Portfolio Committee: Transport and Infrastructural Development
Oral evidence from the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development on the Ministry’s bids for the 2023 National Budget.
Venue: Senate Chamber.
Wednesday 19th October at 10 am
Portfolio Committee: Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Development
Oral evidence from the Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Fisheries and Rural Resettlement on the Ministry’s bids for the 2023 National Budget..
Venue: Senate Chamber.
How to Follow Virtual and Hybrid Open Meetings on the ZOOM Platform
For assistance in following the proceedings in virtual and hybrid open meetings on the ZOOM platform as observers, interested persons should contact the following for the meeting ID and passcode: Parliament’s Public Relations Office, Tel: +263 242 700181-6 or +263 242 252936 – 55.
Other Committee Activity
Budget, Finance and Economic Development and Expanded SDGs Committee
This joint committee has already conducted public consultations around the whole country from 3rd to 7th October on to hear public views on what the 2023 National Budget should provide. It will be meeting in closed session on Tuesday morning 18th October to consider its draft report on the Outcomes of the 2023 National Budget Consultations.
Joint Portfolio Committee on Local Government and Energy and Power Development
This joint committee will be meeting in closed session for deliberations on evidence received from the Ministry of Local Government and Public Works and Alpha Developers on the petition received from Premier Park Residents on the Lack of Service Delivery on Water, Sewerage and Energy in the Hatcliffe Consortium Area.
No meetings for other Committees
Committees other than those listed above will not be meeting due to events related to Preparations for the 2023 National Budget.
Preparations for the 2023 National Budget
The following preparations for the 2023 National Budget were announced in the National Assembly and Senate on Wednesday 12th October:
Pre-Budget Briefing for all Members of National Assembly and Senate
This will take place at the Rainbow Towers Hotel on Monday 17th October.
Pre-Budget Seminar for all Members of National Assembly and Senate
This will run from Friday 21st to Monday 24th October.
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