Total Cost for the Annual Reports of 2004-05 and 2003-04 of
the Department of Foreign Affairs
QUESTION NUMBER 1559
PUBLISHED IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER
NO 33 OF 14 OCTOBER 2005
MR L B LABUSCHAGNE (DA) TO ASK THE MINISTER OF
(1) In respect of the 2004-05 and 2003-04 annual reports
of her department and the annual reports for those years of every statutory and
other entity reporting to her, (a) what was the (i) budgeted cost and (ii) actual
cost of (aa) preparing, including editing, photography, layout and design, (bb)
printing and (cc) distributing each annual report and (b) how many copies of each
were (i) produced and (ii) distributed;
(2) whether the work involved in
the (a) preparation, including editing, photography, layout and design, (b) printing
and (c) distribution of each annual report was outsourced; if not, what is the
position in this regard; if so,
(3) whether tenders were called for in
this regard; if not, (a) why not, (b) on what basis was the work outsourced and
(c) what factors were taken into account in the decision not to call for tenders;
if so, what is the name of the printer used;
(4) whether the work was allocated
to the lowest tenderer; if not, (a) why not and (b) what factors were taken into
account in making this decision?
that there are no statutory and other entities reporting to the Minister of Foreign
(2) No, only the Printing was outsourced.
(3) No. The
Government Printing Works handled the printing.
(4) Falls away.
2 of Question 1559
(1) The cost will appear in our financial statements.