Public Protector/ANC Chief Whip Joint Media Statement

15 December 2011

Public Protector and ANC Chief Whip in Parliament find common ground

The Public Protector team, led by Adv Thuli Madonsela, and the ANC in Parliamentary delegation led by the Chief Whip, Dr Mathole Motshekga, today met to discuss issues relating to the Protection of Information Bill.

The meeting afforded both parties an opportunity to clarify and understand each other`s views on the draft legislation. It was agreed that the Public Protector will make a submission to the NCOP ad hoc committee and subsequent public hearings.

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For more information, contact:
Moloto Mothapo (ANC Chief Whip`s Spokesperson) 082 370 6930
Kgalalelo Masibi (Spokesperson for the Public Protector) 079 507 0399