Mr Cilliers Brink

National Assembly

Cilliers Brink

About Cilliers Brink

Mr Cilliers Brink is a member of the National Assembly. He currently serves in the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs of Parliament.

Brink has had an interest in politics since a young age. He joined the Democratic Alliance and was elected to the Tshwane city council in 2011. After the 2016 municipal elections, the DA gained control of Tshwane and Brink was appointed as the member of the mayoral committee for corporate and shared services, becoming the first DA politician to hold the post.

Prior to the 2019 South African general election held on 8 May, the DA revealed their candidate lists. Brink was placed tenth on the party's Gauteng list of National Assembly candidates, thirty-third on the party's National Assembly list and sixty-seventh on the party's provincial list for the provincial legislature. He was elected to the National Assembly on the party's National Assembly list. Brink was sworn into office on 22 May 2019.

On 5 June 2019, he was appointed Shadow Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs. Brink became a member of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs on 27 June 2019.

On 5 December 2020, he was appointed as Shadow Minister for the portfolio, succeeding Haniff Hoosen, in the Shadow Cabinet of John Steenhuisen.[10]

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2021 committee attendance as mp

77% attendance rate

Attended 27 meetings out of 35

2020 committee attendance as mp

80% attendance rate

Attended 66 meetings out of 82

2019 committee attendance as mp

72% attendance rate

Attended 13 meetings out of 18

Attendance Methodology

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    Deputy Speaker, Minister obviously the national spatial development framework depends for its implementation on different spheres of government

    reaching crucial agreements. One of the ways, municipalities can redress the injustices of the past is to bring people closer to work and social amenities. The City of Cape Town has identified ...


    Deputy Speaker, I understand the Minister's answer that intervention is foremost a provincial competence but if a provincial intervention fails or does not happen obviously the Minister must step in or at least engage with the matter.

    The Eastern Cape provincial government has accused the council of the Nelson Mandela ...

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