Submission to the Standing Committee on Finance National Assembly, regarding the Public Procurement Bill of 2023 [B18-2023] Johannesburg, 11th September 2023

Sept 11, 2023 – In this submission to the Parliament’s Standing Committee on Finance on the Public Procurement Bill of 2023, the IRR argues that, rather than focusing on race, emphasizing ‘value-for-money’ as the overarching national priority will protect the poor black majority from the fraud, inflated pricing, and defective delivery that have long plagued so much of state procurement.