Alvin Botes

National Assembly

Formerly: Northern Cape Provincial Legislature

Alvin Botes

About Alvin Botes

Alvin Botes is serving as the Deputy Minister of International Relations. Mr Botes has previously served as an MEC for Social Development in the Northern Cape as well as served as MEC for COGHSTA ( Cooperative Governance Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs).He has also been Deputy Secretary for the ANC in the Northern Cape.

2021 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 7 meetings

2020 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 10 meetings

2019 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 2 meetings

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 2 meetings out of 2

2018 committee attendance as mp

87% attendance rate

Attended 13 meetings out of 15

Attendance Methodology

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]


Political Office Bearers Pension Fund Public


Nominal Value Name of Company Nature
- Poliyane Tourism Property
- Poliyane Property Trust Property
R14 000 Sekunjalo
R16 000 NASPERS Printing
R27 000 MTN Media
R10 000 Phuthumanathi Media
R22 000 Sasol Inzalo Petroleum


Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number
None Trustee Poliyane Property Trust IT65/09
None Trustee Poliyane Tourism IT 212/2005


Description Extent Location
Townhouse /-22 m2 SouthRidge
Agricultural Dwelling 1.7 Hectares Glen Austin
Vacant Plot /- 487 m2 Fisherhaven

Committee appearances

  • Department of Basic Education Quarter 3 performance 19 Feb 2019

    Mr A Botes (ANC) noted that the Department had received a qualified audit on infrastructure spending and wanted to know what remedial actions were taken to address the findings raised. She also wanted clarity on aspects in the APP (Annual Performance Plan)
  • NSC Examination Outcomes 2018; State of School Readiness 2019 12 Feb 2019

    Mr A Botes (ANC) said a research report is needed on the status of current educators who are unemployed.On the non-adherence to directives issued by Umalusi, there were children who were allowed access to exam venues without providing identification. This is a breach of security and there must be consequences ...
  • Schools that Work; Early Grade Reading; 25 Year Review 27 Nov 2018

    Mr A Botes (ANC) said that when a school has a focused Principle, the school would perform well. He then asked what the role of the School Governing Body is. He said that since the last time this was brought up, the Committee did say that the SGB had a ...
  • 2019 School Readiness; High Level Panel Recommendations Committee Report 20 Nov 2018

    Mr A Botes (ANC) said that the Committee must be taken into confidence about what was planned and what the challenges were. Before speaking about school readiness, they had to be taken into confidence by the DBE that there were approximately 3 000 open toilets in existence, which were parallel ...
  • Department of Basic Education Quarter 2 performance 13 Nov 2018

    Mr A Botes (ANC) noted the DG spoke about the 25 year review report - some clarification was needed on the key variables that would be reflected on in this report. Would the Millennium and Sustainable Developmental Goals be used as a benchmark? What is the role of the Department’s ...

All Committee Appearances


  • Questions asked to the Minister of Sport and Recreation 17 Sep 2018

    In light of the fact that one of the intentions of the meeting of Ministers of Sport in the BRICS was to host the Sport Council and finalise the BRICS Sport Charter that will allow the rotation of the BRICS games every four years, (a) what lessons were learnt from ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Basic Education 31 Aug 2018

    (1) What progress has her department made regarding the recommendation of the Ministerial Task Team to make History a compulsory and stand-alone subject in the (a) General Education and Training and (b) Further Education and Training phases; (2) whether the parents and learners have been made to understand the purpose ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • Page: 291 (Member's Statement) 26 Feb 2019

    The ANC welcomes the opening of a new state-of-the-art school in Soweto, the Protea Glen Secondary School which is worth more than R57 million. The school boasts 28 classrooms, an administration block, two science labs, one smart multi-purpose room, a computer lab, a library, amongst other unique features.

    Thus far, ...


    Chairperson, I hereby give notice that on the next sitting day of the House I shall move on behalf of the ANC:

    That the House -

    1) notes that -

    a) strengthening and supporting the government interventions and initiatives aimed at addressing the increasing levels of poverty experienced by South ...

All Plenary Appearances