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Portfolio Committees

Portfolio Committees

The Portfolio committees are aligned with government ministries. There are 21 committees in each chamber corresponding to the number of ministries. The House of Assembly has 21 distinct Portfolio Committees and the Senate has 3 clustered Committees serving the same purpose. These Committees are:

  1. Prime Minister’s Office Portfolio Committee
  2. Deputy Prime Minister’s Office Portfolio Committee
  3. Ministry of Finance Portfolio Committee
  4. Ministry of Public Service Portfolio Committee
  5. Ministry of Economic Planning and Development Portfolio Committee
  6. Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Portfolio Committee
  7. Ministry of National Defence and Security Portfolio Committee
  8. Ministry of Public Works and Transport Portfolio Committee
  9. Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology Portfolio Committee
  10. Ministry of Tourism and Environmental Affairs Portfolio Committee
  11. Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Trade Portfolio Committee
  12. Ministry of Home Affairs Portfolio Committee
  13. Ministry of Natural Resources and Energy Portfolio Committee
  14. Ministry of Tinkhundla Administration and Development Portfolio Committee
  15. Ministry of Housing and Urban Development Portfolio Committee
  16. Ministry of Health Portfolio Committee
  17. Ministry of Education and Training Portfolio Committee
  18. Ministry of Agriculture  Portfolio Committee
  19. Ministry of Sports, Culture and Youth Affairs Portfolio Committee
  20. Ministry of Public Service Portfolio Committee
  21. Ministry of Justice and  Constitutional Affairs Portfolio Committee