Question NW207 to the Minister of Transport
17 March 2021 - NW207
Lorimer, Mr JR to ask the Minister of Transport
(1)With reference to the property situated at 265 Pasteur Road, Blackheath, Johannesburg, (a) which (i) division of SA National Roads Agency SOC Ltd (SANRAL) and/or (ii) other entities reporting to him were responsible for selecting this site for operation and for signing the lease and (b) what is the period of the lease and total amount of rental being paid; (2) whether (a) SANRAL or (b) entities reporting to him are conducting any operations at 266 Harley Rd Blackheath, Johannesburg; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so (3) whether the owners of the property are (a) employed by SANRAL and/or other divisions and/or entities of the Transport Department, (c) senior members of government and/or (d) former senior members of government; if not, what is the position in each case; if so, what are the further relevant details in each case? NW210E
1 (a) (i) SANRAL was not involved in selecting the site.
1 (a) (ii) SANRAL appointed service provider VEA Roads was responsible for selecting this site and entered into the lease agreement.
1 (b) Minimum lease period is 36 months with monthly lease of R20,000 per month.
2 (a) No operations conducted by SANRAL from 266 Harley Rd Blackheath, Johannesburg.
2 (b) No operations conducted by entities reporting to SANRAL from 266 Harley Rd Blackheath, Johannesburg.
SANRAL has no position in terms of operations form 266 Harley Rd Blackheath.
3 (a) According to SANRAL records the registered owner of the property is not employed by SANRAL and/or entities/Department of Transport
3 (b) (c)(d) Falls way