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.

2020 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 14 meetings out of 14

2019 committee attendance as mp

83% attendance rate

Attended 15 meetings out of 18

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  • Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
  • MP attendance is compulsory unless an apology is given
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  • This is not the official committee attendance record of Parliament.
  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

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Committee appearances

  • DPWI Quarter 4 performance 15 Jul 2020

    Ms S Graham (DA) commented on the minutes of 9 July 2020 noting that in the meeting, the Committee had asked for the clarity on the numbers of Expanded Public Works Programmes (EPWP) participants. There was a figure of 20 000 which was confusing as there was no clarity in ...
  • DPWI on Adjusted Budget & Revised Annual Performance Plan 9 Jul 2020

    Ms S Graham (DA) asked what sort of modelling had been done, and whether the modelling was being amended as this crisis progressed in respect of the number of quarantine and isolation sites that would be needed. Was there a buffer somewhere, should additional budget become necessary?
  • DPWI on South Africa’s Infrastructure Investment Plan 24 Jun 2020

    Ms S Graham (DA) said that slide 3 mentioned Infrastructure South Africa as the single point of entry for all infrastructure. DPWI had given away infrastructure to the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) and the South African National Defence Force (SANDF). Will DPWI get this back and be ...
  • DPWI on the IDT exit strategy 17 Jun 2020

    Ms S Graham (DA) said:
  • DPWI & PMTE 2019/20 Quarter 4 performance 11 Jun 2020

    Ms S Graham (DA) reminded the Department that they might have made a mistake on the 83% achieved against the 90% targets on percentage of quotations awarded within 30 days. The Department has not achieved its target.

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Plenary appearances

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