Motion for state capture committee fails - As it happened

2016-09-08 15:30

The Democratic Alliance's motion to set up an ad hoc committee on state capture has failed.

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08 Sep 17:29

08 Sep 17:25
Voting on DA's #StateCapture motion about to begin.

08 Sep 17:20
Original motion voted on. ANC "No" cries outweigh opposition Yes's. DA calls for a division.

08 Sep 17:19
Tsenoli calls the House back to order and says Mthembu's amendment exceeds the scope of the original motion. It falls away.

08 Sep 17:11

08 Sep 17:10
National Assembly on a minute break for Deputy Speaker to consider points from ANC and DA.

08 Sep 17:09
DA Chief Whip objects to Mthembu's amendment. "It extends the scope of the original motion to outside Parliament."

08 Sep 17:07

ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu proposes an amendment to Maynier's motion to investigate. He suggests all allegations of state capture found by Parliament should then be referred to police or the Public Protector.


08 Sep 17:03

08 Sep 17:02
Maynier: Parliament is not powerless. We have powers to summon any person to report to Parliament.

08 Sep 17:00
And a... lively David Maynier is at it again.

08 Sep 16:58
Luzipo: As the ANC we see no reason to set up an ad hoc committee to look into #StateCapture with no mandate in law.

08 Sep 16:56
Always a colourful time in Parliament...

08 Sep 16:54

08 Sep 16:52

08 Sep 16:49
Agang's Andries Tloumma says the Guptas are late entrants, the Rupperts have long been here (for state capture).

08 Sep 16:47

08 Sep 16:44
DA MP denied request to ask the ANC's Priscilla Mantashe a question.

08 Sep 16:42

08 Sep 16:37
Mantashe: "It's very rich that this motion comes from DA, the architects of corporate capture"

08 Sep 16:36
The ANC's MP Priscilla Mantashe says the party does not support corruption. 

08 Sep 16:26
The ACDP's Steve Swart says it supports the motion for the ad hoc committee.

08 Sep 16:25
Madisha says a lot has to be done to ensure the working class and the poor are looked after.

08 Sep 16:23
Now Cope's Willie Madisha: With state capture, govt no longer represents the people. When we think of state capture, we think of Zuma, the Guptas, etc. But it is much more endemic.

08 Sep 16:21
Why on earth is it so difficult for the ANC to do the right thing? I can't understand! - FF Plus's Corne Mulder

08 Sep 16:18
UDM's Mncedisi Filtane says that fights between captors over tenders means roads, water, services often are not delivered.

08 Sep 16:15
State capture is nothing new in SA. It started back during (Hendrick) Verwoerd's days, says an NFP MP.

08 Sep 16:09
EFF's Mokoena: We would like them to investigate capturing of ministers. Zwane, Mbalula, Van Rooyen.

08 Sep 16:08
ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu objects to references to "corrupt" FS Premier Ace Magashule.

08 Sep 16:06

08 Sep 16:02
Up next, EFF MP Fana Mokoena

08 Sep 16:02
DA calling for a full Parliamentary inquiry on #StateCapture. And with that Maimane closes to claps, cheers from those in his party's benches.

08 Sep 16:01

08 Sep 16:01
Many of you on ANC benches will lose your seats in 2019, but like turkeys voting for Christmas, you continue supporting Zuma, the DA leader says ripping into the governing party. 

08 Sep 16:00
Maimane: Many of you on this side (ANC benches) say you are worried about #StateCapture. Then why don't you stop it?

08 Sep 15:59
Maimane: Zuma is deep in the Guptas’ pockets I’m surprised those pockets haven’t been declared a National Key Point.

08 Sep 15:57

08 Sep 15:56
Maimane calls Zuma a 'puppet' of the Guptas. When they say jump, Zuma says "how high".

08 Sep 15:54
Maimane says we are now on phase two, in which Guptas have captured President Jacob Zuma.

08 Sep 15:54
Point of order for Maimane not referring to Zuma with the correct title.

08 Sep 15:53

DA leader Mmusi Maimane is addressing the House.

It's important to acknowledge that Zuma did not invest state capture, he perfected it - Maimane.


08 Sep 15:37
It appears the student fees debate is over, for now. Next up is Hon D J Maynier's motion on the allegations of state capture, and he starts off his opening statement with mentioning the Guptas and the recent controversial statement by Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.

08 Sep 15:37

08 Sep 15:33
As government, we condemn the destruction of educational property, says the Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training. "We equally condemn police brutality against students."

08 Sep 15:27

08 Sep 15:27
NSFAS is currently spending R9bn on bursaries, says Hon C D Kekana. "I have hope that the situation is going to improve in South Africa, simply because I know the political will is there."

08 Sep 15:23
Socialist states are the only states that have and can offer free education, says Hon C D Kekana of the ANC, pointing to Cuba and Eastern Bloc countries. Says there is no such thing as free tertiary education in Western countries.

08 Sep 15:22

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