DA downsizers: We will save R5bn annually by having only 15 ministers


- briefly.co.za | 8 months ago

- The DA has outlined in their 2019 manifesto that, if elected, they plan on drastically downsizing the amount of ministers employed by the government- The party explained how they believe that SA needs to do away with unnecessary ministers and titles that were only created in the past to reward loyalty to the ruling party- As reconfiguring the ministries and their functions, the DA has also provided a list of the proposed ministries after downsizingPAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Briefly.co.za News on your News Feed!The DA recently released their full 2019 manifesto and has claimed that, if elected, the party could save South Africa R5 billion per year by only employing 15 ministers.

According to the Sowetan Live, the DA claims that, in the past, ministerial positions were offered as rewards to loyal patrons of the party in power. The party also said that this has left the government bloated with unnecessary positions and ministry titles.

The DA explains in their manifesto that: "It is important to recognise that reducing the number of ministries in South Africa does not mean that we do away with essential departments of government entities.

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