Rory Dean Macpherson

Formerly: National Council of Provinces

Rory Dean Macpherson

About Rory Dean Macpherson



Committee appearances

  • NLC Chairperson appointment process: deliberations continued 25 Nov 2020

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) added historical context of how this Committee had dealt with urgent matters like this in the past. He was concerned that the timelines that had been proposed by Ms Hermans were extraordinarily long. The Committee should look to deal with this process in a truncated system ...
  • NLC Chairperson appointment process: deliberations 24 Nov 2020

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) said that the Committee must determine its own process for the interviews and for the shortlisting. Those two issues were intrinsically linked that needed to have their own defined and agreed processes. The CVs should not be looked at on face value. There needed to be ...
  • NRCS and SABS on its turnaround strategy 26 Nov 2019

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) welcomed Ms Fubbs, the previous Chairperson of the Committee, who was seated at the back of the room. He said that when people were asked how they went bankrupt, they always said that it went slowly at first and then rapidly. He had said publicly that ...
  • SACUM/UK Trade Agreement: briefing & consideration; Implementation of Competition Amendment Act 29 Oct 2019

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) congratulated the Minister and the Department on the agreement. He said the new agreement should be seen as an opportunity to increase the volume and variety of goods traded with the UK, and hoped that the Department was developing a long term plan to take the ...
  • Trade & Industry Budgetary Review and Recommendations Report 17 Oct 2019

    The Chairperson accepted apologies from Ms P Mantashe (ANC), Mr D Macpherson (DA) and Mr M Cuthbert (DA). The Committee then considered the conclusions of its Budgetary Review and Recommendation Report (BRRR) point by point.

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  • Questions asked to the Minister in the Presidency 22 Aug 2014

    (1) What was the total value of arms sales from South Africa in the 2013-14 financial year; (2) (a) what countries were recipients of South African made arms and (b) for each country what was the (i) make and/or model bought by and (ii) intended use of each arms recipient ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade and Industry 1 Aug 2014

    With regard to his department’s Budget Vote on 22 July 2014, what amount was spent on (a) food, (b) alcohol, (c) cool drinks, (d) entertainment, (e) travel for departmental officials in and around Cape Town, (f) travel for departmental guests in and around Cape Town, (g) accommodation for departmental officials ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform 1 Aug 2014

    (a) How many empowerment farms in (i) the North West, (ii) Mpumalanga, (iii) the Northern Cape, (iv) the Eastern Cape and (v) KwaZulu-Natal have been funded through the stakeholder schemes for the past 10 years and (b) in respect of each specified province, (i) at what cost, (ii) how many ...

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Plenary appearances

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