Mr Gavin Richard Davis

Formerly: National Assembly

Gavin Richard Davis

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About Gavin Richard Davis

Mr Gavin Davis matriculated from the Pinelands High School in 1995. He was previously Special Advisor to the Premier of the Western Cape, Helen Zille. He joined the Democratic Alliance as a Researcher in 2004 and was later appointed Chief of Staff in the Leader's Office. He has also served as the Executive Director of Communications at the Democratic Alliance. (Source: Wikipedia)

Mr Davis served as the DA Shadow Minister for Basic Education.

Mr Davis holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in history and politics and an Honours Degree in Politics from Rhodes University in Grahamstown. He also acquired a Master of Arts in politics from the University of Cape Town. (Source: Who's who SA)

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2018 committee attendance as mp

86% attendance rate (6 of 7 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

92% attendance rate (23 of 25 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

81% attendance rate (22 of 27 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

80% attendance rate (20 of 25 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate (14 of 14 )

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.

Mr G Davis (DA) welcomed the fact that the IRP had been gazetted, and said that a debt of gratitude ...

Mr G Davis (DA) said welcomed the presence of the Department at the meeting, but said it was also disappointing, ...

Mr G Davis (DA) stated he too admittedly had not seen that before, where the Government had not turned up ...

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.

(1) With reference to his reply to question 2243 on 4 September 2018, what are the (a) names of the ...

What are the reasons for the delays in the implementation in the next round of renewables in the 2018 Integrated ...

1) What are the reasons for his department's determination to proceed with the procurement of electricity from two coal independent ...

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 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 SABC's new ...

Deputy Speaker, the DA condemns in the strongest possible terms the senseless act of the Congress of South African Students, Cosas, of planting a pig's head in the halaal and ...

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.
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Hout Bay



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+-1 100sq.m.

Hout Bay

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+-1 000sq.m.

Hout Bay

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Old Mutual


Description Extent Location


+-1 100sq.m.

Hout Bay