The African National Congress (ANC) MPs supported Police Minister Bheki Cele position not to renew McBride's contract while opposition MPs argued for him to remain.
McBride's contract is expected to end on Thursday. Read: Parliament needs to clarify the independence of Ipid - Corruption Watch Does the police minister have the right to hire and fire whoever he deems fit? By refusing to renew McBride's contract, Cele may be undermining the independence of Ipid, argue politicians like Democratic Alliance (DA) MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard.
She says McBride refuted various allegations against him and shared reasons why he believes his contract should be extended.