04 June 2021 - NW1271
Van Dyk, Ms V to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture
What (a) amount was spent on consultants in each entity reporting to him; and (b) plans does his department have in place to reduce its reliance on professional service providers?
(a). The amount spent on consultants by each Entity reporting to my department are responded to on the attached spreadsheet for your further attention.
(b). The Department is encouraging public entities to utilise in-house available expertise for the services required. Where consultants are utilised, the Department encourages entities to use a cost effective means to source services in line with the National Treasury cost curtailment measures.