Dr Dion George

Member of the National Assembly

Formerly: National Council of Provinces

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About Dion George

Dr George attended Wits University. After completing his undergraduate degree and compulsory national service, he entered the financial services industry where he built his career. During this time he was also a community activist - this later prompted his political career. He further acquired a BA (Hons), MBA (Wits) and DBL (Economics) degrees and an Advanced Certificate in Municipal Governance. His MBA research report received the Investec Securities Prize for the Best Research in the field of investments. He joined the Democratic Party in 1995 and, in 2005, was elected chairman of the DA branch in Sandown, Sandton. Read more here

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2022 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate (35 of 41 )

2021 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate (37 of 39 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

83% attendance rate (43 of 52 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

76% attendance rate (31 of 41 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

43% attendance rate (3 of 7 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

48% attendance rate (14 of 29 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

67% attendance rate (18 of 27 )

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.

Dr D George (DA) agreed with ASISA that the March 2024 implementation date was unachievable due to the outstanding work ...

Dr D George (DA) thanked the stakeholders for their submissions. He agreed that the Defined Benefit Fund was a lot ...

Dr D George (DA) asked why this matter is being discussed in the Committee given the fact that the matter ...

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.

Whether, with regard to the warning from the Financial Action Task Force that the Republic must improve the prosecution of ...

(1)Whether any specific incident resulted in the warning from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) that the Republic must improve ...

Whether any further cash injections will be made to the funding of the SA Special Risk Insurance Association; if not, ...

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.

... to avert the plunge of our economy over the fiscal cliff. That is the point at which all of

government revenue is spent on the public sector wage bill, ...

Hon Deputy Speaker, in February, the Minister will tell us what government is going to do ...

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.
Name of State Entity Details of Contract and Management thereof Value of Contract Period of Contract

NIL

Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body Type of Business Activity

NIL

Value Description Source

NIL

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

SECTIONAL TITLE

SEA POINT

117M2

Public/Private Source

PRIVATE PRIVATE

STANLEY GIBBONS ALEXANDER FORBES

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

TAX FREE SAVINGS RETIREMENT ANNUITIES

CHROME WEALTH CHROME WEALTH

UNIT TRUST UNIT TRUST

R100 000 R600 000

Description of Journey Sponsor

NIL

Description of Benefit Source

NIL

Extent Source of Sponsorship Description of Assistance/Sponsorship

NIL

Type of Business Name of Employer

FINANCIAL SERVICE

FISCAL PRIVATE CLIENT SERVICES

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

NIL

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

NIL

Value of Contract Period of Contract Details of Contract and Management thereof Name of State Entity

NONE

Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

NONE

Value Description Source

NONE

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

APARTMENT

SEA POINT

137 square metres

Public/Private Source

PRIVATE PRIVATE

ALEXANDER FORBES STANLEY GIBBONS

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Unit Trusts Unit Trusts Unit Trusts

Alexander Forbes Living Annuity South African Retirement Annuity South African Retirement Annuity

R 5 500 000 R320 000 R275 000

Unit Trust

South African Tax Free Savings

R70 000

Description of Journey Sponsor

NONE

Description of Benefit Source

NONE

Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Source of Sponsorship

NONE

Type of Business Name of Employer

FINANCIAL SERVICES

FISCAL PRIVATE CLIENTS

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

NONE

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

NONE

Public/Private Source

Private

Stanley Gibson

Private

Alexander Forbes

Type of Business Name of Employer

Financial Services

Fiscal Private Client Services

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Sectional Title Apartment

Sea Point

137m²

Sectional Title Town House

Table View

60m²

Source Description

Alexander Forbes

Living annuity

Description Extent Location

Sectional title

129sq.m.

Sea Point

Sectional title

55sq.m.

Tableview

Description Extent Location

Sectional title

129sq.m.

Sandhurst

Sectional Title

129sq.m.

Sea Point

Sectional title

55sq.m.

Tableview

Description Extent Location

Sectional title

55sq.m.

Tableview

Sectional title

129sq.m.

Sandhurst

Sectional title

129sq.m.

Sea Point

Description Extent Location

Sectional title

55sq.m.

Tableview

Sectional title

129sq.m.

Sandhurst

Sectional title

129sq.m.

Sea Point

Description Extent Location

Sectional Title

129sq.m.

Sandhurst

Sectional Title

129sq.m.

Sea Point

Sectional Title

55sq.m.

Table View

Description Extent Location

Sectional Title

119 sq.m.

Sandhurst

Sectional title

117 sq.m.

Sea Point

Sectional Title

55 sq.m.

Table View