DA's Bloom to run for Gauteng premier

2013-07-29 14:29
Jack Bloom (Picture: DA)

Jack Bloom (Picture: DA)

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Johannesburg - Democratic Alliance Gauteng leader Jack Bloom will run for premier in next year's elections, the party said on Monday.

He announced his candidacy at Constitution Hill, in Johannesburg.

"As premier of Gauteng, I will ensure real delivery, and a government that is accountable, effective, and free from corruption," Bloom said in a statement.

He said he would abolish blue light brigades, scrap e-tolls, and ensure that public money would not be spent on "extravagant cars and corporate credit cards".

"My vision for Gauteng is that no person is left behind or forgotten. Opportunities should be created through education and innovation.

"Red tape should be slashed so that small businesses create jobs on a massive scale," Bloom said.

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