Hon. members this report shows how pet subject planning only enriches a
minority elite, whilst the majority are kept completely out of the middle–class
- Hon. Premier and the new MEC, Hon. Duma must ensure that economic
programmes adopted by KZN does not hurt the sentiments of diverse groups
from a religious and cultural perspective. We all can contribute to economic
- In fact, the Indentured Indian community had saved the then Natal from
economic collapse. Dangerous policy decisions will have a negative impact on
the demographics of this province in the long–term.
- The MF’s plea is that there must be no hurried adoption of plans for economic
recovery in order to achieve economic targets. Missed targets for the quarter
is not new; it will recur as long as we have short–sighted planners.
The Conservation Programme 7, is collapsing with pollution growing; all
terrible for tourism.
- Hon. Duma has his work cut–out but rigorous consultation of all parties and
Hon. MPL’s working in various constituencies is the only way to take up
opportunities that exist but are not being discovered.
- Yesterday, I met entrepreneurs and heard of missed opportunities that bode
well for employment through the Dube– Trade Port, the Midlands agricultural
sector and missed opportunities because our political leaders do not engage
to listen and follow–through.
- Hon. Speaker, KZN has NDP and SDG goals to achieve, this requires
commitment through honesty, trust–building and hard–work. Let’s work
together to leave no–one behind.
- Thank you.
Debated by: Hon. Shameen Thakur-Rajbansi
Minority Front Leader (KZN Legislature)
Date: Thu 20 Oct 2022
Time: 09:00 to 16:00
Word Count: 251 Words