MPLs go home for polls

2011-02-24 00:00

THE KwaZulu-Natal Legislature yesterday decided that MPLs will work from their constituency offices during April and May to ready for the local government elections. Spokesperson for the Legislature Wonder Hlongwa said the break would enable MECs “to ensure that local government elections and the electioneering are going smoothly.”

The Democratic Alliance’s chief whip in the Legislature, Radley Keys, said to shut down parliament for two months to go electioneering was “grossly irresponsible” and “yet another example of the ANC’s inability to separate state — or in this case, province — from party”.

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