Samantha Jane Graham

National Assembly

Samantha Jane Graham

About Samantha Jane Graham

Ms. Graham joined the DA as a member around 2007 but only got active in 2009. She formed a branch in Aberdeen, a small town in Eastern Cape, and was elected as the Chairperson. In 2011, she stood as a Councillor and was elected. She was re-elected in 2016 and served as the Portfolio Chairperson on Corporate Services and on the Executive Committee of the Dr Beyers Naude Local Municipality. She is a new Member of Parliament, read more.

2019 committee attendance as mp

81% attendance rate

Attended 13 meetings out of 16

  • Attendance records reflect Committee not Plenary Attendance
  • Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
  • MP attendance is compulsory unless an apology is given
  • MPs are recorded as absent whether they have, or have not submitted apologies.
  • This is not the official committee attendance record of Parliament.
  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

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.



Committee appearances

All Committee Appearances


  • Questions asked to the Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure 12 Nov 2019

    With reference to municipalities that have underspent their Expanded Public Works Programme grant allocations for the 2018-19 financial year, (a) which municipalities have (i) repaid the difference in full and (ii) failed to repay the difference either in full or in part and (b) what amounts are still outstanding from ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure 12 Nov 2019

    (a) What number of Public Works and/or Independent Development Trust projects, nationally and provincially, which have already commenced, are currently on hold due to (i) a lack of funding from client departments, (ii) industrial action, (iii) pressure from small, medium and micro enterprises and other local influences and (iv ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Basic Education 7 Nov 2019

    Whether Coega Development Corporation is the only implementing agent appointed by the Eastern Cape Department of Basic Education for the supply and installation of security fencing to schools in the province; if not, who are the other implementing agents; if so, (a) on what basis was the agent appointed as ...

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Plenary appearances

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