25 August 2015 - NW2661
Horn, Mr W to ask the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
(1)With respect to the report by the Auditor-General that 233 contractual awards to councillors, employees of councils and close family members of councillors to a value of R165 million were made by the local government in the Free State in the 2013-14 financial year, (a) how many contracts of this nature were made in each municipality and (b) what was the value of each specified contract made in respect of each of the municipalities in the Free State during the specified period; (2) (a) what are the names of the councillors that received rewards of this nature, (b) which municipalities are they from and (c) what amount did they receive due to each specified contract during the specified period; (3) what are the names of the (a) family members, (b) councillors that they are related to and (c) municipality that they belong to?NW3092E
I do not have the information regarding sub-questions (1), (2) and (3).
The MEC responsible for Local Government in Free State, is being requested to commission an investigation into the matter.