Mr Kavilan Brandon Pillay

Member of the National Assembly

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About Kavilan Brandon Pillay

Mr Pillay’s activism started during his teenage years, having been influenced by his late dad. He cut his political teeth with the Bayview Flat Residents Association as an activist and later the ANC. He served as ANC ward councillor for ward 69 in the eThekwini municipality before taking up a role in the city as grant in aid manager.

Mr Pillay graduated from UKZN with a Master’s in public administration. The topic for his Master’s research was: “An exploration of the eThekwini Municipality indigent policy and its administration with a focus on the provision of basic services.”

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2023 committee attendance as mp

90% attendance rate (19 of 21 )

2022 committee attendance as mp

98% attendance rate (43 of 44 )

2021 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (25 of 25 )

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Mr K Pillay (ANC) appreciated the substantial improvement in all services. He agreed that the issue of generators and backup ...

Mr B Pillay (ANC) asked the DSI about the high-level research students who were either fully funded or co-funded, particularly ...

Mr K Pillay (ANC) asked the QCTO about critical vacancies that were not yet filled; the limited budget and rollover ...

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Declaration of interests

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Public/Private Source


Ethekwini Municipality/ Alexander Forbes

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value


Oceans Raddison



Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body Type of Business Activity

Bayview Flats Residents Association Chairperson

Non Profit Organisation (NPO) Civic Association

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property



1 bedroom flat