Mr Mergan Chetty

National Assembly

Formerly: National Council of Provinces

Mergan Chetty

About Mergan Chetty

Mr Chetty previously served as a councillor in Pietermaritzburg for many years. He now is an MP for the DA in the National Assembly.

2021 committee attendance as mp

87% attendance rate

Attended 13 meetings out of 15

2020 committee attendance as mp

76% attendance rate

Attended 19 meetings out of 25

2019 committee attendance as mp

94% attendance rate

Attended 15 meetings out of 16

2018 committee attendance as mp

82% attendance rate

Attended 31 meetings out of 38

2017 committee attendance as mp

68% attendance rate

Attended 21 meetings out of 31

2016 committee attendance as mp

69% attendance rate

Attended 33 meetings out of 48

2015 committee attendance as mp

77% attendance rate

Attended 33 meetings out of 43

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

95% attendance rate

Attended 18 meetings out of 19

Attendance Methodology

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Meeting of all Members of Parliament of Indian Origin to commemorate 150 years of M.K Gandhi (Air Travel and Accommodation valued at R50 000) Invitation from Indian Government via Indian High Commissioner to South Africa

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Location
House Pietermaritzburg, Kwa Zulu Natal

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Location
House Pietermaritzburg, KZN

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House 800sq.m. Pietermaritzburg

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House 800sq.m. Pietermaritzburg

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House 800sq.m. Pietermaritzburg

Committee appearances

  • Virtual Oversight with Missions in Germany; Senegal; Botswana & Saudi Arabia 2 Jun 2021

    Mr M Chetty (DA) said this all comes back to what has been discussed about previous oversight, there is a lack of accountability in DIRCO. What was the Department doing while these building were falling apart? The Committee knows the Department has a team that does oversight on DIRCO properties. ...
  • Virtual oversight report to 11 South African Missions abroad 26 May 2021

    Mr M Chetty (DA) said that he will save his comments for the Portfolio Committee meeting, but he reflected on three parts that had been covered. He asked whether the representatives from France were given the documents that they were unaware of when the Committee cross-questioned them. The Committee had ...
  • Virtual oversight on Vacant state owned properties 18 Mar 2021

    Mr M Chetty (DA) stated that he was partially covered by those who had spoken before him. The property development section was either
  • Virtual oversight on cash missions 17 Mar 2021

    Mr M Chetty (DA) asked whether the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), Mr Caiphus Ramashau, was present in this meeting, since the meeting was dealing with cash missions.
  • Relocation of two missions in New York: DIRCO update 16 Mar 2021

    Mr M Chetty (DA) stated that he also wanted to hear the response from the Acting DG. The previous meeting had to be called off – that was the first meeting that the Acting DG would have been present at and the Committee was not told that she would not ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Health 4 Jun 2021

    Whether, with regard to the Republic’s COVID-19 vaccine procurement that has lagged behind compared to most other emerging countries, his department has made an effort to leverage the Republic’s bilateral cooperation agreements with vaccine producing countries to procure more vaccines; if not, why not; if so, what are the further ...
  • Questions asked to the President of the Republic 24 May 2021

    Whether, with reference to the reply of the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation to question 31 for oral reply on 3 March 2021, regarding the R118 million irregular expenditure on the New York Pilot Project and her admission that her department had nothing to show for the R118 million ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Public Enterprises 16 Apr 2021

    (1)Whether there is a maintenance plan in place with regard to the dry-dock at the Port of Cape Town; if not, why not; if so, how often does maintenance take place; (2) Whether there are any plans in place to upgrade the dry-dock; if not, why not; if so, what ...

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Plenary appearances

  • UNGQONGQOSHE WEZOBULUNGISWA NOKUHLONYULELISWA KWEZIMILO: 13 Nov 2019

    Deputy Minister, there has been allegations that the current refugee crisis in South Africa has elements of human trafficking into it. Who is responsible for what is happening here and what is the South African government doing to protect the rights of the refugees as well as the rights of ...

  • NDP. 11 Jul 2019

    Greetings and salutations hon Chair, hon Ministers, hon Deputy Ministers, hon members, diplomatic corps present, our guests in the gallery and fellow South Africans, hon Minister, it will be a disservice to South Africans watching this debate, if I did not bring to light that some members have come to ...

All Plenary Appearances