Question NW1526 to the Minister of Finance

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25 November 2019 - NW1526

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Powell, Ms EL to ask the Minister of Finance

(a) What was the total cost of travel incurred by the National Treasury in bringing officials of the National Treasury to a joint meeting of the Portfolio Committee on Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs and the Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation on (i) 29 October 2019 and (ii) 5 November 2019 and (b) what number of officials from the National Treasury were present at each of the specified meetings?


a) The travel costs for the National Treasury official who attended the joint Portfolio Committee meetings on (i) 29 October 2019 was R14 536.72 via Pietermaritzburg (the official had a meeting at the Msunduzi Local Municipality on the 28th October and travel arrangements were made for him to catch a flight from Pietermaritzburg to Cape Town) and (ii) 5 November 2019 was R8 224.22.

b) Only one (1) official attended both meetings..

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