27 November 2020 - NW2242
Selfe, Mr J to ask the Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure
Whether her department owns a property at 62 Orchard Street, Newlands, Western Cape; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (a) what is the extent of the specified property and (b) who currently occupies the property?
The Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure:
Yes, the Department owns the property in question.
a) The site is made up of 4 erven and the total size is 3 830m².
b) It is currently occupied by the Departmental official (Director: Property Management in the Cape Town Regional Office)
I was informed that request to occupy the state-owned property was authorised in April 2018 by the then Regional Manager, Mr F Johnson, then Chief Director Mr B Kgasoane and Mr B Matutle, then Deputy Director-General IGC.
I have requested the Acting Director-General, Mr I Fazel, to investigate the matter.