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NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

QUESTION FOR WRITTEN REPLY

QUESTION NO. 3841

DATE OF PUBLICATION: THURSDAY, 6 DECEMBER 2018

INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER 45 OF 2018

3841. Mr D C Ross (DA) to ask the Minister of Home Affairs::

(1) Whether (a) his department and/or (b) any entity reporting to him
contracted the services of a certain company (name and details
furnished), in each of the past 10 financial years; if so, what (i) number
of contracts were signed, (ii) was the date on which each contract was
signed, (iii) was the duration of each contract, (iv) services did the
company render and (v) was the monetary value of each contract in
each case;

(2) whether any irregular expenditure relating to the contracts was recorded
and/or condoned in each case; if so, what are the relevant details?
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REPLY:

The question was referred to the Department and entities who responded as
follows:

(a) Department of Home Affairs
(1) Yes. The Department of Home Affairs has contracted the services of the
company in question via one of its subsidiaries, Leading Prospects
Trading 111 (Pty) Ltd. This subsidiary provides the Department with the
Lindela Holding Facility where detained illegal immigrants are kept prior
to deportation.
(i) Two
(ii) As per the schedule hereunder
(iii) As per the schedule hereunder
(iv) Housing for detained illegal immigrants and management of the
facility.
(v) As per the schedule hereunder

(2) No irregular expenditure relating to the contracts was recorded.
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Schedule

Number of contracts: 2 Contract 1 Contract 2
Date of contract 1st October 2005- 30 01 March 2016- 28 February
September 2015 extended to 2021
28 February 2016
Duration of contract 10 years 5 years
Services contracted for Provision of a detention Provision of a detention
facility for Illegal Foreigners facility and care of Illegal
Immigrants awaiting
deportation to their home
countries
Value of contract R7 894 120.00 per month R9 141 185.65 per month
(Variable food costs paid (Costs per additional people
according to the actual at a pro-rata amount of
occupancy) R32.00)
Any irregular None None
expenditure

(b) Government Printing Works
(1) No.
(i) n/a
(ii) n/a
(iii) n/a
(iv) n/a
(v) n/a

(2) n/a

(b) Electoral Commission

(1) No.
(i) n/a
(ii) n/a
(iii) n/a
(iv) n/a
(v) n/a

(2) n/a