Mr B Luthuli (IFP) asked which municipalities offered payment holidays to collect money owed, although it was not endorsed by National government. This provided an opportunity for further mismanagement and corruption.
Mr B Luthuli (IFP) asked who the agencies were, and why they had been selected. What oversight mechanism would be used to monitor payment? Would the minister provide payment lists and information on what money had been paid out?
Mr B Luthuli (IFP) asked whether all the relevant representatives of the faith-based organisations have been consulted on the proposed regulations as per public participation requirements. If not, why? If yes, what are the relevant details? He asked whether the CRL Commission has exhausted all avenues to gather public comment ...
Mr B Luthuli (IFP) said the Department was normally not doing anything in the rural areas. He said the money municipalities received from the Department was for municipalities themselves not for traditional leaders and their small Heritage Day celebrations.
What (a) number of applications has his department received for the Covid-19 relief fund to date, (b) number of these applications have been paid out, (c) is the name of each person who has been paid, (d) number of applications were unsuccessful and (e) are the reasons they were unsuccessful ...
What is the position of his department with regard to paying back the entrance fees paid by local Comrades Marathon entrants given that their applications will not be deferred to 2021 as is the case with international entrants?
Given the trend in some countries around the world to resume sporting activities without spectators, what is his department’s position regarding the implementation of the same in the Republic, especially with non-contact sport?