new owner of a R753 974 automobile – paid for by the taxpayer.
party leadership meeting last weekend.
how Mulder, unlike his colleagues in the ANC, had not been rewarded with an
expensive official car or official residences in Cape Town and Pretoria.
Mulder. “Ministers followed the letter of the ministerial textbook and said to
hell with the rest.”
the late Dirk du Toit, would have to be replaced.
deputy minister’s secretary, supplied a long answer, mainly out of the
existing vehicle reaches the 120 000km reading or a life span of five years.
This policy is prescribed by the ministerial handbook.
The ministerial handbook (Chapter 5, 1.2.3) determines that a new
official vehicle with a comprehensive service contract and/or plan
(120?000km/five years) must be bought,” Wessels said.
last year it has needed 12 mechanical repairs. When the Jeep is out of service a
car must be rented – an expense added to the cost of the mechanical
The total maintenance
and repair costs for the 2009/10 financial year amounted to R186 124.22.
unable to keep an appointment because his vehicle had broken down.
contract be put into service.
It is not parked
in his garage and it is not driven by him,” Wessels said.
Mulder’s annual salary.
safety and to ensure that passengers could continue to work during long trips
and at night.