Mr Michael Waters

Formerly: National Assembly

Michael Waters

About Michael Waters

Mr Waters is originally from England but migrated with his family to South Africa in 1972. He completed a Diploma in Human Resources at WITS Technikon. Mr Waters joined the Democratic Party in 1989 and held a number of positions in the youth structure of the party and was elected as the Youth President in 1994. He was elected to Parliament in 1999 and was re-elected in 2004. Since his election to Parliament, Mr Waters served as a spokesperson for several portfolios, such as the Post Office, Home Affairs, Public Service and Administration, HIV/AIDS, Social Development and Health. In 2009 Mr Waters was re-elected to Parliament where he currently serves as the DA’s Deputy Chief Whip in the National Assembly. He is also the DA's Deputy Federal Chairperson Source: DA (http://www.da.org.za).

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2021 committee attendance as mp

0% attendance rate (0 of 2 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

38% attendance rate (10 of 26 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

33% attendance rate (1 of 3 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

70% attendance rate (7 of 10 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (23 of 23 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

68% attendance rate (15 of 22 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (2 of 2 )

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.

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 Cuthbert (DA) asked why the National Lottery Commission (NLC) audit had not been completed. The presentation did not ...

Mr M Waters (DA) asked what percentage the NLC received from the lottery ticket sales and where the rest of ...

Mr M Waters (DA) asked what measures were in place to deal with the decline in revenue collection, given that ...

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.

Whether the SA Football Association (SAFA) received any monies, in the form of a loan and/or any other category, from ...

Whether, with reference to his reply to question 2223 on 30 October 2020, he will furnish Mr M Waters with ...

Whether, with reference to his reply to questions 1783 on 27 August 2020 and 2568 on 13 November 2020, he ...

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.

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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.
Value of Contract Period of Contract Details of Contract and Management thereof Name of State Entity

N/A

Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

N/A

Value Description Source

N/A

British Airways Gold Card

British Airways

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

N/A

Public/Private Source

N/A

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

N/A

Description of Journey Sponsor

N/A

Description of Benefit Source

N/A

Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Source of Sponsorship

N/A

Type of Business Name of Employer

N/A

Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation Type of Business Activity

N/A

Name of Trust Trustee/Beneficiary Registration Number Details of all benefits derived

N/A

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Shares

Sanlam

Sanlam

R500.00

Description of Journey Sponsor

Gold Card

British Airways

Platinum Card

SAA

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

/-R500.00

Sanlam

Sanlam

Shares

Description Sponsor

Gold Card

British Airways Gold

Platinum

South African Airways

Source Description

Card Club in Bedfordview

Bottle of Whisky (Jack Daniels Black) /-R400.00

Name of Company No

Sanlam

/-400

Source

British Airways

South African Airways

Description Extent Location

House

50% (3 Bedrooms)

Australia

House

100% (3Bedrooms)

Sunset Beach

Name of Company No

Sanlam

+-400

Source Description

BA

Gold card

SAA

Platinum card

Description Extent Location

House [50%]

3 B edroomed

Australia

House

3 Bedroomed

Sunset Beach

Flatq

2 Bedroomed

Edenvale

Name of Company No

Sanlam

+-400

Source Description

SAA

Platinum Card

BA

Gold Card

Description Extent Location

House [50%]

3 Bedroomed

Australia

Flat [100%]

2 Bedroomed

Edenvale

House [100%]

3 Bedroomed

Sunset Beach

Name of Company No

Sanlam

-400

Source Description

SAA

Platinum Card

BA

Gold Card

Description Extent Location

House [50%]

3 Bedroomed

Australia

Flat [100%]

2 Bedroomed

Edenvale

House [50%]

3 Bedroomed

Sunset Beach

No Name of Company Nature

-300

Sanlam

Shares

Source Description

SAA

Platinum Card

BA

Gold Card

Description Extent Location

House [50%]

3 Bedroom

Australia

Flat [100%]

2 Bedroom [40sq.m.]

Edenvale

House [100%]

3 Bedroom

Sunset Beach

No Name of Company Nature

+-300

Sanlam

Shares

Source

SAA

BA

Description Extent Location

House [50%]

3 Bedrooms

Australia

Townhouse

40sq.m.

Edenvale

House [50%]

3 Bedroom

Sunset Beach

House [50%]

2 Bedroom

Cape Town

No Name of Company Nature

+-250

Sanlam

Shares

Source Description

British Airways Gold Card

Gold Card

SAA

Gold Card

Source Description Value

British/American Tobacco

Urugauy vs Netherlands

R16 000

Description Extent Location

House [50%]

3 Bedrooms

Australia

Townhouse

40sq.m.

Edenvale

House [50%]

3 Bedrooms

Sunset Beach

House [50%]

2 Bedrooms

Sunningdale [CPT

No Name of Company Nature

+-200

Sanlam

Shares

Source Description

British Airways

Gold Card

Source Description Value

British/American Tobacco

Ticket to football match France vs Urugauy

Unknown

Description Extent Location

Townhouse

40sq.m.

Edenvale, Gauteng

House [50%]

3 Bedroom

Sunset Beach

Land [50%]

-

Australia, Dalby