At least 1.5m signatories from civil society call on MPs to reject 'unconstitutional' 2021 Budget

CATEGORY: Developmental, Capable and Ethical State
DATE: 11 March 2021
AUTHOR: Maverick Citizen

The current Budget will cut public spending by R265-billion over the next three years in areas that directly affect human rights, say social movements, civil society organisations, trade unions and individuals in an open letter.

Senior researchers at the Developmental, Capable and Ethical State research division at the Human Sciences Research Council have alsowhether the Budget can be justified. If not, then it is not only trampling on the Constitution but also on numerous international obligations.

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