Media Releases

Health care system shows that government does not care about the people

Philip van Staden

(Debate in parliament: Adjustment Budget for Department of Health)

A government that cares for its people is one that protects them and endeavours to meet everyone's needs, that offers good quality and sustainable education and health care services, that maintains infrastructure, that takes action ... Read more

South Africa’s attitude towards saving water must change drastically to prevent severe water crisis

Mnr. Piet Mey

(Debate in parliament: Adjustment Budget for Department of Water and Sanitation)

South Africa's attitude towards saving water must change drastically to prevent a severe water crisis and the ANC must prioritise water above wasting billions of rand more to try and save the South African Airways... Read more

Gauteng Covid-19 adjustment budget: ANC is living in the past and speaks about inclusivity with a forked tongue

Adv Anton Alberts

The FF Plus finds it unacceptable that the ANC government in Gauteng keeps looking in the rear-view mirror while the Covid-19 pandemic requires looking to the future and doing proper strategic planning, now more so than ever before.

They talk about creating an inclusive economy, while planning to... Read more

ANC government’s failure encourage tax withholding

Wouter Wessels

(Debate in parliament: Adjustment Budget for National Treasury)

The Minister of Finance, Titi Mboweni, has recently sharply criticised the FF Plus because in his opinion, the party propagated tax withholding. That is not true.

The truth is that the ANC government is propagating that idea itself... Read more

Second attack on farmer from Mokopane (Potgietersrus): FF Plus holds government accountable

Marcelle Maritz

The FF Plus in Limpopo blames poor policing and the government for the second attack in just two months on a farmer in Mokopane (Potgietersrus).

Barely two months ago, the FF Plus MPL and provincial leader, Marcelle Maritz, paid a visit to Mr Bert Kotze after he was attacked on his farm. It is... Read more

Department of Justice must uphold and protect the rule of law, also with regard to prosecution of state capture and corruption

Jaco Mulder

(Debate in parliament: Adjustment Budget for Justice and Constitutional Development)

The FF Plus wants to remind the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola, that his Department is supposed to uphold and protect the Constitution of South Africa and the rule of law, especially... Read more

SANDF shows its true calibre with conduct during Covid-19

Dr Pieter Groenewald

(Debate in parliament: Adjustment Budget for Defence)

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) showed its true colours and calibre with its conduct during the current Covid-19 pandemic and this new norm has a name, it is called Colins Khosa.

To this can be added the conduct of the head of ... Read more

A balance must be struck between the environment and current global problems

Tammy Breedt

(Debate in parliament: Adjustment Budget for Environment, Forestry and Fisheries)

The environment and conservation of natural resources may not be seen as inferior to sustainable development and current global challenges, like the Covid-19 pandemic.

A fine balance must be struck to ensure that... Read more

FF Plus supports Mpumalanga tourism

Mnr. Werner Weber

The government's regulations regarding the restrictions on the tourism sector stand in stark contrast to the way in which the transport industry, like taxis and buses, is regulated. Immediate action must be taken to prevent great damage and even more job losses in the tourism industry.

Thus, the... Read more

Tax payers have good reason to be upset about the way their tax money is being used

Mnr. Michal Groenewald

(Debate in parliament: Adjustment Budget for the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs)

In itself, money means nothing. Its value lies in what it can be used for and, thus, tax payers have good reason to feel dissatisfied about the way in which their hard-earned tax money is ... Read more

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