DPWI on implementation of Beitbridge and Jersey Barrier oversight report recommendations; Committee Report on Quarterly Performance
2 Dec 2020
Ms A Siwisa (EFF) highlighted that there were no timeframes attached to any of the phases. What was the role of the DoT KZN and National Financial Services when it came to the Kosi Bay Project? What was their role? How were they going to assist the Department of Public ...
DPWI 2020/21Quarter 1 & 2 performance; Parliamentary Villages oversight report
25 Nov 2020
Ms A Siwisa (EFF) expressed her concern regarding the leasing of buildings, because the Department was renting buildings when there was no need to, as it had buildings that were verified, vacant and available for use. She sought clarity on the projects presented, and who was responsible for them. According ...
Expropriation Bill: DPWI briefing
24 Nov 2020
Ms A Siwisa (EFF) asked a question relating to the
DPWI portfolio audit outcomes: AGSA briefing; DPWI, PMTE & Entities 2019/20 Annual Report
17 Nov 2020
Ms A Siwisa (EFF) expressed her worry in relation to the challenges at the entities of the DPWI. She cited several instances of these challenges, and noted that it seemed as if the Property Management Trading Entity (PMTE) was regressing as well.
DPWI on expenditure on consultants, outsourced services & slow spending trend under Compensation of Employees, Goods, and Services
10 Nov 2020
Ms A Siwisa (EFF) referred to the presentation’s statement that money had been moved to assist the Department of Public Enterprises to bail out SAA. Did the DPE not have its own budget? She asked why this had been done, given that the DPWI was already struggling. She said it ...
DPWI on EPWP’s challenges to deal with non-compliance of provincial departments & municipalities
3 Nov 2020
Ms A Siwisa (EFF) did not believe that compliance was only a problem from 2018 onwards as it has been there a lot longer. She requested a proper follow-up on what was going on. They have all these non-compliant public bodies which in turn means certain non-government organisations (NGOs) are ...
DPWI on contracting obligations affecting planned dissolution of the Independent Development Trust
28 Oct 2020
Ms A Siwisa (EFF) said that in the Minister’s introduction, it had been stated that the Department did not know that there were trustees involved, but there had been a meeting with trustees in February and a meeting had been held on Monday. Trustees had said that they were not ...
Expropriation Bill: briefing by Support Personnel on processing
27 Oct 2020
Ms A Siwisa (EFF) asked whether the Expropriation Bill should not be dealt with later, after the amendment of the Constitution which was in process. The EFF particularly wanted s25(3) and sub-section (7) of the Constitution to be amended to allow for expropriation without compensation. She asked whether the Expropriation ...
Funding, reporting and accounting structures of Infrastructure South Africa
20 Oct 2020
Ms A Siwisa (EFF) noted that the tendering process involves a lot of government spending and asked why the Department cannot consider having a state-owned construction company because they already have expertise and people who are in the IDT. She was concerned about what is going to happen to people ...
Land Port of Entry borderline & related matters: DPWI and National Treasury briefing
14 Oct 2020
Ms M Siwisa (EFF) stated that Mr Ganiso should not rush through the presentation with the excuse that certain concepts are too technical. In future, presenters should come prepared to explain any technicalities and not undermine Members’ capacity to understand elements of the presentation.