Mr Michael Waters

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).

2020 committee attendance as mp

56% attendance rate

Attended 10 meetings out of 18

2019 committee attendance as mp

33% attendance rate

Attended 1 meeting out of 3

2018 committee attendance as mp

70% attendance rate

Attended 7 meetings out of 10

2017 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 23 meetings out of 23

2016 committee attendance as mp

68% attendance rate

Attended 15 meetings out of 22

2015 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 2 meetings out of 2

  • Attendance records reflect Committee not Plenary Attendance
  • Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
  • MP attendance is compulsory unless an apology is given
  • MPs are recorded as absent whether they have, or have not submitted apologies.
  • This is not the official committee attendance record of Parliament.
  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

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]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
/-R500.00 Sanlam Sanlam Shares

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Gold Card British Airways Gold
Platinum South African Airways

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description
Card Club in Bedfordview Bottle of Whisky (Jack Daniels Black) /-R400.00

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company No
Sanlam /-400

BENEFITS

Source
British Airways
South African Airways

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House 50% (3 Bedrooms) Australia
House 100% (3Bedrooms) Sunset Beach

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company No
Sanlam +-400

BENEFITS

Source Description
BA Gold card
SAA Platinum card

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House [50%] 3 B edroomed Australia
House 3 Bedroomed Sunset Beach
Flatq 2 Bedroomed Edenvale

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company No
Sanlam +-400

BENEFITS

Source Description
SAA Platinum Card
BA Gold Card

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House [50%] 3 Bedroomed Australia
Flat [100%] 2 Bedroomed Edenvale
House [100%] 3 Bedroomed Sunset Beach

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company No
Sanlam -400

BENEFITS

Source Description
SAA Platinum Card
BA Gold Card

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House [50%] 3 Bedroomed Australia
Flat [100%] 2 Bedroomed Edenvale
House [50%] 3 Bedroomed Sunset Beach

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company Nature
-300 Sanlam Shares

BENEFITS

Source Description
SAA Platinum Card
BA Gold Card

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House [50%] 3 Bedroom Australia
Flat [100%] 2 Bedroom [40sq.m.] Edenvale
House [100%] 3 Bedroom Sunset Beach

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company Nature
+-300 Sanlam Shares

BENEFITS

Source
SAA
BA

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House [50%] 3 Bedrooms Australia
Townhouse 40sq.m. Edenvale
House [50%] 3 Bedroom Sunset Beach
House [50%] 2 Bedroom Cape Town

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company Nature
+-250 Sanlam Shares

BENEFITS

Source Description
British Airways Gold Card Gold Card
SAA Gold Card

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
British/American Tobacco Urugauy vs Netherlands R16 000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House [50%] 3 Bedrooms Australia
Townhouse 40sq.m. Edenvale
House [50%] 3 Bedrooms Sunset Beach
House [50%] 2 Bedrooms Sunningdale [CPT

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company Nature
+-200 Sanlam Shares

BENEFITS

Source Description
British Airways Gold Card

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
British/American Tobacco Ticket to football match France vs Urugauy Unknown

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Townhouse 40sq.m. Edenvale, Gauteng
House [50%] 3 Bedroom Sunset Beach
Land [50%] - Australia, Dalby

Committee appearances

  • National Lotteries Commission outstanding matters 2 Sep 2020

    Mr M Waters (DA) asked what percentage the NLC received from the lottery ticket sales and where the rest of the money went. Why was B-BBEE used as a criteria to identify beneficiaries? He failed to see why it mattered who ran an NPO as it was the beneficiaries who ...
  • Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality on its COVID-19 response plan; Petitions 3 Jun 2020

    Mr M Waters (DA) asked what measures were in place to deal with the decline in revenue collection, given that Mr Masina wished that white businesses would collapse? The City of Ekurhuleni had posted pictures of food parcels being distributed by ANC councilors wearing political regalia. What was Mr Masina ...
  • Petitions: consideration 11 Mar 2020

    Mr M Waters (DA) asked if it would not be best if the Committee gave the police a date by which to report back to the Committee on the progress made on the matter.
  • Stakeholder engagement on challenges facing Eskom 4 Mar 2020

    Mr M Waters (DA) noted that Members did not have all the submissions and asked the presenters to email their submissions to the Committee.
  • DPE 2019/20 Quarter 3 performance; Developments at state-owned companies: update 26 Feb 2020

    Mr M Waters (DA) said he felt that every bailout for an SOE took money away from education, health and the police. Many of the SOEs, such as DENEL, were vanity projects which the country did not need. He pointed out that SAA’s losses were reported as “only” being ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition 21 Sep 2020

    Whether, with reference to his reply to question 737 on 25 May 2020, he received the information requested from the provinces; if not, by what date does he envisage to receive such information; if so, will he furnish Mr. M Waters with the further relevant details? [
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Police 10 Sep 2020

    What (a) are the reasons that the Edenvale Police Station removed the cameras in the charge office and cells and (b) was the cost of installing the specified cameras? NW2324E
  • Questions asked to the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation 7 Sep 2020

    Whether, the reference to the Foreign Service Act, Act 26 of 2019, in terms of which her department is compelled to render consular services in line with the Guidelines for the Provisions of Consular services, civic and immigration services are fully operational at all the South African missions; if not ...

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Plenary appearances

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