03 September 2018 - NW2390
van der Merwe, Ms LL to ask the Minister of Social Development
(1)Whether she has procured any new (a) furniture and (b) cutlery for her office or any offices of her department since her appointment as Minister of Social Development on 26 February 2018; if so, (i) what was wrong with the furniture and cutlery that was in the office before her appointment and (ii) what amount was spent to procure the respective items in each case; (2) will she provide Ms L L van der Merwe with a detailed report of the items and their respective costs; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details; (3) whether all purchases were made in compliance with National Treasury regulations; if so, what are the relevant details?
(a) No furniture was procured for the Minister of Social Development.
(b) Crockery and cutlery were procured for the Minister’s official meetings and the hosting of VIP guests.
(i) There was no crockery and cutlery in those offices since it was long time it has not been purchased.
(ii) No furniture was procured;
(2) Crockery and cutlery amount was procured for R116, 528.56.
(3) Crockery and cutlery were purchased in compliance with National Treasury regulations.
Approved by the Minister on