Question NW2035 to the Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure

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29 June 2023 - NW2035

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Seitlholo, Mr IS to ask the Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure

(1)Whether the Rygersdal Complex in Rosebank, Cape Town, has recently been refurbished; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, for what purpose; (2) for what purposes will the specified property be used; (3) whether there is any security currently available to the property; if not, why not; if so, what are the costs related to the (a) security and (b) other related upkeep costs?


The Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure

1. Yes, the refurbishment was done to reconfigure certain floors thereby creating five units out of the three and four bedrooms being converted into two bedrooms. Furthermore the refurbishment resulted in conversion of the domestic quarters into three duplex units which are currently occupied by Deputy Ministers.

2. Rygersdal is used for accommodation of Director-Generals and Deputy Ministers.

3. Security in manned by South African Police Services.

a) With respect to costs related to security, our sister department, South African Police Services (SAPS), will be best suited to respond to the question.

b) The projected expenditure for the current financial year for planned maintenance and corrective maintenance is R 1 342 713.23 and the actual expenditure to date is R 70 873.21.

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