15 December 2020 - NW3004
Hill-Lewis, Mr GG to ask the Minister of Finance
With reference to the 2019-20 Annual Report of the Financial and Fiscal Commission, what are the reasons that the (a) Business Continuity Plan, (b) Disaster Recovery Plan, (c) Document Feasibility Study and (d) Compliance Charter projects were not completed?
a) The Business Continuity Plan was undertaken in the 2020/21 APP and has already been developed. It could not be completed during the financial year 2019/20 due to the responsible employee having resigned from the FFC.
b) In terms of the Disaster Recovery Plan, the process of developing it is underway and also linked to the ICT rejuvenation implementation that is underway. It should be completed before the end of 2020/21 financial year. It could not be completed during the financial year 2019/20 due to the responsible employee having resigned from the FFC.
c) The Document Feasibility Study was not done in the 2019/20 financial year because the secondment of an expert, who was supposed to assist with the feasibility study could not be made be available by their institution. The FFC subsequently engaged SALGA to conduct a feasibility study and a report has now been provided.
d) The Compliance Charter was not completed in 2019/20 financial year, this due to the fact that the FFC has to benchmark it against institutions of a like nature and other constitutional institutions.