Monthly Archives: May 1988

Resignation of councillors from Benoni and the South East

statement by National Deputy-Secretary To leave the political party that you have been part of for many years is never an easy decision. We gave serious thought to this and in the end realised that if we truly want to contribute in building the future of South Africa, we cannot do it in the National Party. We as councillors have decided to leave the National Party and join our forces with the UDM in order [...]

May 16th, 1988|1998 Archive, Archives|Comments Off on Resignation of councillors from Benoni and the South East

National Party shocked into last place defeat by the UDM

statement by National Deputy-Secretary The UDM’s performance in the by-election in the Western Cape is a confirmation of the fact that there is growing support for the efforts of the UDM to unite the people of South Africa. A month after the launch of the UDM the party drew 15% of the support in a by-election. This in itself was quite significant. Seven months later the UDM defeats the National Party in the heart of [...]

May 13th, 1988|1998 Archive, Archives|Comments Off on National Party shocked into last place defeat by the UDM