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.”
African National Congress (ANC)
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Member at Portfolio Committee on Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation. (National Assembly Committees)
since 25th May 2023
Member at Portfolio Committee on Higher Education, Science and Innovation (National Assembly Committees)
since 14th April 2023
Member at Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs (National Assembly Committees)
since 2nd February 2021
Member at National Assembly (Parliament)
since 6th January 2021
Member at African National Congress (ANC) (Party)
127th Candidate at African National Congress National Election List 2019 (Election List)
from 23rd April 2019 until 8th May 2019
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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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Department of Home Affairs Q3 & 4 2022/23 Performance; AGSA on audit performance update of Home Affairs portfolio; with Ministry
16 May 2023
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.
Department of Home Affairs Q3 & 4 2022/23 Performance; AGSA on audit performance update of Home Affairs portfolio
16 May 2023
Mr K Pillay (ANC) appreciated the substantial improvement in all services. He agreed that the issue of generators and backup ...
DSI on Advanced Manufacturing Technology Strategy; CSIR on Future Production Manufacturing
12 May 2023
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 ...
What are questions asked to ministers?
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What are declaration of interests?
4 categories Source
Ethekwini Municipality/ Alexander Forbes
SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS
|Nature||Name of Company||Number of Shares||Nominal Value|
DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS
|Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body||Type of Business Activity|
Bayview Flats Residents Association Chairperson
Non Profit Organisation (NPO) Civic Association
LAND AND PROPERTY
|Description of Property||Location – Area||Extent of the Property|
1 bedroom flat