23 June 2021 - NW1455
Steyn, Ms A to ask the Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure
Whether her department has any agricultural land registered in the name of the State in the OR Tambo District Municipality in Eastern Cape; if so, (a) what number of hectares, (b) who is currently occupying the land and (c) what is it used for?
The Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure:
I have been informed by the Department that the Department has identified eight (8) agricultural land parcels in the OR Tambo District Municipality in Eastern Cape that are registered in the name of the State; they are recorded and being disclosed in the Annual Financial Statements of the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI).
a) The identified eight (8) land parcels cover 306,53 hectares;
b) The land is vacant;
c) Falls away.