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. Read more.

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2022 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (25 of 25 )

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) asked the Department what would happen to the central building which was marked as condemned in ...

Ms S Graham (DA), member of the Portfolio Committee on Public Works and Infrastructure, said many schools in rural communities ...

Ms S Graham (DA) discussed point 9, the definition of ‘expropriation’. She was worried that it did not cover temporary ...

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)Whether there is an updated database of unemployed professional built environment graduates in terms of each (a) professional category, (b) ...

(1)What (a) amount has been spent on the Hout Bay Harbour as part of the Small Harbours Unit initiative and ...

With reference to the Council for the Built Environment and its six built environment professional councils, what (a) was the ...

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 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