Samantha Jane Graham

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Samantha Jane Graham


  • DPWI Quarter 4 performance 15 Jul 2020

    Ms S Graham (DA) commented on the minutes of 9 July 2020 noting that in the meeting, the Committee had asked for the clarity on the numbers of Expanded Public Works Programmes (EPWP) participants. There was a figure of 20 000 which was confusing as there was no clarity in ...
  • DPWI on Adjusted Budget & Revised Annual Performance Plan 9 Jul 2020

    Ms S Graham (DA) asked what sort of modelling had been done, and whether the modelling was being amended as this crisis progressed in respect of the number of quarantine and isolation sites that would be needed. Was there a buffer somewhere, should additional budget become necessary?
  • DPWI on South Africa’s Infrastructure Investment Plan 24 Jun 2020

    Ms S Graham (DA) said that slide 3 mentioned Infrastructure South Africa as the single point of entry for all infrastructure. DPWI had given away infrastructure to the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) and the South African National Defence Force (SANDF). Will DPWI get this back and be ...
  • DPWI on the IDT exit strategy 17 Jun 2020

    Ms S Graham (DA) said:
  • DPWI & PMTE 2019/20 Quarter 4 performance 11 Jun 2020

    Ms S Graham (DA) reminded the Department that they might have made a mistake on the 83% achieved against the 90% targets on percentage of quotations awarded within 30 days. The Department has not achieved its target.
  • Public Works & Infrastructure Budget: Committee Report 2 Jun 2020

    Ms S Graham (DA) commented on Clause 7.3 in the recommendations. She said the report did not make reference to finalising the Public Works Act. Given the Bill’s vital importance, she suggested they should either work on the Bill and skip the White Paper completely, or incorporate the ...
  • CIDB & CBE 2020/21 Annual Performance Plans 20 May 2020

    Ms S Graham (DA) emphasised she had asked this question before: what is the value add to registered professionals, what is CBE doing to support the professional bodies? How is CBE attracting registered professionals? What incentive is given? Even government is not using registered professionals when they do government programmes ...
  • DPWI & PMTE 2020/21 Annual Performance Plans 13 May 2020

    Ms S Graham (DA) asked how the IDT (Independent Development Trust) continues its operation and its mandate if it has not been allocated any funding.
  • Properties earmarked as quarantine facilities for COVID19 patients; Report on the Beitbridge fence erection project; with Minister and Deputy Minister 4 May 2020

    Ms S Graham (DA) questioned on what basis it had been decided that the old borderline fence would be reconstructed. According to the pictures the Committee had received, the previous fence had been completely removed, and it was acknowledged that the fence was gone. Who decided to replicate the old ...
  • State of parliamentary villages, with Minister and SAPS 10 Mar 2020

    Ms S Graham (DA) started by appreciating the work being done by the DPWI officers at Acacia Park which describes as phenomenal. She said that the staff there are so helpful and excellent. She heard that Acacia Park is not owned by government but rather by a private trust which ...