AS IT HAPPENED: 229 MPs vote against the motion to dissolve National Assembly

2017-09-05 14:43

IFP, EFF, NFP, UDM, and ANC are some of the political parties that have rejected the motion brought forward by the DA to dissolve National Assembly, calling it hasty, irrational and grand standing.

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05 Sep 18:39

Those in favour of the motion to dissolve National Assembly were 83

229 MPs are against the motion

7 abstained

Motion is therefore rejected.


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