Ministers to tighten their Gucci belts

New handbook cuts perks for travel, cars and other luxuries

16 June 2019 - 00:06 By QAANITAH HUNTER

No more first-class jaunts overseas, a R700,000 ceiling on the price of their official cars, and the death of state-sponsored big-screen TV sets.

These are just some of the spending curbs awaiting newly appointed ministers whose perks are being drastically cut by the revised Ministerial Handbook, which was approved by the cabinet lekgotla this week...

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