Mr Dean William Macpherson

Member of the National Assembly

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About Dean William Macpherson

Mr Macpherson served as Shadow Minister for Trade and Industry for the DA in the Fifth Parliament (2014-2019). Mr Macpherson is from Durban, KZN, and currently resides in Umhlanga. From 2009–2014, Mr Macpherson was the elected Ward Councillor for Durban North in the eThekwini Municipality where he served as the Chief Whip of the party until 2013. More...

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2021 committee attendance as mp

73% attendance rate (29 of 40 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

64% attendance rate (30 of 47 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

74% attendance rate (29 of 39 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

84% attendance rate (64 of 76 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate (47 of 55 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

66% attendance rate (33 of 50 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

82% attendance rate (51 of 62 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

93% attendance rate (27 of 29 )

DISCLAIMER: This information has been obtained via the Parliamentary Monitoring Group. PMG makes every effort to compile reliable and comprehensive information, but does not claim that the data is 100% accurate and complete.

What they said in committee meetings:

What are committee meetings?

Committee meetings are planned events where real-world impactful work happens such as law-making, oversight and public participation - which are all cornerstones of the work our MPs do. Although often citizens focus on the public debate taking place in main chambers, the majority of MPs' time is spent working within committees. Here is a place to see what your committee is saying.

Mr D Macpherson (DA) found the presentation interesting as he had dealt with the matter for many years, starting in ...

Mr D Macpherson (DA), who had been travelling, greeted the Chairperson, indicating that he was on the platform.

Mr D Macpherson (DA) stated that the presentation should be completed. He noted that a party did not need to ...

Questions asked to ministers:

What are questions asked to ministers?

Written questions and feedback are essential tools used by MPs for oversight and hold the executive accountable. This oversight mechanism allows MPs’ to extract detailed information that would normally be difficult to comprehend through oral engagement. You can see the questions that your MPs are asking here.

With reference to his reply to question 2014 on 10 September 2021, (a) what are the full details of the ...

W@ reference to CAS number 36/7/2021 opened at the Baw iew Police Station, (a) what (i) invastigations did the Bawiew ...

What (a) is the (i) make, (ii) model and (iii) serial number of each of the 150 firearms that have ...

Plenary appearances:

What are plenary appearances?

Plenary sessions are forums that have been created for the purpose of public debate and decision-making. This mechanism is used to convey the messages of our MPs within main chambers on important decisions, like how they vote.

Yes, Deputy Speaker.

Deputy Minister, the budget is facing serious budget cuts but the entities in the departments, in their salaries, are getting major budget increases.

There is one particular CEO, the CEO ...

Declaration of interests

What are declaration of interests?

Annually, MPs are required by parliament to register their financial interests and gifts received in their official capacity. Due to the significant influence of the role that MPs take on, there may be times when their personal or business interests become in conflict with the duty prescribed to them as elected officials representing the public interest. You can see what interests your MPs declared here.
Value of Contract Details of Contract and Management thereof Period of Contract Name of State Entity

NA

NA

NA

NA

Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

MANUFACTURING

SHERIDAN TEXTILES

Value Description Source

NA

NA

NA

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

HOUSE

MOUNT EDGECOMBE

249

Public/Private Source

PUBLIC

PUBLIC OFFICE BEARERS

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

UNIT TRUSTS

NORTHSTAR ASSEST MANAGMENT

8750.49

192 809.93

Description of Journey Sponsor

NA

NA

Description of Benefit Source

NA

NA

Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Source of Sponsorship

NA

NA

NA

Type of Business Name of Employer

NA

Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation Type of Business Activity

NA

NA

NA

Name of Trust Registration Number Trustee/Beneficiary Details of all benefits derived

MDR TRUST

IT892/2017

TRUSTEE

NONE

Public/Private Source

Parliament Public Office Bearers

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Unit Trusts

Northstar

3007,6303

R52 694,63

Bitcoin

Luno

0.1321

R21 045.00

Name of Trust Trustee/Beneficiary Registration Number Details of all benefits derived

MDR Trust

Trustee

None

Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

Manufacturing

Sheridan Textiles

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

House

Mount Edgecomb

120m²

Source Public/Private

Public Office Bearers

Public

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number

None

Trustee

MDR Trust

IT 000892/2017

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Sheridan Textiles

Manufacturing

MDR Trust

Property Development

Future Asset Finance

Asset Finance

Description Extent Location

Town House

200m2

Mount Edgecombe

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

1000

100

Sheridan Textiles

Manufacturing

Description Sponsor

Study Tour to Taiwan

Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Source

SAA

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership

Manufacturing

Sheridan Textiles

Description Extent Location

House

200sq.m

Mount Edgecombe, Durban

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Sheridan Textiles

Textile manufacturing

Source Description Value

Gold Circle

Vodacom Durban July

R1 000

Description Extent Location

House

250sq.m.

Durban

Flat

71sq.m.

Durban

Source Public/Private

Public Office Bearers Pension Fund

Public

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R600

6 000

Chemspec [Paint

Shares

R100

100

Sheridan Textiles

Shares

Source Description

BA

Gold Executive Club

SAA

Silver Voyager

Source Public/Private

Public Office Bearers Pension Fund

Public

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

600

6 000

Chem Spec

Chemicals

Description Sponsor

Tour of Israel

SAIF

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Sheridan Textiles

Textile Manufacturing

Description Extent Location

Apartment

75sq.m.

Musgrave, Durban

House

250sq.m.

Mont Edgecome, Durban

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

13 Cents

6 000

Chem Spec

Shares

Source

British Airways

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Sheridan Textiles CC

Textile Manufacuring

Source Description Value

Gold Circle

Durban July tickets

R1 000

Description Extent Location

Apartment

110sq.m.

Berea, Durban