Mr Archibold Mzuvukile Figlan

Formerly: National Assembly and Western Cape Provincial Legislature

Archibold Mzuvukile Figlan

About Archibold Mzuvukile Figlan

Mr Archibold Mzuvukile Figlan was born on 22 July 1958 in Salt River, Cape Town. He matriculated from Matanzima High School in the Eastern Cape. He is part of the Class of 2013 graduates in leadership and governance. His political career started in 2001 when he was involved in establishing DA structures in the African townships of Cape Town. He became the chairperson of the Lagunya constituency and a member of the metro executive for three years. Thereafter he became a Councillor in the City of Cape Town in 2006. He went on to work as the sub-council chairperson from 2007-2009 at Miranda Ngculu sub-council 14 Gugulethu. In 2009 he became a National Assembly MP and remained the constituency head of Lagunya.

His first portfolio at the DA was that of deputy shadow minister of Human Settlement. In 2011 he was a member of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament and the Chairperson of Human Settlement until 2014, when he returned to the National Assembly

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2019 committee attendance as mp

80% attendance rate (4 of 5 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

87% attendance rate (26 of 30 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (26 of 26 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

88% attendance rate (21 of 24 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

67% attendance rate (14 of 21 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate (13 of 13 )

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Committee meetings are planned events where real-world impactful work happens such as law-making, oversight and public participation - which are all cornerstones of the work our MPs do. Although often citizens focus on the public debate taking place in main chambers, the majority of MPs' time is spent working within committees. Here is a place to see what your committee is saying.

Mr A Figlan (DA) seconded Ms Raphuti’s comments. He asked who the owner of the VFS was. Was any notice ...

Mr A Figlan (DA) said that there was no evidence of communication between the two departments; and that the security ...

Mr A Figlan (DA) was concerned about the conclusion reached between stakeholders. Could the minutes of the 7 February meeting ...

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What are questions asked to ministers?

Written questions and feedback are essential tools used by MPs for oversight and hold the executive accountable. This oversight mechanism allows MPs’ to extract detailed information that would normally be difficult to comprehend through oral engagement. You can see the questions that your MPs are asking here.

(a) What is the name of each voting station where cases and/or complaints of malfunctioning or dysfunctional Zip-Zip Machines were ...

(a) At which voting stations were complaints of electoral violence or intimidation made to the Electoral Commission of South Africa ...

(a) What is the name of each voting station where cases and/or complaints of malfunctioning or dysfunctional Zip-Zip Machines were ...

Plenary appearances:

What are plenary appearances?

Plenary sessions are forums that have been created for the purpose of public debate and decision-making. This mechanism is used to convey the messages of our MPs within main chambers on important decisions, like how they vote.

Hon Chair, let me state at the start that we recognise that there have been significant changes and advances in this department over the years. There remain, however, many serious ...

Hon Chair, hon Minister, hon Deputy Minister, director- general, chairpersons of the entities, and ladies and gentlemen, allow me to congratulate the Minister on his appointment to his new post. ...

Declaration of interests

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Annually, MPs are required by parliament to register their financial interests and gifts received in their official capacity. Due to the significant influence of the role that MPs take on, there may be times when their personal or business interests become in conflict with the duty prescribed to them as elected officials representing the public interest. You can see what interests your MPs declared here.
Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

AMAZIZI Construction CC

Resigned from Company in 2009 (Letter on File)

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Amazizi Light Engineering

CC [Resigned]

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Amazizi Light Engineering

CC [Resigned 29 June 2009]