Cape Town - Fears that the sale of alcohol at functions will turn schools into shebeens have been expressed by opposition parties in the legislature.
The ANC and ACDP on Wednesday took another opportunity at a standing committee meeting on education to slam officials and MEC Debbie Schäfer for the proposal to sell alcohol at events at schools.
At the meeting, the department’s annual report for the 2016/17 financial year was scrutinised in the Western Cape Legislature.
Theo Olivier, ANC MPL, said it appeared that the provincial authorities do not understand the complex challenges of alcohol abuse in schools.
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