Mr Robert Alfred Lees

Member of the National Assembly

Formerly: National Council of Provinces

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About Robert Alfred Lees

Mr Robert Alfred Lees went to school in KwaZulu Natal (KZN) and matriculated in 1969. He obtained a certificate in electronics from the Natal Technicon and then went on to read for a BCom degree at the University of Natal (Now KZN) in 1998. He worked for Dunlop Tyres as a trainee manager and then Management Accountant. Mr Lees then moved to Consol as General Manager of the Bags & Sacks Division. In 1990 he established an accounting practise in Ladysmith, KZN. Over some 36 years he has worked in the Emnambithi/Ladysmith area amongst all communities - this area forms his constituency for the DA. Mr Lees is heavily involved with commercial farming and land reform. His first five years in Parliament were as a permanent delegate in the NCOP and as a Member of the Select Committees of Finance and Appropriations. Read more here.

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2021 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate (39 of 46 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

98% attendance rate (42 of 43 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate (35 of 37 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

98% attendance rate (57 of 58 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

89% attendance rate (73 of 82 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

90% attendance rate (56 of 62 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate (41 of 43 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

93% attendance rate (13 of 14 )

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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 A Lees (DA) asked why there was such a delay in setting up terms of reference such that the ...

Mr A Lees (DA) said that the question of load shedding has been raised for 14 years and it does ...

Mr A Lees (DA) greeted everyone and said a lot had been mentioned about systems failures. He pointed out 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.

With reference to her reply to question 31 for oral reply on 3 March 2021 and the reply by the ...

1. Whether, with regard to the SA Airways (SAA) flights to and/or from Brussels on and/or around 24 February 2021, ...

What are the relevant details of the actual annual expenditure on all roads, including roads that fall under the mandate ...

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.

Madam House Chairperson, since 1994, the South African taxpayer has paid bailouts that amounts to R57 billion to the SA Airways. The SA Airways is bankrupt. The organisation is riddled ...

This week the South African economy was dealt yet another blow by the ANC's dogmatic adherence to socialist and statist ideology that has long been abandoned even by the ANC's ...

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

Farm security - dormant

Ladysmith Farmers’ Security

Value Description Source

N/A

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Agricultural plot

Ladysmith

Approx. 3 ha

Public/Private Source

N/A

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Member

Ladysmith Industrial Brushware CC

50%

R50

Member

Nambithji Trading Enterprises CC

100%

R100

Member

RNS Agencies CC

100%

R100

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

Member

Ladysmith Industrial Brushware cc

50%

R50.00

Member

Nambithi Trading Enterprises cc

100%

R100.00

Member

RNS Agencies cc

100%

R100.00

Description of Journey Sponsor

Trip to Israel and Palestine.

SA Israel Foundation

Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

Farm Security - Dormant

Ladysmith Farmer’s Security

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Farm

Ladysmith

±3 ha

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R50

50%

Ladysmith Industrial Brushware CC

Member

R100

100%

Nambithi Trading Enterprises CC

Member

R100

100%

RNS Agencies CC

Member

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Ladysmith Farmers Security

Farm Security (Dormant)

Source Description Value

Chinese Consulate

Book

Unknown

Description Extent Location

Portion 9 of 8 of farm eendvogel Vley 1264

/- 3 hectares

Ladysmith

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R100

100%

RNS Agencies CC

Member

R50

50%

Ladysmith Industrial Brushware CC

Member

R100

100%

Nambithi Trading Enterprises CC

Member

Trustee/Beneficiary Details Of Benefits Name Of Trusts

Trustee

None

Mermaranch Trust

Trustee

None

Kingwall Family Trust

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Ladysmith Farmers Security

Farm Security

Description Extent Location

Por 9 of 8 Farm Eendvogel Vlei 1264

/-3 Hectares

Ladysmith

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R50

50%

Ladysmith Industrial Brushware CC

Member

R100

100%

Nambithi Trading Enterprises CC

Member

R100

100%

RMS Agencies CC

Member

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Ladismith Farmers Security

Farm Security

Description Extent Location

Por 9 of 8 of Farm Enedvoge Vlei 1264

+-3ha

ladysmith

Nominal Value Name of Company No

R50

Ladysmith Industrial Brushware CC

50%

R100

Nambithi Trading Enterprises CC

100%

R100

RMS Agencies CC

100%

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number

None

Trustee

Kingwall Family Trust

1003/96

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

ladysmith Farmers Security

Security [Dormant]

Description Extent Location

Por. 59 of 18 of Farm

1,1565ha

Ladysmith

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R50

50%

Ladysmith Industrial Brushware CC

Member

R100

100%

RMS Agencies CC

Member

R33,34

33,345

Roseleigh Farms CC

Member

R100

100%

Nambiti Trading Enterprises CC

Member

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Ladysmith Farmers Security

Farm Security Services

Description Extent Location

Portion 9 of 8 of Farm Eendvogel

+-3ha

Ladysmith

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R50

05%

Ladysmith Industrial Brushware CC

Member

R100

100%

RNS Agencies CC

Member

R33,34

33.34%

Roseleigh Farms CC

Member

R100

100%

Nambiti Trading Enterprises CC

Member

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Ladysmith Farmers Security

Farm Security Services

Description Extent Location

Portion 9 of 8 of Farm Eendvogel Vley 1264

+-3ha

Ladysmith

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R50

50%

Ladysmith Industrial Brushware CC

Member

R100

100%

RNS Agencies CC

Member

R33,34

33,34%

Roseleigh Farms CC

Member

R100

100%

Nambiti Trading Enterprises CC

Member

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Ladysmith Farmers Security

Farm Security Services

Name Value Activity

Alf Lees & Associates CC

Nil

Accounting/Bookkeeping

Description Extent Location

Port 9 of 8 of Farm

+-3ha

Ladysmith

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R100

100%

CC

"

R33,34

33.34%

Roseleigh Farms CC

"

R50

50%

Brushware CC

Membership Share

R100

100%

RNS Agencies CC

Membership Share

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Ladysmith Farmers' Security

Farm Security Services

Name Value Activity

Alf Lees Associates CC

Nil

Accounting/Bookkeeping

Description Extent Location

Por. 9 of 8 of Farm

+-3ha

Ladysmith

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R50

50%

Ladysmith Industrial Brushware CC

Shares

R100

100%

Nambithi Trading Enterprises CC

Shares

R100

100%

RNS Agencies CC

Shares

R33.34

33.34%

Roseleigh Farms CC

Shares

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Ladismith Farmers' Secuirty

Farm Security Services

Name Value Activity

Alf Lees

Nil

Accounting/Bookkeeping

Description Extent Location

Por. 9 of 8 of Farm

+-3ha

Ladysmith