Mr Michael Bagraim

National Assembly

Michael Bagraim

About Michael Bagraim

Mr Michael Bagraim matriculated at Cape Town High School and graduated from Rhodes University with a BA in Political Science and thereafter an LLB. He was a member of the Student Representative Council for two years and represented the University on the Debating Society and Law Students' Association. He is a Practicing Attorney as a Consultant with Bagraim's Attorneys. He is also a trustee at the Cape Chamber of Commerce & Industries (Immediate Past President), the South African Jewish Board of Deputies (Past National President) and the MOSAIC – Training and Healing Centre for Women. Mr Bagraim is a regular contributor on industrial relations and labour law to radio, TV, newspapers and magazines.

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2021 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 10 meetings out of 10

2020 committee attendance as mp

94% attendance rate

Attended 30 meetings out of 32

2019 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate

Attended 21 meetings out of 22

2018 committee attendance as mp

88% attendance rate

Attended 28 meetings out of 32

2017 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate

Attended 20 meetings out of 21

2016 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 23 meetings out of 23

2015 committee attendance as mp

88% attendance rate

Attended 21 meetings out of 24

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

78% attendance rate

Attended 14 meetings out of 18

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]

TRUSTS

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number
- - Michael Davis Family Trust 006127/1996
- - The Good Start Trust 001113/2017

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Sectional Scheme Sectional Title Cape Town
Sectional Scheme Sectional Title Cape Town
Sectional Scheme Sectional Title Cape Town
Sectional Scheme Sectional Title Cape Town
Erf Residential Vredehoek, Cape Town
Sectional scheme Sectional Title Cape Town
Sectional scheme Sectional Title Cape Town
Sectional scheme Sectional title Cape Town
Sectional Scheme Sectional title Cape Town
Sectional Scheme Sectional title Cape Town
Erf Residential Milnerton, Cape Town
Sectional Scheme Sectional title Cape Town

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer
Mr John Steenhuisen Attorney Yes Self Employed

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Name Activity
Self Employed Attorney

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Director Radio Disa
Director Altitude Employment Solutions
Director Winn Foundation (RF)
Director Isamark Investments

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Trip for Fact Finding South African Jewish Board of Deputies

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Toi-Toi Clothing Manufacturing (Deregistration) Clothing Manufacturing
We Care - Siyakhathala (Final Deregistration) Deregistration
All Glass Parow Resigned
Altitude Employment Solutions Employment Solutions
Bagraim Sachs Resigned
Michael Bagraim and Associates Attorneys
Democracy Development Program (RF) Resigned
Isamark Investments Investments
Mosiac Womens Training Service and Healing Centre Resigned
South African Jewish Trust Resigned
Zoop Industries Resigned
Bagro
Barbuxton Property Resigned
Elysium Holdings Resigned
Man-Tra Enterprises In Business
Soft Touch Technologies Resigned
Salient Strategic Advertising and design Resigned
Slick Property Investments Investments

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Name Value Activity
Bagraims Attorneys Nil Attorneys
Bagraims Sachs Attorneys Nil Attorneys

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Location Extent
Unit Cape Town
Unit Cape Town
Unit Cape Town
Erf 2221 Milnerton, Cape Town House
Erf 1719 Vredehoek, Cape Town House
Unit Cape Town House
Unit Cape Town House
Unit Cape Town House
Unit Cape Town House
Unit Cape Town House
Unit Cape Town House
Unit Cape Town House
Unit Cape Town House
Unit Cape Town House
Unit Cape Town House

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Location
Unit Cape Town
Unit Cape Town
Unit Cape Town
Erf George
Erf Vredehoek
Unit Cape Town
Unit Cape Town
Unit Cape Town
Unit Cape Town
Unit Cape Town
Unit Cape Town
Unit Cape Town
Unit Cape Town
Erf Milnerton, Cape Town

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer
J Steenhuisen Law firm Yes Self employed

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Name Value Activity
Bagraims Attorneys R100 000 Attorneys

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Altitude Employment Solutions Private Co.
Mosaic Women's Training Service and Healing Centre NGO
BAGRO
MAN-TRA Enterprises

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Apartment 2 Bedroomed Hermanus
Apartment 2 Bedroomed Cape Town

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer
J Steenhuisen Attorney Yes Self employed

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Name Value Activity
Bagraim Sachs NIl Attorneys

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Altitude Employment Solutions Private Co.
Democracy Development Program NGO
Michael Bagraim and Associates CC
Mosaic Women's Training Service and Healing Centre NGO
Elysium Holdings [Deregistration process]

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company Nature Nominal Value No
Bagraim Sachs Partnership Attorneys
Democracy Development Program Development
Mosaic Women's Training Service Training
Isamash CC Property R1m 20%
Altitude Employment Altitude Employment
Michael Bagraim & Associates Property R500 000 100%

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
3 Apartments 1 Bedroomed each Observatory, CPT
House 4 Bedroomed City Bowl, CPT

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer
DT George Attorneys Yes Self employed

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Name Value Activity
Bagraim Attorneys +-R20 000 Attorneys
Bagraim Sachs Attorneys Nil Attorneys

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Altitude Employment Solutions Private Company
Bagraim Sachs Personal Liability Company
Democracy Development Program NGO
Michael Bagraim and Associates CC
Mosaic Women's Training Service and Healing Centre NGO

Committee appearances

  • Working and living conditions of farm workers, farm dwellers, farming communities & farmers 19 Mar 2021

    Mr M Bagraim (DA) appreciated the presentation. He referred to the comment by the Minister of Employment and Labour that farmers had been compliant with the law on mandatory minimum wages. The two Portfolio Committees must ensure that they used the research done by the Department of Employment and Labour ...
  • Oversight Committee Report 17 Mar 2021

    Mr Bagraim (DA) commented that the 13 to 15 April are the first three days of Ramadan. The fear is that this might be a bit of a problem, as it is the most religious time of the year.
  • Impact of SONA & Budget as they relate to Department 5 Mar 2021

    Mr M Bagraim (DA) thanked the Minister for the overview, and thanked the DG for the report. He asked for clarification from the Minister on the 500 additional inspectors referred to in the report. He said these inspectors were appointed before the Covid pandemic, and the Minister’s report about the ...
  • National Minimum Wage Regulations & Development: DEL briefing 24 Feb 2021

    Mr M Bagraim (DA) noted concern for the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP). He said the Department has to wait for specific of instructions from the Minister, and it is not going to get a specific instruction from the Minister, because government does not want to pay employees any more ...
  • UIF suspensions in 2020, as well as overdue CF reports relating to claims, payments and injuries per sector 19 Feb 2021

    Mr M Bagraim (DA) enquired about the ongoing process of the investigations on the Department’s suspended top-ranking officials almost six months ago. He said that the causes that led to suspensions were usually quite convincing, because there would not be suspensions if there was insufficient evidence. Given that, he asked ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Employment and Labour 24 Feb 2021

    Whether, with reference to the Performance Agreement he signed with the President, Mr M C Ramaphosa, (details furnished), he will provide progress updates regarding meeting the specified targets pertaining to the 2019-20 financial year of the different management areas listed under Key Responsibility Area 3; if not, why not; if ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Employment and Labour 24 Feb 2021

    Whether, with reference to the Performance Agreement he signed with the President, Mr M C Ramaphosa, (details furnished), he will provide progress updates regarding meeting the specified targets pertaining to the 2019-20 financial year of the different management areas listed under Key Responsibility Area 4; if not, why not; if ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Employment and Labour 24 Feb 2021

    Whether, with reference to the Performance Agreement he signed with the President, Mr M C Ramaphosa, (details furnished), he will provide progress updates regarding meeting targets of the different interventions listed under (a) Key Responsibility Area 1 - Priority 2, (b) Key Responsibility Area 1 - Priority 4, (c) Key ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • UNIDENTIFIED MEMBER: MINISTER? 10 Jul 2019

    ... no! Thank you.

  • UNIDENTIFIED MEMBER: MINISTER? 10 Jul 2019

    Chairperson, hon Minister, director-general, my family and students, thank you for coming. 'The time has come,' the walrus said, "to talk of many things. Our Department of Employment and Labour is dysfunctional. I receive literally dozens of desperate pleas from injured employees and many more complaints from retrenched Unemployment Insurance ...

All Plenary Appearances