Mr Denis Joseph

National Assembly

Formerly: National Council of Provinces and Western Cape Provincial Legislature

Denis Joseph

About Denis Joseph

Mr Joseph is the former Deputy Chief Whip of the Democratic Alliance in the Western Cape Provincial Legislature.

He was also a Member of the Rules, Public Accounts and Finance Committees.

2021 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 2 meetings out of 2

2020 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate

Attended 58 meetings out of 61

2019 committee attendance as mp

94% attendance rate

Attended 46 meetings out of 49

2018 committee attendance as mp

93% attendance rate

Attended 28 meetings out of 30

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate

Attended 1 meeting out of 1

Attendance Methodology

Recent meetings attended

All meetings attended

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 2013 [Source]


Description Extent Location
House 529sq.m. Cape Town

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]


Description Extent Location
Residential House 29sq.m. Cape Town

Committee appearances

  • SASCOC & Athletics South Africa on preparations and readiness for 2021 Olympic Games 23 Feb 2021

    Mr D Joseph (DA) asked what programmes were in place to generate interest in SA for the Olympic Games. He supported the comments of other Members of the Committee on the development of sports among disadvantaged groups. As athletes arriving in Tokyo would have to isolate for two weeks, what ...
  • DSAC BRRR; First Term Committee Programme 2 Feb 2021

    Mr D Joseph (DA) commented on the statement about the merging of the departments, and said that between now and April, this Committee had to report on the action plan and the timelines on when the merging, structure, new budget, staff placements, etc. would be done. These were some of ...
  • 2020 Second Adjustments Appropriation Bill & MTBPS: finalisation & committee reports 1 Dec 2020

    Mr D Joseph (DA) said that he wished the record to reflect his abstention from the vote.
  • 2020 MTBPS & Second Adjustments Appropriation Bill: public hearings 27 Nov 2020

    Mr D Joseph (DA) argued that government allowed for public participation, and queried the C19 People’s Coalition’s statement about the lack of public participation opportunities. He agreed that too much money was spent on consultants and litigation. He asked the PSAM to explain their view of fiscal governance, financial integrity ...
  • Second Adjustments Appropriation Bill: SAPS briefing 25 Nov 2020

    Mr D Joseph (DA), agreed with most of the points made by Ms Peters. He observed that the Constitution is very clear in section 205 that the mandate of the police is to combat and investigate crime, to maintain public order and protect citizens and their property. Section 206 also ...

All Committee Appearances


  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 24 Feb 2021

    Whether a feasibility study was done on zero-based budgeting; if not, why not; if so, what (a) were the findings and recommendations in this regard and (b)(i) are the terms and references and (ii) time frames for identified departments that will participate in the pilot project?
  • Questions asked to the Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs 9 Sep 2020

    By what date will her department start the process of introducing amending legislation in Parliament to Chapter 12 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, including subsections (a) (211) (1) and (b) (212)(1) in light of the fact that the President, Mr M C Ramaphosa, signed the ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development 26 Aug 2020

    Whether she intends to introduce amending legislation to allow for the suspension of section 25(7) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, to make provision for the dispossessed property of Khoisan communities prior to 19 June 1913; if not, what is the position in this regard; if ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • DIVISION OF REVENUE AMENDMENT BILL (Second Reading debate) 20 Nov 2019

    Hon House Chair, the DA supports the report of the Standing Committee on Appropriations; however, the DA does not support the Division of Revenue Amendment Bill. The DA welcomes the presentations made by interest groups outside of Parliament and wishes to thank our stakeholders working within government structures.

    The Division ...

  • NOTICES OF MOTION 24 Oct 2019

    House Chairperson, I hereby give notice that, on the next sitting day of the House, I shall move on behalf of the DA that the House debates the concept of traditional leaders and Khoisan reflecting on their role in a democratic South Africa. Thank you.

All Plenary Appearances