Bernice Swarts

National Assembly

Bernice Swarts

About Bernice Swarts

2020 committee attendance as mp

94% attendance rate

Attended 29 meetings out of 31

2019 committee attendance as mp

39% attendance rate

Attended 12 meetings out of 31

  • Attendance records reflect Committee not Plenary Attendance
  • Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
  • MP attendance is compulsory unless an apology is given
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  • This is not the official committee attendance record of Parliament.
  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

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Committee appearances

  • UIF on disbursement of funds during Covid 19 Lockdown 26 Jun 2020

    Ms B Swarts (ANC) noted that 16% of employers did not distribute the UIF funds to employees. What would the Department do to fast track that process as employees were left in limbo? They had not been paid but money had been paid out that was rightfully owed to them ...
  • DIRCO & ARF 2019/20 Quarter 4 Report; Briefing on conflict hotspots in Africa 26 Jun 2020

    Ms B Swarts (ANC) said her questions were mainly around what affected South Africa currently. The AU had set a goal of “silencing the guns” by 2020, which would not be achieved. Why did had it thought it would ever achieve this goal of silencing the guns when conflict hotspots ...
  • ESKOM on SCOPA recommendations 18 Jun 2020

    Ms B Swarts (ANC) said that the entities were abusing the provisions of procurement deviations even in cases where normal procurement processes should be followed. The Committee should be provided with the clear practical process for contract management. Was there a dedicated unit for contract management? If so, was it ...
  • Deputy Minister of Public Enterprises & SA Express liquidators 17 Jun 2020

    Ms B Swarts (ANC) said she feels that the liquidators are all over the place about what they want to achieve. They are more interested in the impact of the licences. There is no clarity on whether they intend to charge interest on the R300 000 they used of their ...
  • Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in South East Asia 10 Jun 2020

    Ms B Swarts (ANC) said, on entering the Treaty, the answer is yes. South Africa must engage in the international system in a way which encourages economic growth and development. The White paper on South Africa’s foreign policy supports establishing political and economic relations with countries in Asia.

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Plenary appearances

  • NOTICES OF MOTION 10 Sep 2019

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

    ANC that that the House debates African countries' need to work together to promote peace and stability while addressing trade obstacles, climate change, corruption [Inaudible] security and the ...


    Hon House Chairperson, hon Minister of the Department of International Relations and Co-operation, Minister Dr Naledi Pandor, all Ministers and Deputy Ministers, hon Chairperson of the committee, hon Mahambehlala, hon members, esteemed Guests, ladies and gentlemen and fellow South Africans.

    It is indeed a special pleasure and honour for me ...

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