Adrian Christopher Roos

National Assembly

Adrian Christopher Roos

About Adrian Christopher Roos

Adrian Roos holds LLB and BSc degrees and has applied location intelligence to drive growth and innovation in the government, transport, retail, monitoring & evaluation spheres for over 20 years. As a former National Chairperson of the Geoinformatics Society of South Africa he was instrumental in driving the professionalisation, establishment of regions and education programmes in the geoinformatics industry. As a passionate community activist during this time, Roos focussed on youth and disability projects establishing funding and support networks. The drive to tackle the broad scale injustices encountered lead to politics. Roos served on the Public Accounts, Finance, Economic Development, Transport and Environment Committees as a PR Councillor in the City of Tshwane before being elected to Parliament on the Home Affairs Portfolio. During this time he was elected to the DA Gauteng North Regional Executive and admitted as an Advocate of the North Gauteng High Court.

2020 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 18 meetings out of 18

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 2 meetings out of 2

Attendance Methodology

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Committee appearances

  • Electoral Laws Amendment Bill: deliberations 1 Dec 2020

    In the previous meeting, Mr A Roos (DA) raised the issue of section 8 of the Electoral Laws Amendment Bill. The Chairperson said he has taken it upon himself to engage with the Information Regulator relating to the issues of section 8. It is a matter that involves another Chapter ...
  • Electoral Laws Amendment Bill: further deliberations 27 Nov 2020

    Mr A Roos (DA) raised an issue regarding section 8 of the Bill that entails redaction of information on the voters’ roll. The Bill includes provisions on what the voters’ roll can be used for and the necessity for redaction. One of the inputs received during deliberations included an enquiry ...
  • Electoral Laws Amendment Bill: deliberations 24 Nov 2020

    Mr A Roos (DA) thanked the IEC for the very properly considered amendments made to the Electoral Laws Amendment Bill. He congratulated Deputy Minister Nzuza for passing his course in governance in the economic sector, and the Committee is looking forward to its impact on the work of the DHA.
  • Prophet Bushiri & wife escape from SA: Minister & Department briefing; Electoral Laws Amendment Bill: IEC response to public submissions 17 Nov 2020

    Mr A Roos (DA) was concerned that the Bushiri incident showed that South Africa was indeed a state of insiders and outsiders, where insiders could do what they felt like and walk away while outsiders were stuck in queues for years for the same documents. Though the Minster had said ...
  • Electoral Laws Amendment Bill: consideration of submissions 10 Nov 2020

    Mr A Roos (DA) stated that National Treasury does not usually approve of an entities’ internal spending. He added and clarified that entities usually only approach National Treasury when additional funding is necessary. He expressed that the requirement of geocodes instead of addresses may be overly burdensome on voters and ...

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Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Home Affairs 17 Dec 2020

    With reference to the Home Affairs office in Nigel which was offline from 13/11/2020 until 18/11/2020 due to a faulty data line, (a) why did it take four working days to repair the faulty data line, (b) which entity and/or service provider is responsible for resolving issues on the data ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Home Affairs 17 Dec 2020

    What (a) is the total backlog of (i) asylum applications of asylum seekers, (ii) the Refugee Appeal Board and (iii) the Standing Committee for Refugee Affairs and (b) total number of cases have been finalised in the period 1 April 2020 to 30 September 2020 by (i) the Refugee Appeal ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation 17 Dec 2020

    Whether the website of the SA High Commission in London http:www.southafricahouseuk.com/, which has been dysfunctional for several months, is due to technical matter that is being attended to; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what is the time frame for the website to return to ...

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Plenary appearances

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