Zille gets an F in report card

2010-05-07 11:25

The Congress of SA Trade Unions has given Western Cape premier

Helen Zille and her administration an F in its report card on her first year in


“A year has passed and communities have very little to be

impressed about in the area of actual delivery,” Cosatu Western Cape provincial

secretary Tony Ehrenreich said.

“There has been no innovation and vision, no grand statement

that responds to the social injury and directs the administration’s


He said Zille’s equal opportunity society had been exposed as

merely a sophisticated model of preserving the privileges of apartheid


“Botox is still dished out to the middle and upper class women at

the private hospitals in drums, while working family wom[e]n cannot get the

desperately needed cervical cancer facilities.”

– Sapa

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