AS IT HAPPENED: DA confirms cessation of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille's membership

2018-05-08 09:14

The Democratic Alliance has confirmed the cessation of embattled Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille's membership from the party, during a briefing addressing the ongoing saga between De Lille and the party.

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The DA's official statement on the matter.


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The DA reiterates their reasons for terminating De Lille's membership.


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The DA cites a Radio 702 interview with Patricia de Lille.


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Reasons the DA has lost confidence in Patricia de Lille, as explained by the party. 


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"A member ceases to be a member when he or she publicly declares intention to resign..."



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Senior leaders in the DA are briefing the media on the party’s next steps regarding the future of embattled Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille.

James Selfe, chairperson of the DA's federal executive, deputy chairpersons of the federal executive Natasha Mazzone and Thomas Walters, and national spokesperson Refiloe Nt'sekhe are in attendance.

This comes after it emerged on Monday that senior DA members had shared a fake Auditor General report about De Lille on social media, in which claims were made against her.

News24 confirmed that the document, shared by at least two DA members of Parliament on social media, was a forgery.

The DA members include deputy chief whip Mike Waters, who is also a deputy federal chairperson of the party, and National Council of Provinces MP Bronwynn Engelbrecht.

Mazzone later said the purported document was in no way used by the party in its disciplinary processes against De Lille.

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