Nathi Nhleko insists investigators were just doing their jobs when they sent the finance minister a list of questions days before the budget speech.
A motion of no confidence brought by the DA was easily defeated by the ANC in the National Assembly on Tuesday.
The government has seemingly bowed to pressure from unions and has put on hold a law that would force workers to preserve their retirement savings.
A ministerial reference group appointed by Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has made damning findings against suspended police commissioner Riah Phiyega.
Parliament has taken recourse to an interdict dating back to 2010 to prevent striking staff from disrupting the work of the legislature.
Political analyst Steven Friedman says Riah Phiyega should quit and political parties welcome the findings and recommendations of the Marikana report.
A parliamentary committee has heard that not only did Tshabalala fail to qualify, she didn't even score high enough to reregister for the course.
MPs felt vindicated after a court denied the SABC chair an order to halt investigations into allegedly false qualifications on her CV.
Opposition parties have charged President Jacob Zuma with corruption at various police stations, and the charges have been taken to a national level.
The EFF has threatened court action should the National Assembly approve a recommendation to suspend 12 of its MPs without pay.