Wednesday, 17th December, 2014

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299    Mr Mushili Malama (Chitambo) - to ask the Minister of Transport, Works, Supply and Communication when the Government will facilitate the construction of communication towers in the following Wards in Chitambo Parliamentary Constituency:

(a)    Luombwa;

(b)    Lulimala;

(c)    Mpelembe;

(d)    Chalilo; and

(e)    Chipunda.

300    Mr Hamusonde (Nangoma) - to ask the Minister of Mines, Energy and Water Development when Munchabi area in Nangoma Parliamentary Constituency will be electrified under the Rural Electrification Programme.


W27    Mr Mucheleka (Lubansenshi) - to ask the Minister of Finance what measures the Government intends to take to minimise excess expenditure.

W28    Mr Mwila (Chipili) - to ask the Vice President:

(a)    what the duration of the current Collective Agreements signed in 2013 by the Government and the Public Service Workers’ Unions is; and

(b)    when negotiations for improved salaries and conditions of service for the public service workers will resume.

W29    Mr Mutale (Kwacha) - to ask the Minister of Local Government and Housing when public toilets will be constructed in Kitwe Central Business District.

W30    Mr Mwila (Chipili) - to ask the Minister of Transport, Works, Supply and Communication:

(a)    what benefits have been derived from the Government’s decision to take over the management of the Zambia Railways Limited;

(b)    what measures have been taken to ensure the Company operates profitably;

(c)    how much money has been invested in the Company since its take over by the Government;

(d)    what the performance of the Company has been in the past one year; and

(e)    how much profit, if any, was recorded in the past financial year.

W31    Mr Chansa (Chimbamilonga) - to ask the Minister of Tourism and Art:

(a)    what the progress on the implementation of the Northern Circuit Programme is; and

(b)    when the following wildlife camps will be re-opened:

(i)    Nkamba Bay;
(ii)    Kabyolwe;
(iii)    Kasaba Bay;
(iv)    Chomba Wakasaba;
(v)    Katele;
(vi)    Nsama; and
(vii)    Tondwa.

W32    Mr Antonio (Kaoma Central) - to ask the Minister of Mines, Energy and Water Development when the following schools in Kaoma Central Parliamentary Constituency, which are adjacent to the power lines will be electrified:

(a)    Longe;

(b)    Mawila;

(c)    Namilangi;

(d)    Kankwanda;

(e)    Munguye;

(f)    Shimano;

(g)    Nalumino Mundia;

(h)    Kalale;

(i)    Nkeyema Primary;

(j)    Nkeyema Secondary;

(k)    Mangongi;

(l)    Nakuyuwa;

(m)    Kamakokwa; and

(n)    Kamanya.

W33    Mr Bwalya (Lupososhi) - to ask the Minister of Gender and Child Development:

(a)    what benefits have accrued to the women clubs that received hammer mills from the Government;

(b)    what other incentives were given to the women clubs in order to make the hammer mill business sustainable; and

(c)    what challenges, if any, the Government has faced in the implementation of women’s empowerment programmes.

W34    Mr Mushanga (Bwacha) - to ask the Minister of Transport, Works, Supply and Communication:

(a)    what progress the Government has made on the varying of the 25 kilometres of road contract under rehabilitation in Bwacha Parliamentary Constituency as per the undertaking made by the Minister on the Floor of the House on 27th June, 2014;

(b)    why the signing of the variation contract has delayed;

(c)    whether a new contractor will be employed to work along side Alsphat Roads Zambia, particularly on additional works; and

(d)    when works on the additional kilometres will commence.

W35    Mr Hamusonde (Nangoma) - to ask the Minister of Transport, Works, Supply and Communication when the following bridges, in Nangoma Parliamentary Constituency, will be constructed:

(a)    Chepaleza bridge across Nangoma River connecting Chepaleza Village to Nambole Village;

(b)    Myooye bridge across Nangoma River connecting Nachibili School to Myooye Clinic;

(c)    Nabuchingwa bridge across Nabuchingwa Stream connecting Myooye School to Senzo Centre; and

(d)    the bridge connecting Chimumbu Community School to Peele Village.

W36    Mr Musonda (Kapiri Mposhi) - to ask the Minister of Agriculture and Livestock:

(a)    how many farmers benefitted from the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP) in the 2013/2014 farming season in Kapiri Mposhi Parliamentary Constituency;

(b)    how much money was spent on the Programme; and

(c)    whether the Government has any plans to increase the number of beneficiaries in the 2014/2015 farming season.


The Acting Leader of Government Business

Suspension of Standing Orders:  That Standing Orders 20 and 21(1), if necessary, and Standing Order 101 be suspended to enable the House to complete all business on the Order Paper and all matters arising therefrom and that, on such completion, the House do adjourn sine die.

The Minister of Finance

Supply: That the House do now resolve into Committee of Supply to consider Supplementary Estimates No. 1 of 2014.

1    The Income Tax (Amendment) Bill                                                                                                                                 (N.A.B. 4/2014)
                                                                                                                                                                                           Committee Stage

2    The Customs and Excise (Amendment) Bill                                                                                                                  (N.A.B. 5/2014)
                                                                                                                                                                                           Committee Stage

3    The Mines and Minerals Development (Amendment) Bill                                                                                              (N.A.B. 8/2014)
                                                                                                                                                                                           Committee Stage

4    The Value Added Tax (Amendment) Bill                                                                                                                       (N.A.B. 10/2014)
                                                                                                                                                                                            Committee Stage

5    The Property Transfer Tax (Amendment) Bill                                                                                                               (N.A.B. 6/2014)
                                                                                                                                                                                            Third Reading

6    The Zambia Revenue Authority (Amendment) Bill                                                                                                        (N.A.B. 7/2014)
                                                                                                                                                                                            Third Reading

7    The Local Government (Amendment) Bill                                                                                                                     (N.A.B. 9/2014)
                                                                                                                                                                                            Third Reading

8    Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure (Including Capital and Constitutional and Statutory Expenditure):Committee of Supply: Resumption of Debate.

Head 99/01, 99/02, 99/04 and 99/05 - for consideration.


Head 99    -    Constitutional and Statutory Expenditure