Mr James Robert Bourne Lorimer

National Assembly

James Robert Bourne Lorimer

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)

2020 committee attendance as mp

83% attendance rate

Attended 24 meetings out of 29

2019 committee attendance as mp

75% attendance rate

Attended 18 meetings out of 24

2018 committee attendance as mp

89% attendance rate

Attended 17 meetings out of 19

2017 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate

Attended 23 meetings out of 27

2016 committee attendance as mp

74% attendance rate

Attended 20 meetings out of 27

2015 committee attendance as mp

76% attendance rate

Attended 16 meetings out of 21

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

94% attendance rate

Attended 16 meetings out of 17

Attendance Methodology

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Organisers Tickets to Mining Indaba /-R18 000
Organisers Tickets to Joburg Indaba /-R10 000
Organisers Tickets to Junior Indaba /-R7000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
1/2 Share of Residential Home /-1000m2 Rooseveldt Park, Johannesburg

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Organisers 1 Ticket to Mining Indaba (Cape Town) /- R22 000
Organisers 1 Ticket to Johannesburg Indaba /- R5000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential Home 1079 sq.m Johannesburg

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Organisers of Conference Ticket to Mining Indaba +-R29 900
Organisers of Indaba Ticket to Joberg Indaba +-R6 000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Half share in property +-1 026sq.m. Roosevelt Park, JHB

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Conference Organisers Ticket to Mining Indaba +-R16 000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential Home [50% share] 1,093ha Roosevelt Park, JHB

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Mining Indaba organisers Ticket to Mining Indaba +-R14 000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential home [50% share] 1 093ha Roosevelt Park, JHB

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Shrike Media [Dormant Co.]
Boundlesstrude [Dormant Co.]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential home [1/2 share] 1 026sq.m. Johannesburg

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Shrike Media Dormant Co.
Boundlesstrade Dormant Co.

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential Home [1/2 share] - 1026sq.m. Johannesburg

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Shrike Media Dormant Co.
Boundlesstrade Dormant Co.

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential House [50% share] +-1 000sq.m. Johannesburg

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Network Radio Services (Pty) Ltd Dormant Co.
Shrike Media Holdings (Pty) Ltd Dormant

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential - Erf 339 [Half share] Normal Roosevelt Park, JHB

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Plenary appearances

  • USEKELA MPHATHISWA WEZOLIMO, UHLENGAHLENGISO LOMHLABA NOPHUHLISO 23 Oct 2019

    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, West Coast Rock Lobster is an important species for small- scale fishermen and this year's catch has been pegged ...

  • DIPLOMATICE RELATIONS BETWEEN SOUTH AFRICA AND BANGLADESH (Member's Statement) 10 Sep 2019

    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 Zondo Commission and even had a book called Gangster State written about his multiple misdeeds as the Premier of the ...

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