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Toby Chance is a South African politician serving as a Member of Parliament in the National Assembly.
Toby Chance is a South African politician serving as a Member of Parliament in the National Assembly.

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Video of my father's memorial service
My nephew Michael Chance made a video of my father's memorial service, which you can see here . Though it does not include all the readings and hymns it captures the essence of the service, including the wonderful motets by the scratch Chance choir.
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Memorial service for my father
Yesterday we said goodbye to my father for the last time. He died early in the morning of Christmas Eve in the Criccieth nursing home, Bryn Awelon, where he spent the last two weeks of his life. His coffin was brought to St Catherine's church on Thursday ev...
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Opinion piece in Business Day - why increasing the size of the pie beats redistribution
Today's Business Day newspaper carries my opinion piece on its main opinion page. You can read it here .
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Member statement in Parliament - 100th anniversary of the Russian Revoluion
Today is the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution, the day the Bolsheviks took over Russia and ushered in 72 years of rule which included the formation and death of the Soviet Union. I was chatting to James Lorimer on the plane to Cape Town this morn...
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ANC presidential hopeful Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma joins the PC on Small Business Development
Today, ANC presidential hopeful Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma sat for first time as a Member of the Portfolio Committee on Small Business Development. Her appointment was published in the Announcements Tablings and Committee Parliamentary papers on Friday which...
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Opinion piece in Sowetan newspaper 5th September - how to reduce unemployment through growth of small businesses
South Africa’s unemployment rate has hit a new high, with
36,4% of working age people out of work or no longer looking for a job. In the current environment of flat or no growth, with large
firms slashing jobs and small firms just hanging on, any talk of ne...
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Media Statement: Small Enterprise Finance Agency (SEFA) loses R20 million due to maladministration
Media Statement by  Toby Chance MP  - DA Shadow Minister of Business Development Date:  14 September 2017 Release:  Immediate Type:  Press Statement Yesterday, the Small Enterprise Finance Agency (SEFA), released the findings of a forensic investigation int...
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Interview on PowerFM - Department of Small Business Development fails to deliver on its mandate
Last night I did a recorded interview with PowerFM's Power Zone which was aired on the show between 12 and 3 am this morning. They had picked up my opinion piece which appeared in yesterday's Sunday Independent where I wrote about the Portfolio Committee's ...
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Motion to debate the DSBDs inability to fulfil its mandate
  National Assembly                                               Notice of Motion Internal Ref Number: 045 - 2017 Date: 07.09.2017 Member: Toby Chance      Motion: I hereby move on behalf of the Democratic Alliance that at
its next sitting this house debat...
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Declaration in the House on the Portfolio Committee's reports on oversight visits, September 7th 2017
Speaker,
a veil of tears has descended on this committee after it experienced profound
sadness, frustration and disappointment on its oversight visits to KwaZulu
Natal, Limpopo and Mpumalanga. What
we found left Members dispirited at government’s incapacity...
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