Dr Dion George

National Assembly

Formerly: National Council of Provinces

Dion George

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

2020 committee attendance as mp

83% attendance rate

Attended 30 meetings out of 36

2019 committee attendance as mp

76% attendance rate

Attended 31 meetings out of 41

2018 committee attendance as mp

43% attendance rate

Attended 3 meetings out of 7

2015 committee attendance as mp

48% attendance rate

Attended 14 meetings out of 29

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

67% attendance rate

Attended 18 meetings out of 27

Attendance Methodology

Recent meetings attended

All meetings attended

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

BENEFITS

Source Description
Alexander Forbes Living annuity

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Sectional title 129sq.m. Sea Point
Sectional title 55sq.m. Tableview

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Sectional title 129sq.m. Sandhurst
Sectional Title 129sq.m. Sea Point
Sectional title 55sq.m. Tableview

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Sectional title 55sq.m. Tableview
Sectional title 129sq.m. Sandhurst
Sectional title 129sq.m. Sea Point

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Sectional title 55sq.m. Tableview
Sectional title 129sq.m. Sandhurst
Sectional title 129sq.m. Sea Point

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Sectional Title 129sq.m. Sandhurst
Sectional Title 129sq.m. Sea Point
Sectional Title 55sq.m. Table View

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Sectional Title 119 sq.m. Sandhurst
Sectional title 117 sq.m. Sea Point
Sectional Title 55 sq.m. Table View

Committee appearances

  • Auditing Profession Amendment Bill: public hearings 14 Oct 2020

    Dr D George (DA) noted that the audit profession had let South Africa down badly, and had to be held to account in a much better way. It seemed clear that the audit profession was not able to hold itself properly to account, and that the regulator had to do ...
  • SARB & Prudential Authority Annual Reports 8 Oct 2020

    Dr D George (DA) thanked the Governor and his team for their report. It was very interesting as usual. He noted the point that South Africa’s economic recovery will be slower than its peers. Why would that be and how did SARB reach that conclusion?
  • TLAB, TALAB & Rates Bills: public hearings 7 Oct 2020

    Dr D George (DA) said that the three year waiting period was not reasonable, for the reasons given by the industry. He asked the presenters whether they had any counter proposal.
  • National Treasury & SARS 2019/20 Annual Reports 6 Oct 2020

    Dr D George (DA) asked where the pension fund reform issue resides and NT’s progress on that programme. How is NT factoring in the enormous reduction in tax collection as a result of the pandemic? He added that the loan received by the state is not enough to fulfil ...
  • Disaster Management Bills: consideration of public submission 9 Sep 2020

    The Chairperson requested that NT submit its response to this concern in writing, so that it was on record and included in the Committee’s report. The Chairperson asked if there had been any response to the proposal of Dr D George (DA).

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 15 Sep 2020

    With regard to the assets of deregistered pension funds, what (a) total amount of unclaimed benefit funds is held, (b) steps are being taken to trace and pay beneficiaries and (c) total number of beneficiaries have been traced and paid since January 2017?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 24 Aug 2020

    What (a) number of companies and businesses in each province have made use of and/or benefited from the tax deferral measures announced on 23 April 2020 and (b) was the Rand value of the tax deferrals in each province?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 24 Aug 2020

    Whether, with regard to regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act, Act 24 of 1956, investment infrastructure will be listed as an asset class; if not, why not; if so, (a) what limit will be imposed and (b) will investment in this asset class be prescribed?

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

All Plenary Appearances