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08 Jun 2020

Govt cops flak from tripartite alliance for ‘heavy handed’ lockdown

Herald Live

The tripartite alliance is warning the government that the lockdown’s legitimacy is at risk given the unintended consequence of favouring some parts of society while leaving others in the lurch.

Other proposals include an extension of social grants, efforts to reduce fixed costs for sectors, and increased support for medical research and development centres such as the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases, and the Human Sciences Research Council.

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