Ms Regina Mina Mpontseng Lesoma

National Assembly

Regina Mina Mpontseng Lesoma

About Regina Mina Mpontseng Lesoma

What is your political background? How did you come to join your political party and become an MP? My activism started in 1982 when I was at school in KZN. At the time I resided in KwaMashu though I attended school in Umlazi. In the townships politics though covert, was quite alive. At the time I was an active member of the Congress of South African Students (COSAS) where we often underwent different types of training. More...

2019 committee attendance as mp

79% attendance rate

Attended 50 meetings out of 63

2018 committee attendance as mp

96% attendance rate

Attended 22 meetings out of 23

2017 committee attendance as mp

93% attendance rate

Attended 28 meetings out of 30

2016 committee attendance as mp

97% attendance rate

Attended 29 meetings out of 30

2015 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate

Attended 20 meetings out of 21

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

82% attendance rate

Attended 9 meetings out of 11

  • Attendance records reflect Committee not Plenary Attendance
  • Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
  • MP attendance is compulsory unless an apology is given
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  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential 3 Bedroomed House Newlands East, Kwa Zulu Natal
Residential 3 Bedroomed House Reservoir Hills, Durban, Kwa Zulu Natal

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Location
Residential Newlands East, Durban, KZN
Residential Richmond Gardens, Durban, KZN

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership
Surefine Trading Incorporated
Surefine Trading [Director]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential 3 Bedroomed granny flat Reservoir Hills, Durban
Residential 3 Bedroomed Newlands East, Durban

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Surefire Trading Private Co.
Surefire Trading Private Co.

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential House Normal Reservoir Hills, Durban
Residential family house Normal Newlands East, Durban

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Curries Fountain Sports Development Centre NPO
Supefire Trading [Director] Private Co.
Surefire Trading [Incorporator] Private Co.

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House Normal Durban

Committee appearances

  • Draft bill amending section 25 of the Constitution: deliberations 5 Dec 2019

    Ms R Lesoma (ANC) said that she would take her cue from the Chairperson so that the Legal Services could clean up the issues that the Member from the ACDP was raising. She added that, on Tuesday, the parties had not been too far from each other. It was a ...
  • Draft bill amending section 25 of the Constitution: briefing 3 Dec 2019

    Ms R Lesoma (ANC) thanked the Chairperson for taking the Committee into his confidence and presenting the correspondence. That was a demonstration of acknowledging and appreciating the importance and the sensitivity of the business that was before the Ad Hoc Committee. She suggested that the Chairperson does the same if ...
  • Matters referred by the Rules Committee consideration 8 Nov 2019

    Ms R Lesoma (ANC) thought that what was proposed in terms of “misconduct” was sufficient, proposing that being explicit in terms of actual conduct was an incorrect approach.
  • Secretary to Parliament on the institution’s performance in 2018/19 6 Nov 2019

    Ms R Lesoma (ANC) asked if, when the Administration provided information regarding public hearings on Section 25, it was possible to say how much public hearings should cost. If there were no guidelines, the budget office was going to say that there was no money when Committees wanted to hold ...
  • Interviews for filling PSC Commissioner vacancy Day 3 6 Nov 2019

    Ms R Lesoma (ANC) said that the Constitution provides for a strong role for the PSC in upholding the principles of public administration. One of its functions is to give directions aimed at ensuring that personnel procedures relating to recruitment, transfers, promotions and dismissals comply with the values and principles ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation 11 Dec 2018

    What (a) were some of the key discussions that featured during the Indian Ocean Conference that took place from 27 to 28 August 2018 in Hanoi, Vietnam and (b) are the objectives and policy priorities of the South African chairmanship of the Indian Ocean Rim Association?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Tourism 15 Nov 2013

    Whether, given the fact that international operations are expanding and that this exposes SA Tourism (SAT) and his department to foreign currency risk, his department and SAT have plans to investigate this in the management of risk to exposure; if not, why not; if so, what plans?

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • UNGQONGQOSHE KAHULUMENI WOKUBAMBISANA NEZINDABA 27 Nov 2019

    House Chair, having noted the pronouncement made by the Minister of Finance during the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, MTBPS, on cost- cutting measures, has the National Treasury issued any instructions in a form of the practice note or any other tool to effect the decision made and pronouncement made ...

  • UNGQONGQOSHE KAHULUMENI WOKUBAMBISANA NEZINDABA 27 Nov 2019

    My apology, House Chair. I am in the next question. Thank you.

All Plenary Appearances