Ms Samantha Jane Graham

Member of the National Assembly

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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. She has been appointed as the DA Shadow Minister of Electricity, and will also be serving as an Additional Member on Public Enterprises, Mineral Resources and Energy, and Public Service and Administration (The Presidency).

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2024 committee attendance as mp

67% attendance rate (4 of 6 )

2023 committee attendance as mp

70% attendance rate (14 of 20 )

2022 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (45 of 45 )

2021 committee attendance as mp

94% attendance rate (17 of 18 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (32 of 32 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

83% attendance rate (15 of 18 )

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.

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.

Ms S Graham (DA) expressed her objection to adopting the Bill unless Clause 9 of Section 15(2) is not included.

Ms S Graham (DA) thanked Stats SA for the thought process put towards the inputs made by the Committee. However, ...

An apology was noted for Ms S Graham (DA).

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.

(1)On what date (a) did the President of the Republic, Mr M C Ramaphosa, and the Minister in The Presidency ...

What measures have been taken to accommodate employees from closed post offices; 2. what (a) measures have been put in ...

What (a) are the details of the (i) metros and (ii) local municipalities in which Eskom installed smart meters in ...

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.

Deputy Speaker, while the DA supports the Budgetary Review and Recommendation Report, BRRR, being tabled today, we do so with the following riders.

Firstly, the absolute failure of the Fifth ...

Deputy Speaker, while the DA supports the Budgetary Review and Recommendation Report, BRRR, being tabled today, we do so with the following riders.

Firstly, the absolute failure of the Fifth ...

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.
Name of State Entity Value of Contract Period of Contract Details of Contract and Management thereof

Nothing to disclose

Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

NPO (Deregistration Process)

Vista GRT

Final Deregistration

Zelpy 1097

NPO

The Owl House Foundation

Final Deregistration

Entrepreneurial Business Services

Final Deregistration

Spyline Tracing Agency

Value Description Source

Nothing to disclose

Description of Property Location-Area Extent of the Property

House (belongs to ex husband as per divorce agreement but remains in both names)

Aberdeen, Eastern Cape

10 000 square meters

House

Graaff-Reinet

625 square meters

Public/Private Source

Nothing to disclose

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Nothing to disclose

Description of Journey Sponsor

Official trip to Germany on Energy Transition from 24 to 29 September 2023. Invited in my capacity as a Member of the Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources and Energy.

Federal Republic of Germany

Description of Benefit Source

Nothing to disclose

Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Extent Source of Sponsorship

Nothing to disclose

Type of Business Name of Employer

Nothing to disclose

Name of Organisation Value of any Benefits derived Type of Business Activity

Nothing to disclose

Name of Trust Registration Number Details of benefits derived Trustee/Beneficiary

The Giant Flag Trust

IT 61/2012

No benefits

Trustee

Name of State Entity Value of Contract Period of Contract Details of Contract and Management thereof

Nothing to disclose

Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

NPO (Deregistration Process)

Vista GRT

Final Deregistration

Zelpy 1097

NPO

The Owl House Foundation

Final Deregistration

Entrepreneurial Business Services

Final Deregistration

Spyline Tracing Agency

Value Description Source

Nothing to disclose

Description of Property Location-Area Extent of the Property

House (belongs to ex husband as per divorce agreement but remains in both names)

Aberdeen, Eastern Cape

10 000 square meters

House

Graaff-Reinet

625 square meters

Public/Private Source

Nothing to disclose

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Nothing to disclose

Description of Journey Sponsor

Nothing to disclose

Description of Benefit Source

Nothing to disclose

Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Extent Source of Sponsorship

Nothing to disclose

Type of Business Name of Employer

Nothing to disclose

Name of Organisation Value of any Benefits derived Type of Business Activity

Nothing to disclose

Name of Trust Registration Number Details of benefits derived Trustee/Beneficiary

The Giant Flag Trust

IT 61/2012

No benefits

Trustee

Name of State Entity Details of Contract and Management thereof Value of Contract Period of Contract

None

Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body Type of Business Activity

Vista GRT

NPO (Deregistration process)

Zelpy 1097

Final Deregistration

Spyline Tracing Agency

Final Deregistration

Entrepreneurial Business Services

Final Deregistration

The Owl House Foundation

NPO

Value Description Source

R650

Leather wallet

Karoo Taxidermy

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

House

Graaff-Reinet

625m2

House (belongs to ex husband as per Divorce agreement but remains in both names)

Aberdeen

10 000m2

Public/Private Source

None

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Nil

Description of Journey Sponsor

None

Description of Benefit Source

None

Type of Business Name of Employer

None

Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation Type of Business Activity

None

Value of Contract Period of Contract Details of Contract and Management thereof Name of State Entity

None

Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

NPO (Deregistration process)

Vista GRT

Final Deregistration

Zelpy 1097

Final Deregistration

Spyline Tracing Agency

Final Deregistration

Entrepreneurial Business Services

NPO

The Owl House Foundation

Value Description Source

None

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

House

Graaff-Reinet

625m2

House (belongs to ex husband as per Divorce agreement but remains in both names)

Aberdeen

10 000m2

Public/Private Source

None

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Nil

Description of Journey Sponsor

None

Description of Benefit Source

None

Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Source of Sponsorship

None

Type of Business Name of Employer

None

Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation Type of Business Activity

None

Name of Trust Trustee/Beneficiary Registration Number Details of all benefits derived

The Giant Flag Trust

Trustee

IT 61/2012

None