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News and Speeches for Department of Social Development

MEC Patricia De Lille to Make Anti-Corruption Announcement at Press Conference Tomorrow

30 November 2010

Patricia de Lille, the Western Cape Minister for Social Development will tomorrow announce a full-scale investigation into alleged corruption in her Department's annual issuing of the 3000 Emergency Relief Grants. Read More

MEC Patricia De Lille Says Weekend Report that She Issued Instruction for 4 Children to be Removed from a Child Care Centre, is Based On 'Lies'

25 November 2010

Social Development Minister Patricia de Lille this morning phoned Eleanor Bester, the coordinator of Heaven's Nest, a child care organisation in Ottery, 'to set the record straight' over the circumstances surrounding reports that staffers from Child... Read More

MEC Patricia De Lille's Task Team Releases Results of Preliminary Ministerial Enquiry into James Restoration Home

10 November 2010

Social Development Minister Patricia de Lille has released the results of the Preliminary Ministerial Enquiry into conditions at James Restoration Home, two of whose patients, Ashley Haas and Brent Florence, were tragically swept out to sea on... Read More

Media Alert: MEC Patricia De Lille's Emergency Summit to be held in Provincial Government Auditorium on Monday

10 November 2010

Social Development Minister Patricia de Lille's Emergency Summit on baby dumping and murders will be held in the Provincial Government Building's Auditorium on Monday. Read More

MEC De Lille Announces Emergency Summit

1 November 2010

Social Development Minister Patricia de Lille has confirmed that the number of babies being abandoned in the Western Cape is on the increase, saying 'the Department is organising an Emergency Summit to find practical solutions to arrest the trend.' Read More