In response to a High Court judgment, which ordered municipalities to start providing basic services to farm dwellers, particularly labour tenants, representatives of the Landless People’s Movement (LPM), as well as Agri SA and TAU SA, all expressed misgivings about municipalities’ capacity to provide these services.
Gcino Shabalala, the chairperson of the LPM’s KwaZulu-Natal Midlands chapter, said: “We need legislation and a government budget targeted to infrastructure development and services provision specifically for farm dwellers.”
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September 13, 2019