EFF MPs in trouble for vote in Parliament: ‘Our members usually don’t know what they are fighting for’

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A senior leader who spoke on condition of anonymity said the EFF had a problem with members “who are just reactionary and lack proper understanding of party policies”. Picture: Leánne Stander
A senior leader who spoke on condition of anonymity said the EFF had a problem with members “who are just reactionary and lack proper understanding of party policies”. Picture: Leánne Stander

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“The problem with our members and MPs is that they are programmed to reject everything that comes from the ANC. I don’t think those members knew what they were rejecting when they voted against the bill.”

This is what senior EFF leaders had to say about members of the national council of provinces (NCOP) who voted against the Civil Union Amendment Bill last week.

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