Committee Report on Department of the Premier 2017/18 Annual Report

Premier & Constitutional Matters (WCPP)

14 November 2018
Chairperson: Mr D Mitchell (DA)
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Meeting Summary

The Committee met for the consideration and adoption of the Draft Committee Report of 2017/18 of the Department of the Premier. A few minor changes were made to the report. The Draft Committee Report of 2017/18 of the Department of the Premier was adopted.

The Committee also adopted the Committee Meeting Minutes for 23 October 2018, 6 November 2018, and 8 November 2018.

The Chairperson raised a concern with regard to the collapsing roof of a facility that needs urgent resolution. The matter will be formally referred to the Standing Committee of Community Development.

Meeting report

Amendments to Draft Committee Report of 27/18 of the Department of the Premier
The Chairperson confirmed the purpose of the meeting for considerations and adoption for the Draft Committee Report of 27/18 of the Department of the Premier. He called on the Committee to put forward any amendments to the draft report.

Mr R Mackenzie (DA) asked the Committee to change the heading 1.3 on page 1 from ‘findings/concerns’ to ‘key findings’.

The Chairperson acknowledged this and proceeded to page 2 of the report.

Mr Mackenzie asked the Committee to confirm the figures in 3.4 in the report which stated an amount of R3 384.98. He said there were about 10 cases of events where possible fruitless expenditures occurred to the amount of R3000.00. He also mentioned that there was a repeated word in 3.7 that needed to be removed.

Mr C Dugmore (ANC) commented on 3.10 in the report which he said reflected the concerns raised by Committee Members who noted that senior and top management departments failed to reflect the demographics of the Western Cape. He asked to check that the proposal reached consensus from all Committee Members.

The Chairperson replied that this concern was raised, and the Department has responded to it. He said to give a true reflection as to what had transpired at the meeting there were no objections during deliberations at the end of the Committee meeting.

Mr Dugmore requested that protocol be followed on 4.10 in the report as to when the Committee could respond on the information as requested.

In response, the Chairperson referred Mr Dugmore to point 4 on page 2 of the report where a date for the information requested, was stated as for 14 December 2018.

There were no further amendments and the Draft for the Committee Report of 27/18 was adopted as:
Proposed by Ms L Botha (DA)
Seconded by Mr Dugmore

Amendments to Draft Committee Meeting Minutes of 23 October 2018
There were no amendments proposed for the Draft Committee Meeting Minutes of 23 October 2018 and it was adopted as:
Proposed by Ms D Gopie (ANC)
Seconded by Ms Botha

Amendments to Draft Committee Meeting Minutes of 6 November 2018
There were no amendments of comments on the Draft Committee minutes of 6 November 2018 and it was adopted as:
Proposed by: Ms Botha
Seconded by: Mr MacKenzie

Amendments to Draft Committee Meeting Minutes of 8 November 2018
The Chairperson referred the Committee to 3.1 in the report where reference was made to a facility which has a roof that was collapsing. He advised that there was no time for deliberations on the matter, but it must be addressed soon. He stated that a resolution be taken to task Ms Botha to act on the matter and to refer the details to the Standing Committee of Community Development.

Ms Botha accepted to deal with matter.

The Chairperson ensured that this matter will be formally referred to Ms Botha in her capacity as chairperson of the Standing Committee of Community Development.

There we no further amendments to the Minutes and it was adopted as:
Proposed by Ms Gopie
Seconded by Mr Mackenzie

The Meeting was adjourned.


 

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