Media Releases

Increase in government’s wage bill is excessive

2017-05-24
Dr Corné Mulder

In 1994, the government’s wage bill was only 5% of its total expenditure. It has now increased to more than 40% and dr. Corné Mulder, chief whip of the FF Plus, says that is excessive.

Today, during the department of public service and administration’s budget vote debate, dr.... Read more


Pres. Jacob Zuma is doing enormous damage to the country’s finances

2017-05-23
Adv Anton Alberts

Whereas ex-minister Pravin Gordhan certainly had a difficult task trying to manage the country’s finances, it appears almost impossible to do so now given the country’s junk status, says adv. Anton Aberts, FF Plus chairperson and parliamentary spokesperson for finance.

With... Read more


Treat all culture groups financially equal

2017-05-23
Dr Pieter Mulder

The reed dance is an important cultural event and part of the Zulu culture. King Goodwill Zwelithini asked the department of arts and culture to improve the reed dance site. All cultural groups in South Africa have important cultural events and are asking funding for it, but it must be within... Read more


Ideology gambles with South Africa’s future

2017-05-23
Adv Anton Alberts

The department of trade and industry is of cardinal importance for the country’s welfare as it manages the country’s domestic and foreign affairs and for this reason the country cannot allow the implementation of poor policies, says adv. Anton Alberts, FF Plus parliamentary spokesperson ... Read more


South Africans are utterly at the mercy of criminals as even deputy minister gets robbed, despite guards

2017-05-23
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The incident of the deputy minister of Justice and Correctional Services being hijacked and robbed, despite two guards, should make the fact that South African citizens are utterly at the mercy of criminals clear to the minister of Police, Fikile Mbalula, says dr. Pieter Groenewald, leader of the... Read more


ANC insults the public of South Africa

2017-05-23
Adv Anton Alberts

What the ANC calls challenges are actually self-inflicted wounds and slow suicide with a total disregard for the general public of South Africa, says adv. Anton Alberts, FF Plus parliamentary spokesperson for transport.

According to adv. Alberts, one example is the Gauteng e-toll system that was... Read more


ANC is deliberately dragging their feet with land reform for political gain

2017-05-19
Dr Pieter Groenewald

The ANC is deliberately dragging its feet with land reform for their own political gain. The fact that there are still claims from as far back as 1998 that still have not been finalised despite the process having been initialised nearly twenty years ago serves as proof, says dr. Pieter Groenewald,... Read more


Funding of political parties unconstitutional and unfairly bias towards the ANC

2017-05-18
Dr Pieter Groenewald

Elections in South Africa will not be free and fair whilst the state's party political funding model is bias towards the ruling ANC. The forthcoming 2019 general election will be of the utmost importance for the country's democracy and for the future of every South African. Therefore, it is crucial ... Read more


After years the FF Plus tastes success with inquiry into holiday club industry

2017-05-18
Adv Anton Alberts

A big victory for the FF Plus. This is how adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus chairperson and parliamentary spokesperson on trade and industry, described the National Consumer Commission's announcement that a nationwide investigation will now be formally launched into the holiday club industry.

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Government’s plan to use public service pensions to save SAA could be another Transnet disaster

2017-05-18
Adv Anton Alberts

The possibility that the public service's pension fund may be used to save the SAA from bankruptcy by involving the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) as a business partner is totally unacceptable and must be stopped at all costs, says adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus parliamentary spokesperson on... Read more


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