South Africa 1.3.2018 12:18 pm

Lynne Brown quits Parliament

Former public enterprises minister Lynne Brown appears before the public enterprises portfolio committee in Parliament. Picture: ANA

Former public enterprises minister Lynne Brown appears before the public enterprises portfolio committee in Parliament. Picture: ANA

Brown was fired as minister on Monday following a Cabinet reshuffle by President Cyril Ramaphosa. She was replaced by Pravin Gordhan. 

Former public enterprises minister Lynne Brown has resigned as a member of Parliament, the office of the ANC chief whip has announced.

In a statement, ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu confirmed Brown’s resignation, which was effective from February 27.

“Comrade Brown joined the National Assembly in 2014 and had previously served as a member of the Western Cape Provincial Legislature in various capacities from 1994 till 2014.

“She has expressed her gratitude in having served the people of South Africa and thanked the ANC for having given her the opportunity to do so. We are confident that she will continue serving the country and our movement in other capacities in future. We wish her well,” Mthembu said.

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