Mr Fezile Bhengu

Formerly: National Assembly

Fezile Bhengu

About Fezile Bhengu

Maj. Gen. Fezile Bhengu was born 6 August 1954. He served as a Deputy Minister of Defence of the Republic of South Africa until May 11 2009. He also served as a Member of Parliament from 1994 to 2009 where he served as African National Congress Parliamentary Whip and was appointed as ANC Whip in the National Assembly on 2 October 2014 again. He was the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Public Works and the Portfolio Committee on Defence. He has been a member of the Joint Rules Committee and a parliamentary Programming Cluster Whip and Convenor.

Maj. Gen. Bhengu holds a B Juris from Fort Hare University. Maj. Gen. Bhengu had memberships at ANC Branch Executive Committee(BEC),Regional Executive Committee (REC) levels in Transkei and OR Tambo, where he served in the capacities of Secretary for the Transkei region. He was active in the ANC underground structures,the United Democratic Front (UDF) and as a Student. source: gov.za

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2018 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (3 of 3 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (1 of 1 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

71% attendance rate (5 of 7 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

75% attendance rate (6 of 8 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate (3 of 3 )

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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.

Ms Bhengu (ANC) commented that the sanitary pad initiative was worth celebrating. She encouraged the Women’s Caucus to align matters ...

Ms Bhengu (ANC) commented that the sanitary pad initiative was worth celebrating. She encouraged the Women’s Caucus to align matters ...

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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.

(1) What are his department’s plans for tourism with regard to protected areas; (2) has his department identified priorities for ...

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.

Hon Chair, it is parliamentary for a member to call another member ... or to say to another member that he is lying. I want you to rule on that.

Mhlalingaphambili, kudla ngokuthiwa izinja ezikhonkotha ziginya kufuneka uzilumkele. [Chairperson, people like to say you must ignore dogs that bark with their mouths full of food morsels.]

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Declaration of interests

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Sanlam - Glacier

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Unit Trust

FNB

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East London

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Kokstad

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Glacier

Private

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Sanlam

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East LOndon

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Kokstad

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Glacier

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Sanlam

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Sunnyridge, East London

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Kokstad

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Glacier

Private

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Sanlam

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Kokstad

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Sunnyridge

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Glacier [Sanlam]

Private

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Sanlam

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Multi Choice [Phuthuma Nathi]

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Kokstad

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Sanlam

Private

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Sanlam

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Phuthuma Nathi

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Kokstad