15 April 2021 - NW965
Mhlongo, Mr TW to ask the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture
(1). Whether he will furnish Mr T W Mhlongo with a list of names of (a) all the persons who have been paid from the National Arts Council (NAC) relief funding on Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme (PESP) and (b) the amount that was paid for each first, second and third stream PESP; (2). whether stream 1 is now completed; if not, why not; if so, (a) who was paid and (b) what amount was paid in each case; (3). whether he will furnish Mr T W Mhlongo with a (a) list of names of persons who have been contracted on stream 2 and (b) full list of the persons who are (i) announced and (ii) not yet announced; if not, why not; if so, what are the further
(1). Yes, the list has been attached with the above details as requested.
(2). Stream 1, is not yet completed as it was also affected by the guiding figure of R10 800 across the board. The list of beneficiaries that have been paid thus far is also attached. The value of Stream 1 is R 23 896 665, 76.
(3). Contracting process is in progress for stream 2 beneficiaries. The NAC continues to engage those that received addendum contracts to sign in order to finalise the payment processes. All the beneficiaries that are approved have received their grant notification letters. The process announcing approved applicants is finalised and all names of fully compliant applicants are published on the NAC website.