Redressing the Regress of our Democratic Freedoms

by Janho Engelbrecht MPL, DA Gauteng Legislature Caucus Chairperson Today I stand in front of this house as a proud but disappointed South African. Proud because of what we have achieved in the fight against the Apartheid regime. However, in the same breath, my disappointment comes from the regress and weakening of…

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Premier Makhura, your time is up

by Jack Bloom MPL, DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Health Madam Speaker, in his report on the Life Esidimeni arbitration process Justice Dikgang Moseneke said as follows: “This is a harrowing account of the death, torture and disappearance of utterly vulnerable mental health care users in the care of an admittedly…

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Premier Makhura: The mastermind of Esidimeni must go

John Moodey MPL, DA Gauteng Provincial Leader Madam Speaker, we are gathered in this House, not to pass judgement, but to conclude what should have been done some time ago. Following the most gruesome deaths of 144 mentally ill patients; some of the most vulnerable members of society, the Premier should…

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