Mr Masizole Mnqasela

Member of the Western Cape Provincial Legislature

Formerly: National Assembly

Masizole Mnqasela

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About Masizole Mnqasela

Mr Mnqasela is the Speaker of the Western Cape Provincial Legislature.

He previously served as a Member of the Finance, Budget and Local Government Committees in the Western Cape Provincial Legislature

Mr Mnqasela was born in Umtata and completed his high school education in Cape Town. He completed his N5 in Electrical Engineering and is currently studying towards a BA Degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the UNISA. Before serving as Shadow Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, he was elected as General Secretary of ward 096 Development Forum in Makhaza and a member of the Khaylitsha Development Forum from 2004 to 2007. He was in addition appointed as a Constituency Chairperson and as Councilor in the City of Cape Town.

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (3 of 3 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

91% attendance rate (10 of 11 )

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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.

Mr M Mnqasela (DA) said that it did not make sense for the Province to continue to be undermined based ...

Mr M Mnqasela (DA) appreciated the increase of 19.8 % in local government, as well as the emphasis on water ...

Mr M Mnqasela (DA) said that the R38 million is not going to waste. He mentions that the mentality of ...

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.

Do children born abroad of South African parents require visas if they do not have South African passports?

May children and spouses with non-South African passports leave South Africa without visas if they entered South Africa before 1 ...

Do dual citizenship certificates have expiry dates?

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.

This is clear proof that these thugs have no real service delivery concerns and that their actions are all part of the ANC's ongoing campaign to make the Western Cape ...

Speaker, yesterday chaos broke out in the Cape Town central business district, CBD, as protesters looted shops, broke down trading stores, injured innocent vendors, destroyed public property and disrupted public ...

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.
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Ijenge Holdings [Pty] Ltd [Director]


Inguni Investments (Pty) Ltd [Director]


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