26 September 2017 - NW2637
Van Der Walt, Ms D to ask the MINISTER OF PUBLIC SERVICE AND ADMINISTRATION
(a) What number of new staff appointments did she make since her appointment as Minister of Public Service and Administration on 31st March 2017? (b) Who did she appoint? (c) In which capacity in each case? (d) What qualifications? (i) Were required and , (ii) Do each of the specified persons hold and, (e) What are the relevant details of? (i) Each person’s remuneration package and, (ii) Her personal and/or professional relationship with each person?
(1)(a) The Minister inherited the 26 post that were in the fixed establishment in the Ministry that was approved by her predecessor. All 26 positions were funded.
Six (6) (Staff) members were transferred from the Ministry of Communication to the Ministry for the Public Service and Administration following the reconfiguration of the Cabinet on the 31st of March 2017.
Seventeen (17) Staff Members were appointed to the Ministry to fill vacant positions in the already existing and approved Ministry establishment. These positions became vacant because:
- Number of staff members who were previously seconded to the Ministry from departments (DPSA & Stats SA) returned to their original positions
- Staff transfer from the Ministry for the public Service and Administration t the Ministry of Communications
- Resignation of staff from Ministry for the Public Service and Administration
- End of term of contracts of staff from Ministry for the Public Service and Administration.
The Minister appointed Staff members from Level 4 to Level 14 in terms of Section 66(2) of the Public Service Regulations, 2016
Financial information will be disclosed on the annual report submitted to Parliament as required by the PFMA.
Minister only have professional relationship with all staff members.