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Natasha Mazzone appointed new DA chief whip

31 October 2019 1:08 PM
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She takes over from John Steenhuisen who previously held the position before ascending to interim parliamentary leader.
The DA’s John Steenhuisen (left) and Natasha Mazzone (right) briefed the media in Cape Town on Sunday 7 October 2018: Picture: Monique Mortlock/EWN

Senior Democratic Alliance (DA) MP Natasha Mazzone has been appointed as the party's new chief whip in Parliament.

RELATED: Tweeps take a jibe at John Steenhuisen, the DA's new parliamentary leader

The DA's new interim parliamentary leader John Steenhuisen appointed Mazzone to the job he has previously held in the National Assembly.

Mazzone is the DA's first female chief whip and previously served in the DA benches as the shadow minister of public enterprises.

She's known for being a vocal critic of Eskom and has spoken out against corruption at state-owned entities on numerous occasions.

RELATED: 'It turns out DA MP Natasha Mazzone was right about load shedding'

Her appointment was confirmed after the party's caucus meeting held on Thursday.

FILE: DA shadow minister of public enterprises Natasha Mazzone at a picket outside Eskom's Megawatt Park offices in Johannesburg on 15 May 2017 against the reappointment of the utility's CEO Brian Molefe. Picture: EWN.

31 October 2019 1:08 PM
Tags:
John Steenhuisen
Natasha Mazzone
DA Chief Whip
DA Parliamentary Leader
DA MP Natasha Mazzone
CHIEF WHIP

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