18 December 2018 - NW3038
Mileham, Mr K to ask the Minister of Finance
(1) Whether KPMG was involved in auditing any (a)(i) national and (ii) provincial departments and (b) state-owned entities in the past three financial years; if so, in each case, (i) which (aa) department and (bb) entity did the specified company audit, (ii) what are the details of the audit outcomes and findings and (iii) what amount was paid to the audit company for the auditing services rendered; (2) whether there were any incidents where the specified audit outcomes were found to have been (a) falsified, (b) misleading and/or (c) irregular in any way; if so, what are the relevant details in each case?
1. (a) (i) and (ii) The audit of National and Provincial departments are done by the office of the Auditor General (AGSA), therefore this question should be referred to the AGSA.
(b) State-owned entities appoints their auditors in concurrence with Auditor General for final approval, through their boards or accounting authorities, therefore the information should be requested from the Auditor-General
2. The response on the incidents of the audit outcome should be requested from the Office of the Auditor General for all national, provincial departments and for the State-Owned entity.