Blog Posts tagged “Members interests”

The 2020 Register of Interests has been released. Here is what you need to know

3 Sep 2021 (3 weeks ago)

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In terms of the Code of Ethical Conduct and Disclosure of Financial Interests (the Code), MPs must disclose their financial interests annually. The following kinds of financial interests are registrable interests and must be disclosed:

  • Shares and other financial interests in companies and other corporate entities; remunerated employment outside Parliament; ...

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Why didn’t she declare?

27 Aug 2019 (2 years ago)

by Gaile Fullard

Recently Twitter was asking this question – as elected representatives are annually required to declare benefits they receive from others. Check out the declarations on the People's Assembly website.

The 2019 Register is not available yet - the disclosure deadline is 13 September 2019 - but all ...

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OPINION: In the interests of full disclosure

5 Nov 2015 (5 years, 10 months ago)

By Judith February.

It feels a little like the pot calling the kettle black.

This past week the African National Congress (ANC) was very eager to point out that certain Democratic Alliance (DA) MPs, including leader Mmusi Maimane, had failed to fully declare their interests in Parliament’s register of financial ...

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The Week Ahead: Curtailed programme but still serious work scheduled

24 Aug 2015 (6 years, 1 month ago)

There's little action on display in the main chambers and committee corridor this week.

The programme has been curtailed in order to give committees time to finalise critical legislation and other work. In addition, the revised schedule has made provision for committee chairpersons to receive media communications training. This is ...

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The Week Ahead: Budget vote debate season begins

4 May 2015 (6 years, 4 months ago)

Since early March, portfolio committees have been meeting with departments and entities to process their budget votes and prepare reports.

The focus now shifts to the budget vote debates that commence tomorrow and run until the end of the month. These debates will happen in the Extended Public Committees (EPCs), ...

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Vital statistics - Parliament: Salaries, gender representation and bills

15 Apr 2015 (6 years, 5 months ago)

Parliament has gone through many changes these past years - parties have come and gone (or merged), President's have changed, and Cabinet has been shuffled a few times. People's Assembly and the Parliamentary Monitoring Group, takes a look at transformation regarding other areas of Parliament. We have focused on ...

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People's Assembly launches new Members Interests Browser

7 Nov 2014 (6 years, 10 months ago)

Since our launch, the People’s Assembly has included declarations of members interests in the profiles of Members of Parliament, but there has not been a simple way to dive deeper into the data and explore trends. That has now changed with the launch of our Members Interests Browser. Storing ...

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Infographic: Overview of Members Interests Declarations

5 Nov 2014 (6 years, 10 months ago)

Yesterday, People’s Assembly launched a new Members Interests Browser – a tool developed to help you filter through members interest declarations by searching according to the number of declarations per MP or the number of declarations per source – here, you can find out which ministers, deputy ministers and other ...

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The Week Ahead: Another showdown in Parliament

15 Sep 2014 (7 years ago)

Another week and another showdown is looming in Parliament. Last week, five opposition parties (DA, EFF, COPE, UDM and FF+) tabled a motion of no confidence in the Speaker of Parliament. They accused her, amongst other things, of being partisan and stifling criticism of the executive arm of government. The ...

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Exploring MPs’ Interests

17 Feb 2014 (7 years, 7 months ago)

One of the interesting datasets that the People’s Assembly collates is the register of members interests - the annual declaration by Members of Parliament of their interests including shares in companies, gifts they have received (with a value in excess of R1 500), and companies of which they are directors. ...

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