Reply by Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, on questions posed in the National Assembly for written reply
21 May 2010
Mr J R B Lorimer (DA) to ask the Minister of Basic Education:
Whether her department and/or any of its entities have purchased any tickets for (a) the 2010 FIFA World Cup Soccer tournament, (b) the Cape Town International Jazz Festival and (c) any other entertainment event in the (i) 2009/10 financial year and (ii) during the period 1 April 2010 up to the latest specified date for which information is available; if not, what has been the position in each case; if so, in each case, (aa) what is or has been the date of the event, (bb)(i) how many tickets have been purchased and (ii) why, (cc) what has been the total cost of the tickets and (dd)(i) to whom has each of these tickets been allocated and (ii) on what was the decision for the allocation of these tickets based?
The above question has been circulated to all directorates in the branch for social responsibility and support services. All managers and their subordinates have responded that their units have not purchased any 2010 FIFA World Cup Tickets or Cape Town International Jazz Festival tickets or tickets to any other entertainment event during the 2009/10 financial year.
Source: Department of Education (http://www.education.gov.za/)
Issued by: Department of Basic Education
21 May 2010
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