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...

2021 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate

Attended 17 meetings out of 20

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

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.

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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

  • Competition Commission 2021/22 Annual Performance Plan 2 Jun 2021

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) zeroed in on the much-publicised Burger King SA transaction. It interested him for a couple of reasons. How did the CC view its role? Did it view its role as creating market access, driving down costs and job creation or did it see its role as ...
  • Negotiations on COVID-19 vaccine waiver at WTO 1 Jun 2021

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) reminded the Chairperson that there were no Committee whips, only ANC whips or DA whips, etc. so he was puzzled as to why other Members had to wait for the ANC whips to speak. He had noted the colourful language, especially from Mr Mpanza regarding the ...
  • DTIC Budget: Committee Report; Remitted Bills: Committee Report 14 May 2021

    Without further discussion, Mr D Macpherson (DA) proposed the adoption of the report. Ms (J) Hermans (ANC) seconded the adoption of the report as tabled. There were no objections or abstentions.
  • Implementation of Sugar Masterplan: stakeholder engagement 11 May 2021

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) asked the dtic what incentives government was putting on the table in the sugar cane industry – financial and non-financial incentives. He was amazed that the costs of the Master Plans had to be borne by the private sector. Government put very little skin in the ...
  • DTIC 2021/22 Annual Performance Plan 4 May 2021

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) joked that he was offering his services as the DG of dtic, if anyone was interested. He recalled that the President had promised to improve SA’s ranking for ease of doing business but the country had been ranked at number 82 for a number of years. ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development 3 Jun 2021

    Whether she has been informed of the chaotic situation at the Deeds Office in Pietermaritzburg which has seen an increase in the number of the slowdown days of registrations that were at 7 to 10 days but are currently up to 25 days and more; if not, what is the ...
  • Questions asked to the President of the Republic 26 Feb 2021

    With reference to his address to the nation on 14 December 2020, where he announced that beaches would be closed in the Eastern Cape, Sarah Baartman District Municipality and the Garden Route District Municipality, what (a) scientific data and modelling information did he rely on to make this decision, (b) ...
  • Questions asked to the President of the Republic 26 Feb 2021

    Whether, with reference to the Western Cape High Court ruling against the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs for the illegal and unconstitutional ban on tobacco products under the Disaster Management Act, Act 57 of 2002, which cost the country upwards of R3 billion in tax and inflicted misery ...

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