Questions and Replies

The right of Members to put questions to Ministers is an important part of ensuring the executive authority’s accountability to the Provincial Parliament. Questions may be put to Ministers related to their spheres of responsibility. Replies to questions are either given orally in the House or in writing. The replies to oral questions are recorded in Hansard.

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Question Question Number Date Question Link

With respect to the accreditation of the bachelor’s degree in Nursing and Midwifery as offered by the Western Cape College of Nursing:

  1. To how many prospective students will placement be offered in the 2023 academic year;


  1. whether her Department has engaged in any advertising or application campaigns; if so, what are the relevant details;
  1. whether successful graduates of this programme will assist with the current shortage of nurses in our country; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?
9 28 October 2022 13861

In relation to the enforcement of maintenance orders in the Western Cape:

(a)   How many warrants of arrest does the SAPS currently have for maintenance orders against defaulting parties, (b)(i) what is the process of executing these warrants of arrest and (ii) have these processes been followed, (c) how many warrants of arrest have been executed in (i) 2019, (ii) 2020 and (iii) 2021 and (d)(i) what were the reasons for not executing warrants of arrest and (ii) what are the relevant details?

6 14 November 2022 13860

Regarding the broken driving licence card machine as reported on 18 October 2022:

  1. How many Western Cape drivers were initially affected by the broken machine, (b) how many drivers are waiting to receive driving licence cards and (c) how do traffic officers in the province deal with issues related to the backlog in the issuing of driving licences?
5 28 October 2022 13859

For each of the nature reserves managed by CapeNature that provides accommodation to visitors:

  1. What has been the average occupation rate of the chalets or rooms for the year ended 31 March 2022, (b) what is deemed to be the break-even occupation rate for each reserve, (c) how are the indirect costs allocated to tourism facilities, particularly overnight accommodation, and (d) what other costs are taken into account when calculating the total cost related to tourist accommodation?


4 28 October 2022 13858

(1) How will the management of the Table Mountain National Park benefit from a transfer of the management responsibility to the Western Cape Nature Conservation Board; (2) whether a financial analysis has been done on the potential costs and responsibilities of taking on the management of the Table Mountain National Park; if not, why not; if so, what would the financial and management burdens of such a step be?

3 28 October 2022 13857

(a)   What have been the export volumes of wine in (i) 2017, (ii) 2018, (iii) 2019, (iv) 2020 and (v) 2021, (b) what are the expected trends for the medium term, (c) to what extent has the wine industry been able to decrease, through sales and/or exports, the record-high volumes of wine on hand as was reported in 2020 when COVID-19 regulations had a negative impact on sales and (d) how has his Department supported wine producers in selling off these high volumes of wine?


2 28 October 2022 13856

How effective has the deployment of LEAP officers in the hotspots of Cape Town been when measured against current crime rates in Cape Town?

1 28 October 2022 13855

With regard to the Tourism Dialogue hosted on 10 October:

  1. (i) What were the salient issues highlighted in terms of tourism readiness and (ii) how is her Department ensuring these issues are addressed timeously and (b)(i) what intervention is required from the national government and (ii) how is the Department engaging with the national government to resolve these issues?
6 21 October 2022 13834

Technical support was provided to 26 municipalities in the 2020/21 financial year:

(a)   What type of technical support was given to the municipalities and (b) how has this support benefited the municipalities in implementing housing projects?

5 21 October 2022 13833

(a)   What did his Departmental Business Continuity Plan entail in the 2020/21 financial year and (b) how did the plan help his Department reach its targets?

4 21 October 2022 13832