12 June 2023 - NW2045
Clarke, Ms M to ask the Minister of Health
Whether he will furnish Mrs M O Clarke with documents regarding allegations of fruitless and wasteful expenditure (a) 00254121_d ANONYMOUS (5) - Copy) in the appointment of private legal practitioners by the Northwest Department of Health in dealing with disciplinary proceedings and (b) the Public Protector’s report; if not, why not; if so, on what date?
a) According to the North West Provincial Health, they are not aware of the Public Protector’s Report and the anonymous reference number referred to in the question. They would like to request the Honourable Ms MD Hlengwa to provide them with this information in order to provide a proper respond.
b) Fruitless and Wasteful expenditure are disclosed in the Annual Report and presented to Parliament, however the North West Department of Health indicates that it is not aware of the reference (00254121_d ANONYMOUS (5) reflecting on the question.
The North West Provincial Department of Health further indicates that they are also not aware of the Public Protector’s Report on the appointment of private legal practitioners by the Northwest Department of Health in dealing with disciplinary proceedings.