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

Whether there is a vacant post cluster commander for the Caledon cluster; if so, (a) how long has this position been vacant and (b) when will it be filled?

2 14 November 2014 12162

(a) What is the actual number of South African Police Service Act, 1995 (Act No. 68 of 1995) posts versus the granted number of posts for the Grabouw police station, and (b) how many VISPOL vans are (i) allocated, (ii) in operation and (iii) boarded at the station?

1 14 November 2014 12161

Whether personnel in public hospitals are working in a safe and secure environment to perform their duties effectively; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

6 7 November 2014 12158

What is the shortage of police officers at police stations in the province?

5 7 November 2014 12157

(a) How many youths in the age group 15 to 35 years were unemployed in the province in the (i) 2009/10, (ii) 2010/11, (iii) 2011/12, (iv) 2012/13 and (v) 2013/14 financial years and (b) what measures does his department have in place to redress this unemployment rate?

6 28 November 2014 12154

Whether any nature reserve sites in the province are used for educational retreats during school holidays; if not, why not; if so, (a) what are names of the facilities utilised during the current financial year and (b) what financial figures are available?

5 14 November 2014 12152

1. What is the status of Milnerton 20/06/2014;

2. whether the accused in this case has been arrested; if so, what are the relevant details;

 3. whether the matter has gone to court; if so ,what are the relevant details?

4 7 November 2014 12151

(1)  Whether the geographical area of Mossel Bay Municipality is served by any of his Department’s offices; if so, (a) which offices, and with regard to each of the offices, (b) what services are rendered, (c) the physical address, (d) who is the responsible person at the office, (e) what is the person’s contact details, (f) the budget for the management of the office and (g) how does the staffing look;

(2)  whether any vacancies existed at any of the offices by the latest date mentioned on which information was available, if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (a) what is the number of vacancies, (b) at which offices are the vacancies and (c) when are the vacancies expected to be filled;

(3) whether he intends to constrict, terminate or expand any services at the said offices; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (a) what will the extent of the (i) constriction, (ii) termination or (iii) expansion be and (b) what are the relevant details in this regard?

3 7 November 2014 12150

(1)  (a) How many health care facilities are in the Mossel Bay municipal area and (b) for each of the facilities (i) how many staff members are working in the various career groups, (ii) how many hours does this staff work, (iii) where is it located, (iv) what is the extent of the population served by it, (v) what specific services are being rendered by each of the facilities and (vi) how many contact cases are there;

(2)  whether the facilities mentioned above are open to the public; if not, why

      not; if so, what are the relevant details?

2 7 November 2014 12149

Whether a new provincial hospital is planned for Mossel Bay; if not, why not; if so, (a) where will it be erected, (b) (i) has the land been or will it be purchased and (ii) for how much, (c) when will the hospital be fully operational, (d) how many beds will be allocated to each service aspect and (e) which services will be rendered by such hospital and (f) for which geographical area?

1 7 November 2014 12148