The Gauteng Provincial Legislature (GPL)’s Portfolio Committee on Social Development will convene a public meeting at the Fairways Hotel on Tuesday, 17 May 2022, from 9 am. The meeting will afford community members and Gauteng citizens at large, an opportunity to examine the 2022/23 financial year’s budget and Annual Performance Plan of the Gauteng Department of Social Development. 

The Portfolio Committee will also assess whether the Department’s budget is aligned to the development needs of the people of Gauteng; as well as make recommendations aimed at improving service delivery in this regard. 

Also invited is the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) to give an update on the Social Relief of Distress Grant and other related matters.

Citizens of Gauteng are encouraged to participate in the live streaming of the proceedings as follows: 

Date: 17 May 2022

Time: 11h00

Streaming Links

Also simulcast on Facebook: 

Members of the media who wish to attend in person at the Fairways Hotel, Randburg and for interview queries can contact Ms Thabisile Nzuke on 082 619 4411 or