Committee Report on Rural Development and Land Reform Budget
Author: Ms P Ngwenya-Mabila
The Committee met to consider the draft report on Budget Vote 30 of the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform.
Issues which came up for discussion during the Committee’s review were the Department’s request for more office accommodation, that expenditure on land reform and restitution was in a state of decline as a share of overall government expenditure, that graduates in geomatics should be employed to the full benefit of the Department, that there had been an improvement in the quality of reporting from the Ingonyama Trust Board, and that there was a need to record the Committee’s view that when claims were finalised, people should take land rather than cash.
The report was adopted, with amendments.
The minutes of the Committee’s meetings on 16 March, 5 April, 6 April and 7 April were also adopted, with amendments.
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