Mr James Robert Bourne Lorimer

Formerly: National Assembly

James Robert Bourne Lorimer

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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)

Constituency Offices

Not associated with any constituency offices

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2024 committee attendance as mp

12% attendance rate (2 of 17 )

2023 committee attendance as mp

80% attendance rate (24 of 30 )

2022 committee attendance as mp

83% attendance rate (35 of 42 )

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) referred to point 1.7 on illegal mining on page nine. It read, “Government responsive legal mining ...

The Chairperson, Mr S Luzipo (ANC), welcomed everyone to the session and expressed his intention to wait and assess the ...

Mr J Lorimer (DA) supported the objection by Mr Mileham – noting that it was the first time in all ...

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) (a) What total number of mining rights holders are not implementing the Social Labour Plans (SLPs) and (b) on ...

Whether his department has put any plans in place to extend the testing of fuel at more service stations to ...

(1) What is the total number of candidates who were (a) awarded Government Certificates of Competence within the Mine Health ...

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.
Details of Contract and Management thereof Period of Contract Value of Contract Name of State Entity

Nothing to disclose

Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body Type of Business Activity

Nothing to disclose

Source Description Value

Nothing to disclose

Complimentary fromorganisers of conference

Accommodation while presenting at Biznews conference

R9,400

Extent of the Property Location-Area Description of Property

2,000m/sq

Northcliff, Johannesburg Gauteng

Half share in residential home

Source Public/Private

Nothing to disclose

Nominal Value Number of Shares Name of Company Nature

R1,105

872

Copper 360

Mining

R3,183

871

Pan AfricanResources

Mining

R1,404

1,9

Anglo Platinum

Mining

R6,928

12,8

Anglo American

Resources

R10,856

6,2

Capitec

Banking

R3,091

12

SASOL

Oil and Gas

R12,999

54,160

Orion Minerals

Mining

R5,214

283

Renergen

Oil and Gas

R17,108

538

Sibanye Stillwater

Mining

R2,023

38

Afrimat

Mining

R4,958

429

Caxton

Printing, publishing and packaging

Sponsor Description of Journey

Nothing to disclose

Source Description of Benefit

Nothing to disclose

Source of Sponsorship Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship

Organisers

R39,000

Conference Ticket to London Mining Indaba

Conference Organisers

R13,000

Ticket to attend Joburg Indaba mining conference

Nothing to disclose

Name of Employer Type of Business

Nothing to disclose

Type of Business Activity Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation

Nothing to disclose

Trustee/Beneficiary Details of benefits derived Registration Number Name of Trust

Nothing to disclose

Details of Contract and Management thereof Period of Contract Value of Contract Name of State Entity

Nothing to disclose

Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body Type of Business Activity

Nothing to disclose

Source Description Value

Nothing to disclose

Extent of the Property Location-Area Description of Property

2,000m/sq

Northcliff, Johannesburg Gauteng

Half share in residential home

Source Public/Private

Nothing to disclose

Nominal Value Number of Shares Name of Company Nature

R3,286

1,9

Anglo Platinum

Mining

R23,315

91

Thungela

Mining

R8,820

12,8

Anglo American

Resources

R12,537

6,2

Capitec

Banking

R24,228

538

Sibanye Stillwater

Mining

R1,960

10,9

HCI

Resources

R1,632

652

MC Mining

Mining

R12,457

54,160

Orion Minerals

Mining

R7,944

283

Renergen

Oil and Gas

R12,537

429

Caxton

Printing, publishing and packaging

Sponsor Description of Journey

South Africa Israel Foundation

Investigative trip to Israel - 7 days.

Source Description of Benefit

Nothing to disclose

Source of Sponsorship Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship

Nothing to disclose

Name of Employer Type of Business

Nothing to disclose

Type of Business Activity Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation

Nothing to disclose

Trustee/Beneficiary Details of benefits derived Registration Number Name of Trust

Nothing to disclose

Period of Contract Value of Contract Details of Contract and Management thereof Name of State Entity

n/a

Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

n/a

Source Description Value

n/a

Extent of the Property Location – Area Description of Property

2,000m3

Northcliff, Johannesburg

½ share residential home

Source Public/Private

n/a

Nominal Value Number of Shares Name of Company Nature

n/a

Sponsor Description of Journey

n/a

Source Description of Benefit

n/a

Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Source of Sponsorship Extent

n/a

Name of Employer Type of Business

n/a

Type of Business Activity Name of Organisation Value of any Benefits derived

n/a

Registration Number Trustee/Beneficiary Name of Trust Details of all benefits derived

n/a

Name of State Entity Details of Contract and Management thereof Period of Contract Value of Contract

None

Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body Type of Business Activity

none

Source Description Value

Economia e Sostenibilita

Accomodation 5 nights Hotel Galles, Milan

R7,500

Extent of the Property Location – Area Description of Property

1,000m sq

Roosevelt Park, Johannesburg

½ share in residential home

Source Public/Private

None

Nominal Value Number of Shares Name of Company Nature

n/a

Sponsor Description of Journey

Economia e Sostenibilita

Flight Jhb-Milan-Jhb Egypt Air (Economy)

Source Description of Benefit

Not Applicable

none

Source of Sponsorship Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Extent

none

Name of Employer Type of Business

none

Type of Business Activity Name of Organisation Value of any Benefits derived

none

Details of all benefits derived Registration Number Trustee/Beneficiary Name of Trust

None

Annelie

DA

Lotriet

Source Description Value

Organisers

Ticket to Mining Indaba, Mining Conference

±R9 000.00

Extent of the Property Location – Area Description of Property

± 1 000m²

Roosevelt Park

½ share

Johannesburg

Residential Home

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