Parliaments Communications Committee starts deliberations on new internet legislation this week. The bill is meant to tighten up on child pornography, revenge porn and hate speech. PICTURED: PHUMZILE VAN DAMME, DA MP
CAPE TOWN - Democratic Alliance members of Parliament walked out of the ad hoc SABC committee meeting's final sitting on Friday.
DA national spokesperson Phumzile Van Damme and Mike Waters said they would not adopt the committee's final report without recommendations.
#SABCinquiry minus the DA boycott has agreed to adopt a draft report without recommendations to send to affected parties.— Annika Larsen (@AnnikaLarsen1) January 27, 2017
Parliament's ad hoc committee probing the fitness of the SABC board was finalised and adopted on Friday. The committee will meet again on 14 February, when all affected parties will be able to comment on factual submissions of the report.
Affected parties will only be able to comment on factual submissions made to #SABCinquiry . Committee to reconvene on 14th now— Annika Larsen (@AnnikaLarsen1) January 27, 2017
Copies of draft report to be sent to Min Muthambi, Ben Ngubane, Ellen Tshabalala. The public can view it on Parliament website #SABCinquiry— Annika Larsen (@AnnikaLarsen1) January 27, 2017
#SABCinquiry: affected parties have until 16 Feb to comment. Inquiry then sits on 22 Feb to finalize and send to Natiobal Assembly.— Annika Larsen (@AnnikaLarsen1) January 27, 2017
The ad hoc committee will then sit on 22 February to adopt the report and send it on to Parliament.