Question NW575 to the Minister of Finance

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17 September 2019 - NW575

Ceza, Mr K to ask the Minister of Finance

(1)What number of (a) security, (b) cleaning and (c) general worker personnel who work in buildings, facilities and all other infrastructure are employed through tenders obtained by their companies or third party service providers at the (i) Development Bank of Southern Africa and (ii) SA Revenue Service; (2) what total amount does the Development Bank of Southern Africa and the SA Revenue Service spend from their current budget on security, cleaning and general worker personnel who work in their buildings, facilities and all other infrastructure?

Reply:

DBSA

Number of workers: (None of these workers sourced through tenders since insourcing dates)

Personnel

Number

Comments

Cleaning

19

DBSA insourced the cleaning workers June 2015

Security

15

DBSA insourced the security workers July 2016

General workers

22

Consist of all Facilities’ workers excluding Manager, Supervisors, Cleaning and Security staff – general workers always permanent employees of DBSA

Total amount spend FY 2018/19: (Total Cost to Bank)

Personnel

Rand

Cleaning

3,425,033

Security

6,402,059

General workers

5,158,569

SARS

1. SARS has contracted, through service providers,

a) eight hundred and thirty one (831) security officers on a contractual basis and one hundred and seventy (170) on an ad-hoc basis for annual SARS peak periods that include the tax filing season and the festive season increase experienced at Ports of Entries;

b) seven hundred and sixty nine (769) cleaning personnel deployed by the appointed service providers for the SARS offices nationally;

c) no general workers are contracted by SARS.

2. Estimated spend on security service providers who are contracted to safeguard all SARS buildings, facilities and infrastructure is approximately R150 million per annum. SARS spends on average R69.6 million per annum on cleaning services nationally. SARS has not contracted any general workers through service providers; therefore no spending has been done in this regard.

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