1. Did the Department of Public Works contract for the laying of carpeting in the hallways of the West Block and, if so (a) for what reason (b) on whose authority (c) at what cost?
2. Was the contract put out to tender and (a) if not, for what reason (b) if so (i) when and how was the invitation to tender advertised (ii) what were the names of the successful and unsuccessful bidding firms (iii) what price did each bid quote?
3. Does the Department plan to contract for the carpeting of the hallways of any other buildings in the parliamentary precinct?
Subtopic: QUESTIONS ON THE ORDER PAPER