Mr Dean William Macpherson

National Assembly

Dean William Macpherson

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...

2020 committee attendance as mp

64% attendance rate

Attended 30 meetings out of 47

2019 committee attendance as mp

74% attendance rate

Attended 29 meetings out of 39

2018 committee attendance as mp

84% attendance rate

Attended 64 meetings out of 76

2017 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate

Attended 47 meetings out of 55

2016 committee attendance as mp

66% attendance rate

Attended 33 meetings out of 50

2015 committee attendance as mp

82% attendance rate

Attended 51 meetings out of 62

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

93% attendance rate

Attended 27 meetings out of 29

Attendance Methodology

Recent meetings attended

All meetings attended

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Public Office Bearers Public

TRUSTS

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number
None Trustee MDR Trust IT 000892/2017

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Sheridan Textiles Manufacturing
MDR Trust Property Development
Future Asset Finance Asset Finance

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Town House 200m2 Mount Edgecombe

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
1000 100 Sheridan Textiles Manufacturing

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Study Tour to Taiwan Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs

BENEFITS

Source
SAA

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Manufacturing Sheridan Textiles

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House 200sq.m Mount Edgecombe, Durban

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Sheridan Textiles Textile manufacturing

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Gold Circle Vodacom Durban July R1 000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House 250sq.m. Durban
Flat 71sq.m. Durban

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Public Office Bearers Pension Fund Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
R600 6 000 Chemspec [Paint Shares
R100 100 Sheridan Textiles Shares

BENEFITS

Source Description
BA Gold Executive Club
SAA Silver Voyager

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Public Office Bearers Pension Fund Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
600 6 000 Chem Spec Chemicals

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Tour of Israel SAIF

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Sheridan Textiles Textile Manufacturing

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Apartment 75sq.m. Musgrave, Durban
House 250sq.m. Mont Edgecome, Durban

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
13 Cents 6 000 Chem Spec Shares

BENEFITS

Source
British Airways

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Sheridan Textiles CC Textile Manufacuring

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Gold Circle Durban July tickets R1 000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Apartment 110sq.m. Berea, Durban

Committee appearances

  • NLC Chairperson appointment process: further deliberations 2 Dec 2020

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) stated that everyone on the Committee knew that it was not within the ambit of the Committee to appoint an acting chairperson but the right of Minister, which he had exercised, but he believed that the Committee should express its extreme dismay at how the Minister ...
  • NLC Chairperson appointment process: further deliberations 2 Dec 2020

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) stated that it was already 13:10 and that after another ten minutes, it would be 13:20. The meeting had been called for the previous day and the Chairperson had postponed the meeting. He proposed that if there was a quorum, the meeting should proceed.
  • NLC Chairperson appointment process: deliberations continued 25 Nov 2020

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) added historical context of how this Committee had dealt with urgent matters like this in the past. He was concerned that the timelines that had been proposed by Ms Hermans were extraordinarily long. The Committee should look to deal with this process in a truncated system ...
  • NLC Chairperson appointment process: deliberations 24 Nov 2020

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) said that the Committee must determine its own process for the interviews and for the shortlisting. Those two issues were intrinsically linked that needed to have their own defined and agreed processes. The CVs should not be looked at on face value. There needed to be ...
  • SABS/NRCS turnaround strategy; Copyright & Performers’ Protection Amendment Bills: deliberations 7 Oct 2020

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) welcomed the holding of interviews for the NLC in Parliament. He suggested that the Committee had to draw up an operating procedure so that Members understood what they wanted out of the interviews, including knowledge about how the individuals came to be candidates. He was happy ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Public Enterprises 20 Nov 2020

    (1) By what date is the R3,5 billion loan and/or equity bridge from the Development Bank of South Africa to South African Airways repayable; (2) whether the loan will be repaid under the business rescue process; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, who will be ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition 22 Jun 2020

    Whether he has convened any Ministers and Members of Executive Councils meetings since the start of the national lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19; if not, why not; if so, (a) on what date was each meeting held and (b) what was on the agenda of each meeting
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition 8 Jun 2020

    Whether the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC) will only allocate COVID-19 funding relief to qualifying entities according to the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Act, 2003 (Act No. 53 of 2003), as amended; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (a) on what statutory ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • WEDNESDAY, 4 DECEMBER 2019 4 Dec 2019

    Yes, Deputy Speaker.

  • WEDNESDAY, 4 DECEMBER 2019 4 Dec 2019

    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 of the National Empowerment Fund Ms Philisiwe Mthethwa, who earned

    R6 million in the last year, with a R2-million bonus. ...

All Plenary Appearances