Image default
Newafrican

DA submits movement of no confidence in opposition to its personal member in Western Cape legislature



DA MP Masizole Mnqasela, is seen outdoors the Wynberg Justice of the Peace’s Courtroom in Cape City.

Shelley Christians, Gallo Photos, The Occasions

  • The DA has filed a movement of no confidence in opposition to the Western Cape legislature’s Speaker, Masizole Mnqasela. 
  • The movement was submitted on Friday morning. 
  • The movement comes after the celebration had charged Mnqasela with misconduct and suspended him from all celebration actions.  

The DA within the Western Cape has submitted a movement of no confidence in opposition to the provincial legislature Speaker, a suspended DA member.

The movement was submitted on Friday morning in opposition to speaker Masizole Mnqasela after the celebration had charged him with misconduct and suspended him from all celebration actions.

The celebration’s caucus chief, Alan Winde, confirmed {that a} movement in opposition to Mnqasela had been filed.

“In accordance with part 20(4) of the Structure of the Western Cape 1997, a movement expressing that the home has misplaced confidence within the Speaker … was submitted on Friday. The movement is submitted in mild of great allegations of misconduct in opposition to the Speaker, that are materials to the Code of Ethics for Members of the Govt Authority and the Speaker’s features. The movement will probably be set for debate and a vote in the home,” he informed News24.

Mnqasela was topic to a disciplinary listening to final month the place he confronted off with the celebration’s high brass over extravagant spending allegations. The DA unanimously determined to file a vote of no confidence to axe him from his place within the legislature.

READ | Joburg Mayor Mpho Phalatse labels bids to oust her as political ploy ‘to access City’s bank account’

The movement filed by the celebration’s deputy chief whip, Diedre Baartman, reads:”(The home) has misplaced confidence within the Speaker’s capability to fulfil his duties as Speaker, and hereby removes the Speaker from workplace forthwith.”

In Could, whistleblowers handed over a mountain of proof to Winde, revealing Mnqasela’s journey and leisure claims and obvious lavish spending whereas on official authorities enterprise.

Mnqasela denied the allegations and, after being charged with misconduct, stated the allegations levelled in opposition to him have been influenced by a political agenda. 

The movement will now be thought of by the legislature’s programming committee. The subsequent home sitting will happen on Thursday subsequent week.


Related posts

Riveiro calls for consistency from Orlando Pirates

admin

ANC, EFF failed deal seals return of DA governance in Ekurhuleni

admin

Pure catastrophe losses hit $115 bn this yr – Swiss Re

admin