Jacob Zuma to ‘lead from the front’ on cost cuts

2013-10-24 14:36

President Jacob Zuma will “lead from the front” in attempts to cut spending on government perks, Minister in the Presidency Collins Chabane has said.

In his medium-term budget policy statement yesterday, Gordhan announced that government intended to slash perks for all officials, from ministers to mayors, to save more than R2 billion. The new rules would apply from December 1 to all spheres of government, he said.

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