EFF rejects proposed Gauteng tariff hikes

The Johannesburg City Council rejected proposed new rates and tariffs for the metro on Tuesday.

EFF Johannesburg regional secretary Silumko Mabona says most of the issues on the budget were supposed to be pro-poor but that has not been the case.

They rejected the proposed increases in water, electricity, sewerage, sanitation and refuse removal.

We rejected the tariffs that were proposed in terms of the budget itself. Ours was a rejection based on what the report was saying.

Silumko Mabona, EFF Johannesburg regional secretary 

There has not been clear public consultation in terms of what the proposed tariff increase should be.

Silumko Mabona, EFF Johannesburg regional secretary 

Mabona says they want to ensure the process goes to the public first to accept or reject the tariffs.

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