Manuel seeks clarity around SOE coordinating council
Trevor Manuel says many questions remain around the newly formed presidential SOE coordinating council.
CAPE TOWN - Former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel says many questions remain around the newly formed presidential SOE coordinating council.
The council will fall under the auspices of President Jacob Zuma.
WATCH: Manuel: 'ANC will never recover under its current leadership'.
It aims to oversee and co-ordinate reform measures for ailing parastatals.
[WATCH] Trevor Manuel on the state of the economy, state capture and corruption.
Manuel says clarity is required as to what exactly this committee will do.
"What would another layer of government actually do? Does that help free up the decisions? I don't know any of this stuff."
The Presidency insists there's nothing sinister about the establishment of the council. WATCH: Trevor Manuel on the ANC and Tripartite alliance.
WATCH: Trevor Manuel on the ANC and Tripartite alliance.