The South African government is forking out around R88 million on upgrades to three parliamentary villages in Cape Town as part of R423 million being spent on parliamentary facilities and buildings across the country says Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure, Patricia de Lille. Another R48 million had been set aside for the revamping of the Groote Schuur Estate; a budget of R15 million for roads and parking at the Bryntirion Presidential Estate and R104 million will be spent on parliamentary villages in Cape Town. The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure had also set R54 million aside to “provide integrated facilities management services for a five-year period in the parliamentary villages and for official residential accommodation.