The Democratic Alliance has
called out the Department of Social Development after the Department returned
R1.4 billion in unspent funds to the treasury which could have been used for
The DA’s Lindy Wilson says for
some time the DA has been trying to get information as to expenditure on foreign
travel and have submitted several written questions to Minister Dlamini, but
these questions remain unanswered.
Wilson explained that the DA
will approach the standing committee on Public Accounts to investigate this
complete misuse of public funds, which should have been used to alleviate
poverty and uplift the poor in South Africa.
“The minister must account for
the failings within her department and DA will continue to fight for those most
vulnerable in our society abandoned by the DSD.” Wilson said.
Labels: Social Development returns R1.4 billion in unused funds to treasury