National Council Resolutions – 14 May 2005

NATIONAL COUNCIL MEETING 14 May 2005

RESOLUTION

CONFIDENTIALITY OF NATIONAL COUNCIL BUSINESS

The National Council of the Inkatha Freedom Party, which met in Ulundi on Saturday 14th May, 2005, adopted the following resolution:

Noting:

  1. That the deliberations of the IFP National Council are confidential and secret; and
  2. That the principle of confidentiality is vital to the work of a political party; and
  3. That the image of the Party has been tarnished by the unseemly conduct of senior Party officials discussing their differences in the media

Resolves:

  1. To note with gratitude the regret expressed by the National Chairperson that a matter pertaining to the National Council was discussed in the media; and
  2. To uphold the rule that no member of the National Council, without exception, is permitted to discuss the body’s business outside of the meeting; and
  3. To uphold the rule that no rebuttal, clarification or comment about the work of the National Council is allowed except by a National Council Resolution or press-statement; and
  4. To implore all our officials to desist from airing their differences of opinion in the media.