Ms Leigh-Ann Mathys

Formerly: National Assembly and National Council of Provinces

Leigh-Ann Mathys

About Leigh-Ann Mathys

What is your political background? I don’t have a political background as such. Before I joined the EFF I was a social justice activist. I like to refer to myself as an accidental politician who came to politics through a passion for social activism. The EFF was the first political party I joined and this happened because of Marikana. More...



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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]


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First National Bank Pen and Picnic Pack R1000.00

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]


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Telkom Samsung Phone R12 000

Committee appearances

  • Public Works Budget: Committee Report 8 May 2018

    Ms L Mathys (EFF) said it was time to take a hard line against the DPW and demand accountability for repeated maladministration. Instead of merely expressing concern, the report should spell out that the Committee is “alarmed” by the state of affairs at PMTE (the incomplete Asset Register) and the ...
  • Department of Public Works Annual Performance Plan: Auditor General & DPME briefing 17 Apr 2018

    The Chairperson welcomed Mr Themba Godi, Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA), who had asked to sit in on the meeting. Apologies were noted from Minister in the Presidency (Monitoring and Evaluation), Ms N Dlamini-Zuma, who could not attend along with Ms L Mathys (EFF), Ms L ...
  • Property Management Trading Entity: Department briefing 27 Mar 2018

    The Committee Secretary announced apologies from the both the Minister and Deputy Minister of Public Works and the DG of the Department of Public Works (DPW), Adv Sam Vukela, had also conveyed his apology by letter. Other apologies were noted from Ms L Mathys (EFF) and Mr K Sithole (IFP), ...
  • Assets on immovable asset register: Department briefing with Deputy Minister 13 Mar 2018

    Ms L Mathys (EFF) remarked that it was worrying that state assets could be administered from a spreadsheet as claimed by no less an authority than the Auditor-General himself at a previous meeting. Assurance was needed that this was no longer the case. If 33 percent of land parcels were ...
  • Political Party Funding Bill and Regulations: deliberations 23 Nov 2017

    Ms L Mathys (EFF) was confused about waiving the three days. She agreed that it had to be made clear that it was about the Bill as well as the report.

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