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SECTION27’s analysis of the MTBPS and 2011/12 adjustments budget

On 25 October 2011 the Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, tabled the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) at a sitting of the National Assembly. The MTBPS broadly outlines Government’s proposed spending plans for the next three years. It also provides an opportunity for Government to make adjustments to this year’s budget to cater for changes in expenditure and provide for unanticipated expenses.

6th meeting of the BEMF: Consolidating the forum

The sixth meeting of the forum took place at SECTION27’s offices in Johannesburg on 15 July 2011. It drew together more than 20 members from 8 organisations. The main purpose of the meetings was to discuss ways in which the…