Mathew John Cuthbert

National Assembly

Mathew John Cuthbert

About Mathew John Cuthbert

Mr Cuthbert serves as the DA’s Shadow Deputy Minister for Trade, Industry and Economic Development. Some of his achievements include being the youngest councillor in Ekhurhuleni. He holds a Bachelor of Political Science, a Post-graduate diploma in Business Administration at the Wits Business School, and is currently pursuing his Master of Management with a focus on economic policy at the Wits School of Governance. Read more here.

2021 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 7 meetings out of 7

2020 committee attendance as mp

96% attendance rate

Attended 46 meetings out of 48

2019 committee attendance as mp

81% attendance rate

Attended 22 meetings out of 27

Attendance Methodology

DISCLAIMER: This information has been obtained via the Parliamentary Monitoring Group. PMG makes every effort to compile reliable and comprehensive information, but does not claim that the data is 100% accurate and complete.



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Committee appearances

  • National Lotteries Commission Vacancy: shortlisitling of candidates finalised 26 Feb 2021

    Mr M Cuthbert (DA) requested time for a caucus amongst opposition parties.
  • National Lotteries Commission Vacancy: shortlisting of candidates 24 Feb 2021

    Mr M Cuthbert (DA) asked the Chairperson to explain the process. He understood that the Committee was going to go through the list to ensure that each candidate had submitted a CV. Was the Committee going through every CV or did political parties nominate their chosen candidates?
  • Implementation of Masterplans 23 Feb 2021

    Mr M Cuthbert (DA) asked a question relating to the discussion that he had had with the DG in the Committee
  • DTIC quarter 2 & 3 performance 17 Feb 2021

    Mr M Cuthbert (DA) had a question on the Department’s Trade Division. There was limited work done on furthering South Africa’s trade agenda particularly with the global south partners and China. Under the current dispensation, through the Belt and Road Initiative, South Africa received some benefits related to the beef ...
  • NRCS update on implementation of its turnaround strategy 16 Feb 2021

    Mr M Cuthbert (DA) raised concerns about the delay in finalising the National Lottery Commission (NLC) Chairperson appointment process as members’ training took place before the interviews were to be held. That meant that the process would only be finalised towards the end of March which defeated the timeline agreed ...

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  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition 1 Mar 2021

    With reference to a certain tender (details furnished) from the National Lotteries Commission, what (a) was the total amount the tender was worth, (b)(i) was the total number of persons who were bidders for this tender, (ii) are all their full names and (c) was the scope of the work ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition 15 Dec 2020

    Whether he will instruct his department to investigate if due process was followed when a certain person (name and details furnished) allegedly appointed himself as part of the steering committee in charge of the establishment of the sports centre in Mukondeni in Limpopo; if not, what is the position in ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Social Development 14 Dec 2020

    (1)Whether she will furnish Mr M J Cuthbert with documents related to Uprising Youth Development (NPO 153-198) constitution and founding documents, including (a) the names and any other details of the office bearers, (b) the registered address of the NPO, (c) the NPO’s financial statements for the past two financial ...

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Plenary appearances

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