Ms Désirée Van Der Walt

National Assembly

Formerly: Limpopo Provincial Legislature

Désirée Van Der Walt

About Désirée Van Der Walt

Born in Polokwane in Limpopo, Ms van der Walt was a Member of the Limpopo Provincial Legislature for the Democratic Alliance. She was the Democratic Leader for the Limpopo Province until June 2012. She was in the corporate world through a banking institution for nine years. She is also a former National Spokesperson for Arts and Culture in the Democratic Alliance from 2004 - 2010. Ms Van der Walt was Ward Councillor in the Roodepoort City Council from 1995 - 2000. source: whoswho.co.za. She has been the Shadow Deputy Minister for Basic Education and Public Service and Administration

2021 committee attendance as mp

90% attendance rate

Attended 9 meetings out of 10

2020 committee attendance as mp

86% attendance rate

Attended 25 meetings out of 29

2019 committee attendance as mp

63% attendance rate

Attended 15 meetings out of 24

2018 committee attendance as mp

81% attendance rate

Attended 17 meetings out of 21

2017 committee attendance as mp

61% attendance rate

Attended 25 meetings out of 41

2016 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate

Attended 22 meetings out of 26

2015 committee attendance as mp

86% attendance rate

Attended 24 meetings out of 28

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

76% attendance rate

Attended 13 meetings out of 17

Attendance Methodology

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House Holiday Home Langebaan
Pelican Str (The Cove)

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential house Normal Langebaan

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House Normal Langebaan

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House Normal Langebaan

Committee appearances

  • Department of Basic Education 2021/22 Annual Performance Plan 17 Mar 2021

    Ms D Van Der Walt (DA) appreciated the presentation and asked how the current economic situation influenced the budget because in a written reply from the Minister the Department has 1 935 projects (including new, upgrades, refurbishments, maintenance, replacements, repairs, renovations and rehabilitation) which are expected to be included in ...
  • National Senior Certificate Examinations Outcomes: DBE & Umalusi briefing 2 Mar 2021

    Ms D van Der Walt (DA) observed that the DBE was still challenged with providing sign language equipment to schools, and asked what it was doing to ensure that learners were exposed to the equipment needed for teaching and learning. Was it considering a review of the criteria used in ...
  • DBE Quarter 2 2020/21 performance; Report on Introduction of Coding and Robotics 16 Feb 2021

    Ms D van der Walt (DA) noted that in the presentation (slide 24: first presentation), there was a reference to the educator assistants, specifically the 300 000 that was appointed. In a previous meeting, the Committee commented on their payment. The Committee has begun its national oversight visits and on ...
  • Update on current Status & Re-Opening of Schools 20 Jan 2021

    Ms D Van Der Walt (DA) welcomed all colleagues back and the Deputy Minister. She was concerned about ECD centres. She wanted to hear about what is happening with ECDs in totality as the Minister of Social Development had not published these results. She was concerned about children who were ...
  • Mogalakwena Local Municipality: engagement with Municipality, MEC, AGSA, SALGA & DCOG 3 Nov 2020

    The Chairperson reminded Members that the Tzaneen presentation was a follow-up from the matters which unfolded in the previous Portfolio Committee meeting. The first issue dealt with was the suspension of the Municipal Manager and the road construction project. However during that meeting it was agreed that the suspension was ...

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Questions

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Plenary appearances

  • GOVERNANCE - CLUSTER 3 27 May 2020

    Hon Speaker, can I go on?

  • GOVERNANCE - CLUSTER 3 27 May 2020

    Hon Minister, your department is facing severe budget cuts as we know and it will of course result in severely affecting many of the projects, infrastructural projects, even those you referred to earlier today. With regards to these 3475 schools that were identified with critical water supply challenges, one would ...

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