Parliament cancels meeting to deal with assault claim against EFF's Floyd Shivambu

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- businesslive.co.za | 5 months ago

Parliament’s committee on ethics and members’ interests has cancelled a meeting meant to consider an assault complaint against EFF deputy leader Floyd Shivambu.

The matter relates to an incident in March 2018 in which Shivambu is alleged to have attacked a journalist within the parliamentary precinct.   The ethics committee meeting was scheduled to take place on Thursday.

However, in statement issued on behalf of the committee, parliament said the committee had obtained legal advice that highlighted that it must have a certain number of members to reach a quorum.

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