04 December 2017 - NW3176
Rawula, Mr T to ask the Minister of Labour
(1) What are the details including the ranks of service providers and/or contractors from which (a) her department and (b) the entities reporting to her procured services in the past five years; (2) what (a) service was provided by each service provider and/or contractor and (b) amount was each service provider and/or contractor paid; (3) (a) how many of these service providers are black-owned entities, (b) what contract was each of the black-owned service providers awarded and (c) how much was each black-owned service provider paid?
1. (a) All our service providers are listed on the National Treasury Data-Base, their details and rank.
(b) The details and rank of all service providers that provided services to the department are enlisted in the National Treasury data base.
2. (a) All Services that are provided by our service providers are operational in nature.
(b) Amounts paid to each service provider vary depending on the size and nature of services they provide.
3. (a) Substantial number of suppliers are Black Empowered and those who aren’t; empowerment becomes one of the conditionalities for being awarded the contract.
(b) The amounts paid to each black owned service provider is determined by the value of each contract.