Questions and Replies

The right of Members to put questions to Ministers is an important part of ensuring the executive authority’s accountability to the Provincial Parliament. Questions may be put to Ministers related to their spheres of responsibility. Replies to questions are either given orally in the House or in writing. The replies to oral questions are recorded in Hansard.

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Question Question Number Date Question Link
  1. What are the details of (a) how the Pick n Pay Market Store Project was conceived, (b) the agreements made and targets set, (c) the evaluation reports that have been conducted now that her Department has exited the project;
  1. whether her Department can make available the (a) concept document and/or business case that were presented to it by Pick n Pay on this collaboration, (b) agreement signed by her Department and Pick n Pay outlining the partnership and the expectations of all the parties in the agreement and (c) close-out report?
9 9 September 2022 13917

With regard to the ongoing challenges and severe service pressures experienced at the Khayelitsha District Hospital, the Mitchells Plain District Hospital and the Ceres Provincial Hospital:

  1. What are the causes of the challenges and service pressures at these hospitals;
  1. whether there are any shortage of (a) beds and (b) staff at each of these hospitals; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details;
  1. what are the details of all the interventions that have been put in place at each hospital to address the challenges and service pressures in (a) 2019, (b) 2020, (c) 2021 and (d) 2022 to date;
  1. what are the plans that have been put in place to address the challenges and service pressures at each hospital;
  1. whether her Department will make any additional budget allocations to these hospitals to address the ongoing challenges and service pressures; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?
9 4 November 2022 13916
  1. What are the details of the municipal debt of health facilities and (b) how much did the Department contribute to the support of health facilities with municipal debt in (i) 2019, (ii) 2020, (iii) 2021 and (iv) 2022 to date and (c) what are the details of all the health facilities that were assisted?
8 4 November 2022 13915

With reference to the Western Cape Provincial Supplier Database:

  1. How many women-owned businesses are (a) listed on the database and (b) contracted for supplier services by the provincial government;
  1. how many women-owned businesses trade with the provincial government in (a) construction, (b) agriculture, (c) logistics and (d) mining;
  1. what is the provincial government doing to ensure that (a) more women-owned businesses are established, (b) red-tape is reduced for women-owned business to have equal access to tenders and (c) more women-led enterprises trade with the provincial government?
8 2 September 2022 13914

The acting principal of the Hout Bay High School, whose name has been furnished to his Department, has been recalled after three days in the position: (1) On what grounds was he recalled; (2) whether he was subjected to a hearing before being recalled; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

2 21 October 2022 13908
  1. What are the details of the municipal debt of schools and (b) how much did the Department contribute to the support of schools with municipal debt in (i) 2019, (ii) 2020, (iii) 2021 and (iv) 2022 to date and (c) what are the details of all the schools that were assisted?
7 4 November 2022 13907
  1. What are the criteria for functional schools in the Western Cape, (b) how many schools adhere to and meet these requirements and (c)(i) how many schools do not adhere to these requirements, (ii) what are the details of these schools and (iii) what are the reasons for their non-adherence?
6 4 November 2022 13906

In relation to patients seeking medical attention at emergency centres at Western Cape healthcare facilities:

  1. Of all the patients admitted, how many of these patients’ injuries were trauma-related at every emergency centre in (i) 2017/18, (ii) 2018/19, (iii) 2019/20, (iv) 2020/21 and (v) 2021/22 and (b) what were the top five categories of trauma incidents recorded in (i) 2017/18, (ii) 2018/19, (iii) 2019/20, (iv) 2020/21 and (v) 2021/22?
7 11 November 2022 13894
  1. What is status of Newlands Rugby Stadium;
  1. whether the closed-bidding process for the stadium was transparent by not excluding any of the role players, including the rugby and football clubs; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?
11 4 November 2022 13893

With regard to tender S008/22:

(a)(i) When was this tender advertised, (ii) on which platforms was it advertised, (iii) what is the tender for, (iv) what was its value and (v) what were the tender specifications, (b) what (i) is the name of the company to whom the tender was awarded and (ii) are the details of its directors, (c) what (i) is the number and (ii) are the details of the other companies that bid for the tender and (iii) scoring was awarded to each?

10 4 November 2022 13892

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