2675. Ms D Kohler-Barnard (DA) to ask the Minister of Police:
(1) Whether the R112 million contract for providing riot control gear during the 2010 FIFA World Cup had been put out to tender; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details;
(2) whether a certain person (name furnished) flew to France to negotiate the contract; if so, (a) how many members of the SA Police Service accompanied him and (b) what are their (i) names and (ii) ranks?
I am currently engaging with National Treasury regarding this specific contract and matters related to this contract. Once this engagement is completed I will report back to Parliament regarding this particular tender and steps, if necessary that need to be taken regarding this contract..
Reply to question 2675 approved by the Minister