Gerrit Pretorius

Member of the Western Cape Provincial Legislature

Gerrit Pretorius

About Gerrit Pretorius

Mr Gerrit Pretorius is a South African politician and former diplomat who has been a Democratic Alliance Member of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament since December 2022. He was a municipal councillor of the George Local Municipality from 2016 to 2021, serving as the deputy mayor of the municipality from 2016 until 2018 and as council speaker from 2018 until he left council.

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2024 committee attendance as mp

44% attendance rate (4 of 9 )

2023 committee attendance as mp

92% attendance rate (47 of 51 )

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 Pretorius (DA) referred to the Electoral Code of Conduct that was slated to be signed on 10 April ...

The Chairperson noted Mr G Pretorius (DA) and Mr F Christians (ACDP) had submitted an apology.

The Committee reported that it supported the Vote referred to in terms of Standing Rule 188. In terms of Standing ...

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.

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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.

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