Cops obstruct Steenhuisen, other MPs from entering parly before budget speech

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- citizen.co.za | a month ago

National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise will investigate why police obstructed some opposition MPs, including the leader of the opposition John Steenhuisen, from entering the parliamentary precinct ahead of Wednesday’s budget speech.

A visibly agitated DA interim leader Steenhuisen arrived at his bench when Finance Minister Tito Mboweni was a few minutes into his speech. He had a quick word with DA chief whip Natasha Mazzone.

After Mboweni concluded his speech, Mazzone rose on a point of privilege.

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