Funding to political parties and advertising by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation and each entity reporting to it, during the 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16 financial years, since 1 April 2016, and the budget for advertising in the 2016-17 financial year

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QUESTION NO 1514 (NW1685E)

PUBLISHED IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO: 16-2016 OF 20 MAY 2016

MRS Z B N BALINDLELA (DA) TO ASK THE MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION:

1) Whether her department was approached by any political party for any form of funding (a) in the (i) 2013-14, (ii) 2014-15 and (iii) 2015-16 financial years and (b) since 1 April 2016; if so, what are the relevant details in each case;

2) Whether her department provided any form of funding to any political party (a) in the (i) 2013-14, (ii) 2014-15 and (iii) 2015-16 financial years and (b) since 1 April 2016; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details in each case? (a) What amount did (i) her department and (ii) each entity reporting to her spend on advertising in the 2015-16 financial year and (b) how much has (i) her department and (ii) each entity reporting to her budgeted for advertising in the 2016-17 financial year?

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The reply to the question is as follows:

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1) (a) (i) No, there was no funding request received in 2013-14 from any political party
(ii) No, there was no funding request received in 2014-15 from any political party
(iii) No, there was no funding request received in 2015-16 from any political party

(b) Not applicable

2) (a) (i) No, there was no funding provided to any political part in 2013-14
(ii) No, there was no funding provided to any political part in 2014-15
(iii) No, there was no funding provided to any political part in 2015-16

(b) Not applicable

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