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.

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

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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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

  • DIRCO & ARF 2019/20 Annual Report 26 Nov 2020

    Mr M Chetty (DA) said clearly the Department managed to convince Mr Hendricks, but it had failed to baffle the Committee when dealing with its shortcomings for the past year. He agreed that by giving the grand presentation, they somehow thought they could lose the Committee in the translation. Why ...
  • Status of Committee’s 100 day report; DIRCO Audit Action Plan; DIRCO Finance Branch: personnel and performance 25 Nov 2020

    Mr M Chetty (DA) said that the Committee had previously raised concerns on the matter of accountability on cash transactions and the R188 million in the report is the result of accountability. It is concerning why the amount was in cash and not cheque or EFT; it is difficult to ...
  • Audit outcomes of DIRCO & African Renaissance Fund: AGSA briefing 12 Nov 2020

    Mr M Chetty (DA) said DIRCO will continue to have unqualified audits because there is no consequence management within DIRCO. It is not the first time the Committee hears of these audit findings. The Director- General and Chief Financial Officer promised that they would address and fix these findings. He ...
  • DIRCO’s role in support of processes by Government to fight Covid-19 pandemic 3 Jun 2020

    Mr M Chetty (DA) said the performance of ambassadors needs to be addressed. For example the ambassador to Brazil has embarrassed South Africa on three different days. He sent messages to people who were looking to be repatriated back to South Africa. He first sent out a message saying as ...
  • New York fact-finding oversight report 4 Mar 2020

    Mr M Chetty (DA) agreed with Mr Nkosi that the Committee had had an issue with the absence of the Ambassador and the fact that no leave had been tendered to the Committee. On the foreign service policy framework he said that at the debriefing the issue of the

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Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development 6 Aug 2020

    What are the relevant details of (a)(i) land reform farms, (ii) productive farms and (iii) non-productive farms in KwaZulu-Natal and (iv) the reasons that the specified farms are non-productive, (b) the total amounts of recapitalisation funding spent on each farm since they were purchased, (c) the actions being taken to ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development 6 Aug 2020

    What are the relevant details of (a)(i) land reform farms, (ii) productive farms and (iii) non-productive farms in Gauteng and (iv) the reasons that the specified farms are non-productive, (b) the total amounts of recapitalisation funding spent on each farm since they were purchased, (c) the actions being taken to ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development 6 Aug 2020

    What are the relevant details of (a)(i) land reform farms, (ii) productive farms and (iii) non-productive farms in Mpumalanga and (iv) the reasons that the specified farms are non-productive, (b) the total amounts of recapitalisation funding spent on each farm since they were purchased, (c) the actions being taken to ...

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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