Ms Ntombovuyo Veronica Mente

Member of the National Assembly

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About Ntombovuyo Veronica Mente

Ms Mente began her professional career as a bodyguard to the then mayor of Cape Town. She was a "barefoot lawyer" in the township of Khayelitsha and assists workers who have had their rights abused in different ways in the work place. Ms Mente was one of 15 volunteers who worked with the advisory office Labour Community Advice Media and Education Centre (LAMEC) in Khayelitsha. The organisation is a part of World Workers Media Production and has educated union activists in media production since 1997.

Read more about Ms Mente in this MP corner blog here.

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2022 committee attendance as mp

52% attendance rate (36 of 69 )

2021 committee attendance as mp

59% attendance rate (35 of 59 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

67% attendance rate (33 of 49 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

59% attendance rate (17 of 29 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

83% attendance rate (33 of 40 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

57% attendance rate (38 of 67 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

44% attendance rate (18 of 41 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

33% attendance rate (7 of 21 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate (9 of 9 )

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.

Ms V Mente (EFF) said the SSA had briefed the Committee on the matter in both the fifth and sixth ...

Ms V Mente (EFF) said that she was not satisfied with the responses provided on Mango and found it disturbing ...

Ms V Mente (EFF) stated that she has interest in the UIF document which speaks about the SIU investigations and ...

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.

What (a) total number of shelters (i) are registered with her department and (ii) does her department support and (b) ...

Whether the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) was requested to investigate circumstances that led to it receiving a payment of R8 ...

Whether, with regard to his department’s report that 22 211 out of 143 824 applications for protection orders were granted ...

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.

Hayi ndifuna ukuxelela uMbhexeshi oyiNtloko ukuba...

USOMLOMO: Hayi xa ufuna ukuxelela umntu...

English:

...you do not raise a point of order.

Ndp.

21 Jul 2014

Centralising procurement is not a solution, because it will just increase the red tape and centralise corruption. The Presidential Hotline management is in such a poor state that no area ...

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

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R300

Gin

Russian Embassy

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House

Cape Town

300sm

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Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

RESIDENTIAL

CAPE TOWN

500sq/m

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Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

House

Cape Town

Residential

Description Extent Location

Residential

3 Bedroomed House

Parklands, Cape Town

Description Location

Residential

Cape Town

Source Public/Private

South African Police Service

Public