Mrs Marta Wenger

Formerly: National Assembly

Marta Wenger

About Marta Wenger

Marta Wenger's plenary attendance record for Feb-Apr 2013and 2012.

Ms Wenger was born in Yugoslavia but moved with her parents to South Africa in 1968. She completed her high school education in Beaufort West. She spent a short-time doing nursing work at Groote Schuur Hospital after finishing matric and eventually embarked on a career in banking in 1972. After she got married in 1979, Ms Wenger became a stakeholder in her husband’s business and later became the Director of the company. She has been actively involved in community development and received the Paul Harris award from Rotary International, the Leadership and Communications award from the Rainbow Toastmasters Club and the DA’s Star Performer Award in 2007. Before being elected to Parliament, Ms Wenger was appointed as the Executive Mayor of the Midvaal Local Municipality in Gauteng. She joined the DA in 2001 and served as the Shadow Deputy Minister of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs. Source: DA (http://www.da.org.za)

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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.

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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.

Are there any contingency plans in the provinces where drought has been particularly bad to provide the animals in parks ...

(1) Whether her departments received any funds for the Expanded Public Works Programme in the (a) 2010-11, (b) 2011-12 and ...

(1) How much has (a) his department and (b) each of the entities reporting to him spent on advertisements placed ...

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.

The National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act has been in operation since 2005. However, the national Department of Environmental Affairs, as well as their provincial counterparts, identified certain provisions in ...

The National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act has been in operation since 2005. However, the national Department of Environmental Affairs, as well as their provincial counterparts, identified certain provisions in ...

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.
Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R20 000

20

African Pegmatite (Pty) Ltd

Shares

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

African Pegmatite (Pty) Ltd

Manufacturing base minerals

Source Description Value

TCTA

TCTA Lesotho blanket

R500

National Botanical Garden

Coffee table book

R500

Description Extent Location

Flat

120sq.m.

Century City

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R10 000.00

20

African Pegmatite (Pty) Ltd

Shares

Description Extent Location

Residential

120sq.m.

Century City

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R10 000

20

African Pegmatite (Pty) Ltd

Shares

R600 255.11

Moneymarket

Shares

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R93,445.00

1.100

African Bank

Preference Shares

R113,900.00

1.100

Grinrod

Preference Shares

R9,746.00

1.100

Investec

Preference Shares

R102,100.00

10.000

Nedbank

Preference Shares

R102,400.00

1000

Standard Bank

R26,923.67

RSA Retail Bonds

5 Yrs Fixed

R7,538.00

African Pegmatite

Investment

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer

I Davidson

Milling

Yes

African Pegmatite (Pty) Ltd

Source Description Value

GCIS [Parliament]

T-shirt [Soccer]

R750

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

African Pegmatite (Pty) Ltd

Milling & Manufacturing