Ms Barbara Thomson

Formerly: National Assembly

Barbara Thomson

About Barbara Thomson

Ms Thompson served as Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs (2014 - 2019). She was born 3 February 1954. She has been a Member of Parliament since 1995 and was Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Women, Children and People with Disabilities. She served various Portfolio Committees including Public Works, Land and Agriculture and the Joint Monitoring Committee on the Improvement of the Quality of Life and Status of Women. During her political career she has served in various positions such as a Regional Secretary of the ANC Women League (ANCWL) in KZN. She obtained a Certificate in Leadership Communication and a Certificate in Government and Business Policy from Rhodes University. Source: (info.gov.za)

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2019 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 1 meeting

2018 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 4 meetings

2017 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 3 meetings

2016 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 0 meetings

2015 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 0 meetings

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The Chairperson started the meeting by welcoming the members of the Research Unit and other stakeholders who were present.

The Chairperson commented that was a need to work with Department of Human Settlements on this issue.

Ms B Thomson (ANC) had been of the view that the Bill would partly assist government with land reform, and ...

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Chair; hon Minister, Ms Edna Molewa; chairperson of the portfolio committee, Mr Jackson Mthembu; members of the portfolio committee; Members of Parliament; our entities that are here with us; our ...

Declaration of interests

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Description Extent Location

House

Residential

Pietermaritzburg

Description Location

Residential House

Pietermaritzburg

Description Extent Location

Residential house

Normal

Pietermaritzburg

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Partnership

Security Industry

Description Extent Location

Residential house

Normal

Pietermaritzburg

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Partnership

Security Industry

Description Extent Location

Residential

Normal

Pietermaritzburg

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Partnership

Security Industry

Source Description Value

SANEDI

Ipad

+-R5 000

Description Extent Location

Residential House

Normal

Pietermaritzburg

Source Description

Energy Department

Credit Card to value of R5 000

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Partnership

Security Industry

Description Extent Location

Free standing house

Normal

Pietermaritzburg

Source Description

Energy Department

Credit Card to value of R5 000

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Partnership

Security Industry

Description Extent Location

Free standing House

Normal

Eastwood, Pietermaritzburg

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Fast Track

CC [Dormant]

Lions Head Transport

CC [Dormant]

Coalition Trading 777

CC [Dormant]

Description Extent Location

Domestic Dwelling

350sq.m.

Pietermaritzburg