Total Cost for the Annual Reports of 2004-05 and 2003-04 of the Department of Foreign Affairs

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FOR WRITTEN REPLY

QUESTION NUMBER 1559

PUBLISHED IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO 33 OF 14 OCTOBER 2005

MR L B LABUSCHAGNE (DA) TO ASK THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS:

(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?
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REPLY

(1) Note that there are no statutory and other entities reporting to the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

(2) No, only the Printing was outsourced.

(3) No. The Government Printing Works handled the printing.

(4) Falls away.

Part 2 of Question 1559

(1) The cost will appear in our financial statements.

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