Mr Robert Alfred Lees

National Assembly

Formerly: National Council of Provinces

Robert Alfred Lees

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.

2021 committee attendance as mp

89% attendance rate

Attended 32 meetings out of 36

2020 committee attendance as mp

98% attendance rate

Attended 42 meetings out of 43

2019 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate

Attended 35 meetings out of 37

2018 committee attendance as mp

98% attendance rate

Attended 57 meetings out of 58

2017 committee attendance as mp

89% attendance rate

Attended 73 meetings out of 82

2016 committee attendance as mp

90% attendance rate

Attended 56 meetings out of 62

2015 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate

Attended 41 meetings out of 43

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

93% attendance rate

Attended 13 meetings out of 14

Attendance Methodology

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2019 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

TRAVEL

Description of Journey Sponsor
Trip to Israel and Palestine. SA Israel Foundation

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body
Farm Security - Dormant Ladysmith Farmer’s Security

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property
Farm Ladysmith ±3 ha

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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 AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Ladysmith Farmers Security Farm Security (Dormant)

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Chinese Consulate Book Unknown

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Portion 9 of 8 of farm eendvogel Vley 1264 /- 3 hectares Ladysmith

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

TRUSTS

Trustee/Beneficiary Details Of Benefits Name Of Trusts
Trustee None Mermaranch Trust
Trustee None Kingwall Family Trust

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Ladysmith Farmers Security Farm Security

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Por 9 of 8 Farm Eendvogel Vlei 1264 /-3 Hectares Ladysmith

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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 AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Ladismith Farmers Security Farm Security

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Por 9 of 8 of Farm Enedvoge Vlei 1264 +-3ha ladysmith

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value Name of Company No
R50 Ladysmith Industrial Brushware CC 50%
R100 Nambithi Trading Enterprises CC 100%
R100 RMS Agencies CC 100%

TRUSTS

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number
None Trustee Kingwall Family Trust 1003/96

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
ladysmith Farmers Security Security [Dormant]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Por. 59 of 18 of Farm 1,1565ha Ladysmith

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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 AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Ladysmith Farmers Security Farm Security Services

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Portion 9 of 8 of Farm Eendvogel +-3ha Ladysmith

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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 AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Ladysmith Farmers Security Farm Security Services

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Portion 9 of 8 of Farm Eendvogel Vley 1264 +-3ha Ladysmith

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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 AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Ladysmith Farmers Security Farm Security Services

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Name Value Activity
Alf Lees & Associates CC Nil Accounting/Bookkeeping

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Port 9 of 8 of Farm +-3ha Ladysmith

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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 AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Ladysmith Farmers' Security Farm Security Services

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Name Value Activity
Alf Lees Associates CC Nil Accounting/Bookkeeping

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Por. 9 of 8 of Farm +-3ha Ladysmith

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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 AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Ladismith Farmers' Secuirty Farm Security Services

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Name Value Activity
Alf Lees Nil Accounting/Bookkeeping

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Por. 9 of 8 of Farm +-3ha Ladysmith

Committee appearances

  • SAA Business Rescue process; Update on subsidiaries & strategic equity partnership 1 Sep 2021

    Mr A Lees (DA) said that the presentation had made reference to the government providing guarantees amounting to R500 million. He asked what conditions it had put in place to issue the guarantees, and whether further guarantees would be issued to SAA.
  • ESKOM expansions, Annual Report, and investigations: hearing 31 Aug 2021

    Mr A Lees (DA) said that he was unaware of a Department or Minister having to approve a submission of a report requested by SCOPA. Part of the issue was that Eskom had to channel its reports through the Department to the Committee, rather than channeling it via the Minister’s ...
  • Update by Minister on consequence management at National Skills Fund & NSFAS 25 Aug 2021

    Mr A Lees (DA) asked whether the Department also felt that the entire investigative process had taken too long, and if it could be sped up.
  • DENEL SIU investigations: hearing 24 Aug 2021

    Mr A Lees (DA) noted the emphasis placed by Ms Serobe on shareholder support. He was curious about this statement as the shareholder was the South African citizen represented by the Minister. The Minister was not the shareholder, but merely the representative. He alleged that the shareholder did not share ...
  • RAF 2019/20 audit hearing 18 Aug 2021

    Mr A Lees (DA) expressed frustration on the bankruptcy of the RAF since the liabilities have exceeded the assets by more than R300 million, and he questioned the reason behind the legal fees. He said that the focus should be the elimination of the legal fees by making pay-outs and ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation 17 Sep 2021

    Whether, with reference to her oral reply to questions 31 on 3 March 2021 and the President’s reply to question 1077 on 24 May 2021, the investigation into the land purchase in New York has been completed ; if not, (a) what are the detailed reasons for the non – ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Transport 13 Sep 2021

    With regard to the SA Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA), (a) at which South African airports have the Instrument Landing Systems (ALS) not been operational and/or switched off in the period 1 January 2020 to 15 August 2021, (b) on what dates were the systems not operating, (c) what are the ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Public Enterprises 30 Jul 2021

    With regard to the presentation by the SA Airways business rescue practitioners on 25 March 2021 to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, (a) what are the parliamentary and/or other processes that need to be resolved and/or followed before the R2,7 billion, earmarked for recapitalisation of the SA Airway's subsidiaries, ...

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Plenary appearances

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