Cape Town Council Chief Whip Resigns in Support of Mayor De Lille

In his letter of resignation Democratic Alliance City Council Chief Whip Shaun August cited discrimination and then resigned as councillor and party member. August quit during outgoing Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille 's final speech in the council. This comes after De Lille took the official opposition to the Western Cape High Court to fight her expulsion from the party and was later reinstated as the party member. Her term as City of Cape Town mayor ends on October 31.

Shaun August has resigned in support of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille.


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