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From housing to travel, MPs learn about perks of the job

Top-of-the-range tech equipment, state equipment and free flights form part of MPs' salary packages.

New rules in Ministerial Handbook lay down the law on perks

Curbs on buying flashy cars and travelling first class are among measures expected in the long-delayed Ministerial Handbook.

Fast-food bill of R50k ‘not excessive’, says N Cape premier office

Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas's office has defended using her government credit card on reportedly buying fast food at outlets like KFC and Spur.

Nxesi contradicts handbook on Nkandla upgrade

The Ministerial Handbook has again been used to veil state officials' spending of public funds on private luxuries - this time on Zuma's Nkandla home.

Set firm limits on ministers’ spending, urges Madonsela

Nathi Mtethwa is off the hook, but the public protector says the Ministerial Handbook should be amended to nip "unreasonable spending" in the bud.

Letters to the Editor: May 06

Our readers share their thoughts on the local elections, the ministerial handbook, Netcare and more.

Zille publishes ‘no frills’ ministerial handbook

Western Cape premier Helen Zille on Tuesday released a new ministerial handbook in an effort to reduce excessive spending by provincial ministers.

Publishing of Ministerial Handbook ‘illegal and irresponsible’

Dumisani Nkwamba, spokesperson for the minister of public service and administration, responds to the <i>M&G</i>'s editorial.

Dept fumes at publication of handbook

The department of public service and administration has condemned the <i>Mail & Guardian</i> for publishing the classified Ministerial Handbook.

Protection of information farce

The <i>M&G</i> reported that officials were unhappy about what they saw as excessive spending by Sicelo Shiceka.

The elusive Ministerial Handbook

In recent years the Ministerial Handbook has been held up as putting an official stamp on the spending habits of ministers.

New spending rules for Western Cape politicians

The Western Cape is to curb spending by its politicians by producing its own ministerial handbook, Premier Helen Zille said on Tuesday.

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