Mrs Denise Robinson

Formerly: National Assembly

Denise Robinson

About Denise Robinson

Ms Robinson grew up in Queenstown but has lived in Cape Town for many years. She completed her post-secondary education at Rhodes University and attained a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in English and History and in addition completed a University Education Diploma. Prior to joining South African politics, Ms Robinson worked as a teacher and later started a career as a language adviser and translator. On her entry into politics in 1998, she became a Proportional Representative councilor for the Democratic Party and was elected as ward councilor for the City of Cape Town in 2000 as a representative for the DA. Ms Robinson was appointed as the DA's Shadow Minister of Women, Youth, Children and People with Disabilities in 2009. Source: DA (http://www.da.org.za).

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 7 meetings out of 7

2018 committee attendance as mp

92% attendance rate

Attended 22 meetings out of 24

2017 committee attendance as mp

77% attendance rate

Attended 23 meetings out of 30

2016 committee attendance as mp

78% attendance rate

Attended 18 meetings out of 23

2015 committee attendance as mp

79% attendance rate

Attended 22 meetings out of 28

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

92% attendance rate

Attended 11 meetings out of 12

  • Attendance records reflect Committee not Plenary Attendance
  • Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
  • MP attendance is compulsory unless an apology is given
  • MPs are recorded as absent whether they have, or have not submitted apologies.
  • This is not the official committee attendance record of Parliament.
  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

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 2018 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Momentum Preservation Fund Private

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
R21 329 98 Sanlam Unit Trust
R23 549 3076 Stanlib Equity Fund
R938 288 Momentum Wealth Investment Fund

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 612 614sq.m Witsand, Port Beaufort

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Momentum Preservation Fund Private

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
R20 186 96 Sanlam Unit Trust
R25 273 3076 Stanlib Equity Fund
R937 566 Momentum Wealth Investments

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 612 614 sq.m Witsand/ Fort Beaufort

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Momentum Preservation Fund Private

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
R20 155 94 Sanlam Unit Trust
R24 257 3 050 Stanlib Equity Fund
R879 884 Momentum Wealth Investment Funds

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 1927 [25%] 818sq.m. Kenton-On-Sea
Erf 612 614sq.m. Witsand/Port Beaufort

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Momentum Preservation Private

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
R19 685 155 Sanlam Unit Trust
R23 484 2 952 Stanlib Equity Fund
R767 556 RMBI Unit Trust

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 1927 [25%] 818sq.m. Kenton On Sea
Erf 612 614sq.m. Port Beaufort

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Momentum Preservation Private

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
R17 739 153 Sanlam Unit Trust
R22 540 2 900 Stanlib Equity Fund
R652 000 RMBC Unit Trust

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 612 614sq.m. Witsand, Port Beaufort
Erf 1927/8 [25%] 818sq.m. Kenton-On-Sea

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Momentum Preservation Private

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
R19 086 2 866 Stanlib Equity Fund
R14 408 151 Sanlam Unit Trust
R573 000 Momentum Unit Trust

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 612 614sq.m. Port Beaufort
Erf 1927/8 [25%] 818sq.m. Kenton-On-Sea

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Momentum Preservation Private

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
R15 180 2 772 Stanlib Equity Fund
R12 289 148 Sanlam Unit Trust
R530 000 RMBI Offshore Unit Trust Funds

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
SIDA sponsored study tour on gender violence and social entrepreneurship - Address conference in St Petersburg - Woman changing the world Swedish Chamber of Industry

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 612 614sq.m. Port Beaufort
Erf 1927/28 [25%] 818sq.m. Kenton-On-Sea

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Momentum Preservation Private

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
R13,749 2742 Stanlib Equity Fund
R11,493 146 Sanlam Unit Trust
R510,000 RMBI Offshore Unit Trust Funds

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 612 614sq.m. Witsand, Port Beaufort
Erf 1927/28 818sq.m. Kenton-on-Sea

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Momentum Preservation Private

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
R9,493 145 Sanlam Unit Trust
R490,000 RMBI Offshore Unit Trust
R10,833 2688 Stanlib Equity Fund

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 612 614sq.m. Witsand/Port Beaufort
Erf 1927/1928 818sq.m. Kenton-on-Sea

Committee appearances

  • CGE board interviews: deliberation 14 Mar 2019

    Ms D Robinson (DA) stated that whichever candidate was to be recommended to be the Chairperson of the Commission would have to be available for full-time appointment.
  • Interviews 13 Mar 2019

    Mrs D Robinson (DA) asked Ms Mathlaba what she would do to maximise the opportunities within the CGE given the budgetary constraints it was facing.
  • Interviews; Committee Progress Report on CGE filling of vacancies 12 Mar 2019

    Mrs D Robinson (DA) said that women were denigrated in many ways and that the abuse of women was great, both of which could be attributed to patriarchy. She asked Ms Moonsamy how the CGE could bring about a fundamental change in society and within the family structure. She asked ...
  • Shortlisting of candidates 26 Feb 2019

    Mrs D Robinson (DA) associated herself with the Chairperson as it was the view of the Committee that Caster Semenya had brought great glory to the country and to herself. As somebody who had been discriminated against, the Committee was wholeheartedly against all discrimination – whether it was sexual orientation, religion ...
  • Shortlisting of candidates 26 Feb 2019

    The Chairperson reminded the Committee that it had given a mandate to meet with the Speaker the previous week, together with one or two Members. She requested Ms Khawula and Ms D Robinson (DA) to present the outcome of that meeting.

All Committee Appearances

Questions

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • ANC. 26 Feb 2015

    Hon Deputy Speaker, hon members and relatives of the late Yolanda Botha, on behalf of the DA I wish to convey to you all our condolences on the passing of your former colleague and family member.

    I did not know Ms Botha personally, but I am told that she was ...

  • Appropriation Bill 16 Jul 2014

    Hon House Chair, hon Minister, colleagues and guests, I congratulate Minister Shabangu on her appointment to the Ministry for Women. It is a challenging position as this Ministry has achieved very little during the past five years.

    Some might say you have been handed a poisoned chalice, Minister, because of ...

All Plenary Appearances