20 April 2015
Alliance will submit a Promotion of Access to Information Act application.
media reports alleging that the latest Eskom coal contract was signed with the
The DA says it
appears that, political interference may have been involved, with some
resistance from Eskom management and senior executives, in the awarding of coal
supply tenders to the Gupta family and their associates.
DA MP of Public
Enterprise Natasha Mazzone says the Democratic Alliance will be launching a
protection to access information application following reports that the Gupta family
are involved in various coal deals which haven’t been executed and awarded
“This is obvious
a very serious allegation and something which we must take up very seriously
and therefore the DA will be asking for the entire coal contract to be given to
us so that we can scrutinise them and see exactly how the procedure was done
and what exactly it entailed”, Mazzone added.
Labels: DA to submit a PAIA application on awarding of Gupta family coal tender