04 March 2021 - NW472
De Freitas, Mr MS to ask the Minister of Tourism
(a) What is being done to reduce outsourced functions and services within the national Department of Tourism, (b) what are the (i) time frames, (ii) timelines and (iii) deadlines in this regard, (c) what functions and services will be prioritised and (d) how will this be (i) monitored and (ii) measured?
a) What is being done to reduce outsourced functions and services within the department.
At this stage the department has no plan to reduce outsourced functions and services within the department, due to the nature of these services and limited compensation budget. However, the department enters into negotiations with winning bidders for different services to ensure efficiency in the use of limited fiscal resources.
b) (i)-(iii) Not applicable
c) Not applicable
d) (i) – (ii) Not applicable.