Ms Samantha Jane Graham

National Assembly

Samantha Jane Graham

About Samantha Jane Graham

Ms. Graham joined the Democratic Alliance (DA) as a member in 2007, however became an active member in 2009. She organised a DA branch in Aberdeen, a small town in Eastern Cape, and was elected as the Chairperson. In 2011, she was elected as a Councillor. She was re-elected in 2016 and served in the Portfolio Chairperson on Corporate Services and on the Executive Committee of the Dr Beyers Naude Local Municipality. She now serves as a Member of Parliament in the National Assembly. Read more.

2021 committee attendance as mp

92% attendance rate

Attended 11 meetings out of 12

2020 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 32 meetings out of 32

2019 committee attendance as mp

83% attendance rate

Attended 15 meetings out of 18

Attendance Methodology

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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.



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Committee appearances

  • Public Works & Infrastructure Budget: Committee Report 11 May 2021

    Ms S Graham (DA) thanked the Committee Content Advisor for compiling a very thorough and detailed report.
  • CIDB, CBE, IDT & Agrément SA 2021/22 Annual Performance Plans 11 May 2021

    Ms S Graham (DA) was concerned that Infrastructure South Africa (ISA) was not presenting its APP despite being an entity of the DPWI and asked why this was the case. She inquired if the entity had its own budget and when this would be presented before the Committee and if ...
  • DPWI & PMTE Audit Action Plan; DPWI & PMTE 2021/22 Annual Performance Plans 4 May 2021

    Ms S Graham (DA) commended DPWI for maintaining an unqualified audit report under severe constraints. Part of that was that many of the challenges had been shifted to PMTE which is now carrying the burden of non-compliance on the four matters of leases, expenditure and accruals, project management and the ...
  • Expropriation Bill: oral submissions day 2 25 Mar 2021

    Ms S Graham (DA) asked about clause 3(2) of the Bill, which allowed the Minister to expropriate property in cases where other expropriating authorities were reluctant to do so. Would that not usurp the separation of powers, or interfere with the spheres of government? It would allow one sphere of ...
  • DPWI & PMTE 2020/21 Quarter 3 performance 10 Mar 2021

    Ms S Graham (DA) said that slide nine of the presentation spoke of a Community Works Programme (CWP) under the EPWP. Are we claiming these work opportunities under the Department, or is this another project with the same name? Slide 11 of the presentation indicated that there should have been ...

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  • Questions asked to the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services 11 Jun 2021

    (1)Whether his department has embarked on a learnership programme for the 2021-22 financial year; if not, will his department hold the learnership programme in abeyance until all existing trainees have been absorbed; if so, (a) what number of learners are enrolled and (b) what steps will be taken to ensure ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure 4 Jun 2021

    (1)What (a) are the arrears amounts owing to her department in respect of the Excelsior Court in Durban, (b) amount is owed to the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality in outstanding rates and services and (c) are the time frames for finalisation of payment of any outstanding monies; (2) whether there are ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Health 4 Jun 2021

    (1)With respect to the commitment of Government to address the scourge of gender-based violence, what (a) number of Thuthuzela Centres are located in each province, (b) number of hospitals do not have rape kits in each province and (c) are the reasons that the specified hospitals do not have rape ...

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Plenary appearances

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