25 August 2015 - NW2819
Mileham, Mr K to ask the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
(1)Whether the whereabouts and status of the mayoral chain of each metropolitan municipality are known; if so, (a)(i) where and (ii) how is each specified mayoral chain secured and (b) what is the current value of each specified mayoral chain; (2) is each specified mayoral chain insured for full replacement value; if not, (a)(i) when and (ii) under what circumstances did the mayoral chain or elements thereof go missing and (b) was any claim instituted against the municipal insurance for the loss of the mayoral chain or elements thereof; (3) in cases where the whereabouts of the mayoral chain is not known, has any criminal case been opened relating to the loss of the mayoral chain or elements thereof; if not, why not; if so, what is the current status of the case?
The information requested by the Honourable Member is not readily available within the Department. We have, however, requested all the Metropolitan Municipalities, to provide the information.
The Honourable Member will be provided with the requested information as soon as it is submitted to us.