Mr James Robert Bourne Lorimer

Member of the National Assembly

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About James Robert Bourne Lorimer

Mr Lorimer was born in Johannesburg in 1962. He completed a BA degree at the University of the Witswatersrand and worked as a freelance journalist whilst studying. He worked as a news anchor on Radio 702 in 1994 and started Network Radio Services in the same year executing duties as its Chief Executive Officer. He became involved in politics in 2003 after being appointed as Tony Leon’s Media Director. He was subsequently promoted to the national media team fulfilling the role of Media and Research Director for the DA caucus in the Gauteng Legislature. Mr Lorimer served as the DA’s Shadow Minister for Mineral Resources in the Fifth Parliament (2014 - 2019)

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2021 committee attendance as mp

86% attendance rate (32 of 37 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

80% attendance rate (24 of 30 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

75% attendance rate (18 of 24 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

89% attendance rate (17 of 19 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate (23 of 27 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

74% attendance rate (20 of 27 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

76% attendance rate (16 of 21 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

94% attendance rate (16 of 17 )

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 J Lorimer (DA) said that the document set out everything very clearly. He was agnostic on the location of ...

Mr J Lorimer (DA) expressed his disappointment at what he had just heard in the briefing. What he heard was ...

Mr J Lorimer (DA) also sought clarity on the details of the IT problem issues at the Department. She asked ...

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) What is the position regarding the mining licence of the Shiva Uranium and Gold mine; 2) Whether buyers for ...

Given that mining and prospecting rights can be obtained with a shelf company that could incur major financial liabilities, what ...

Whether, considering the ineffectiveness of the current SA Mineral Resources Administration (SAMRAD) system in providing up to date information on ...

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.

Chair, we are conscious of the needs of small-scale fishermen and we trust that the Minister will not address these by sacrificing resources in the longer term.

In this regard, ...

Hon House Chair, the ANC is running out of excuses. This has been recently demonstrated by the ANC Secretary-General, Ace Magashule. He is being accused of widespread corruption before the ...

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.
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

R7,500

Accomodation 5 nights Hotel Galles, Milan

Economia e Sostenibilita

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

½ share in residential home

Roosevelt Park, Johannesburg

1,000m sq

Public/Private Source

None

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

n/a

Description of Journey Sponsor

Flight Jhb-Milan-Jhb Egypt Air (Economy)

Economia e Sostenibilita

Description of Benefit Source

none

Not Applicable

Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Source of Sponsorship

none

Type of Business Name of Employer

none

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

Lotriet

DA

Annelie

Value Description Source

±R9 000.00

Ticket to Mining Indaba, Mining Conference

Organisers

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

½ share

Roosevelt Park

± 1 000m²

Residential Home

Johannesburg

Source Description Value

Organisers

Tickets to Mining Indaba

/-R18 000

Organisers

Tickets to Joburg Indaba

/-R10 000

Organisers

Tickets to Junior Indaba

/-R7000

Description Extent Location

1/2 Share of Residential Home

/-1000m2

Rooseveldt Park, Johannesburg

Source Description Value

Organisers

1 Ticket to Mining Indaba (Cape Town) /- R22 000

Organisers

1 Ticket to Johannesburg Indaba

/- R5000

Description Extent Location

Residential Home

1079 sq.m

Johannesburg

Source Description Value

Organisers of Conference

Ticket to Mining Indaba

+-R29 900

Organisers of Indaba

Ticket to Joberg Indaba

+-R6 000

Description Extent Location

Half share in property

+-1 026sq.m.

Roosevelt Park, JHB

Source Description Value

Conference Organisers

Ticket to Mining Indaba

+-R16 000

Description Extent Location

Residential Home [50% share]

1,093ha

Roosevelt Park, JHB

Source Description Value

Mining Indaba organisers

Ticket to Mining Indaba

+-R14 000

Description Extent Location

Residential home [50% share]

1 093ha

Roosevelt Park, JHB

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Shrike Media

[Dormant Co.]

Boundlesstrude

[Dormant Co.]

Description Extent Location

Residential home [1/2 share]

1 026sq.m.

Johannesburg

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Shrike Media

Dormant Co.

Boundlesstrade

Dormant Co.

Description Extent Location

Residential Home [1/2 share]

- 1026sq.m.

Johannesburg

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Shrike Media

Dormant Co.

Boundlesstrade

Dormant Co.

Description Extent Location

Residential House [50% share]

+-1 000sq.m.

Johannesburg

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Network Radio Services (Pty) Ltd

Dormant Co.

Shrike Media Holdings (Pty) Ltd

Dormant

Description Extent Location

Residential - Erf 339 [Half share]

Normal

Roosevelt Park, JHB