Thursday, 2nd March, 2006

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W14 Dr Kalumba - to ask the Minister of Finance and National Planning what has been the real annual macro-economic performance in the following indicators for the period 1980 to 1990 and 1993 to 2003:

(i) rate of inflation as percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP);
(ii) current account deficit as percentage of GDP;
(iii) total revenue as percentage of GDP;
(iv) public expenditure as percentage of GDP;
(v) export of goods as percentage of GDP;
(vi) import of goods as percentage of GDP;
(vii) growth rate in export of goods in US dollar;
(viii) growth rate in import of goods in US dollar;
(ix) depreciation of nominal exchange rate;
(x) growth rate in money supply M2; and
(xi) nominal interest rates on deposits.

W15 Mr Kalumiana - to ask the Minister of Education:

(a) how much funding was allocated to each of the nine provinces in the 1st and 2nd quarters of 2005;

(b) how much of the money in (a) above was given to basic schools in the following districts:

(i) Mongu; (ii) Livingstone;
(iii) Solwezi; (iv) Mansa;
(v) Chipata; (vi) Ndola;
(vii) Lusaka; (viii) Kasama;
(ix) Kabwe; (x) Luanshya; and
(xi) Kitwe; and

(c) how much did each of the following schools in Mongu, Lusaka and Chibombo Districts receive in the 1st and 2nd quarters:

(i) Mulwa, Malepu, Makanya, Nandombe and Situnga Primary Schools in Mongu;
(ii) Kafululu, Kalola and Malambanyama Schools in Chibombo; and
(iii) Matero Boys and Hillside Schools in Lusaka District.

W16 Mr Sikota - to ask the Minister of Science, Technology and Vocational Training:

(a) what is the total capacity of students who can be accommodated at Livingstone Trades Institute;

(b) what are the current numbers of enrolled and accommodated students;

(c) what are the total numbers of students who can be enrolled as:

(i) day students; and
(ii) boarding students;

(d) whether there are any plans to increase enrolment at the institution;

(e) what courses are available at the institution and how many students were enrolled of each gender between 2001 and 2005, year by year; and

(f) what reasons can be attributed to the fluctuation of the number of courses available and the number of pupils enrolled, year to year.

W17 Mrs I M Wina - to ask the Minister of Finance and National Planning:

(a) how many capital projects were initiated in each province from 2000 to 2005 and which ones are these;

(b) how much money was spent on each project; and

(c) how many women’s projects were funded through HIPC funds in 2004 in Nalolo Parliamentary Constituency.

W18 Mr Kangwa - to ask the Minister of Education when the following schools will be rehabilitated to pave way for their upgrading into Grades 10, 11 and 12:

(i) Luamala Basic School;
(ii) Lamba Basic School;
(iii) Mushindamo Basic School;
(iv) Kasapa Basic School;
(v) Kangwena Basic School;
(vi) Kafulabunga Basic School;
(vii) Mapunga Basic School;
(viii) Mujimanzovu Basic School;
(ix) Kamisenga Basic School; and
(x) Kafulabunga Middle Basic School.

W19 Mr Ntundu - to ask the Minister of Local Government and Housing:

(a) how many councils country-wide have employed first degree holders as council secretaries or town clerks;

(b) what are their qualifications, district by district;

(c) how many councils have not employed first degree holders, district by district; and

(d) what measures the Ministry has taken to ensure that all councils adhere to the directive of employing first degree holders as town clerks or council secretaries.

W20 Mr Shumina - to ask the Minister of Finance and National Planning:

(a) how many loan agreements were signed from 2002 to 2004 between the Government and the following institutions:

(i) World Bank;
(ii) International Monetary Fund;
(iii) African Development Bank; and
(iv) Countries of the European Community;

(b) how much money was received from each of the agreements; and

(c) which of the following critical areas of national development was the money utilized on:

(i) health; (ii) education;
(iii) agriculture; (iv) road construction; and
(v) fight against corruption.

W21 Mr Sejani - to ask the Minister of Home Affairs how many people have been given National Registration Cards under the on-going mobile registration exercise, district by district.


1 Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure (including Capital
and Constitutional and Statutory Expenditure):
Committee of Supply: Resumption of Debate:
(Head (27/01): under consideration).

Heads 31/01, 31/02, 31/03, 31/04, 31/07, 33/01, 33/02, 33/04, 33/05, 33/06, 34/01, 21/01, 37/01, 37/02, 37/03, 37/04, 37/05, 37/06, 37/07, 37/08, 37/09, 37/10, 44/01, 44/02, 44/03, 44/04, 44/05 and 44/06 - for consideration.


Head 27 - Public Service Management Division
Head 31 - Ministry of Justice
Head 33 - Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry
Head 34 - Human Rights Commission
Head 21 - Loans and Investments - Finance and National Planning
Head 37 - Ministry of Finance and National Planning
Head 44 - Ministry of Labour and Social Security