Mr Shaun Nigel August

Formerly: National Assembly and Western Cape Provincial Legislature

Shaun Nigel August

About Shaun Nigel August

Shaun Nigel August was a former prison warden and Member of the National Assembly of South Africa from May 2019 until February 2022. He was the interim national organiser for GOOD political party. He began his political career as a member of the Independent Democrats (ID). August joined the Democratic Alliance (DA) when the ID merged with the party and served as the DA's chief whip in the City of Cape Town council from 2014 to 2018.

He was a Member of the Western Cape Provincial Parliament from February 2022 until his exit from GOOD in May 2023.


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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.

Mr S August (GOOD) said that he did not have a problem with the suggested plan and asked about the ...

Mr S August (GOOD) referred to slide 12 of the presentation, which stated: “The power to withdraw an expropriation must ...

Mr S August (GOOD) expressed his full support of all of Ms Murray’s suggestions.

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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 the Braai Café business model (details furnished) was piloted successfully; if not, what is the position in this regard; ...

Who owns the legal right to operate a Braai Café and post National Youth Development Agency business and financial support; ...

Whether, in light of the recent announcement by the SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) of its intention to publicly auction the ...

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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.

Hon Chairperson, with increasing infections of the corona virus in our country, patients with TB and HIV could be at a higher risk of obtaining the virus, therefore we need ...

Thank you, House Chair. Good notes the December 2019 recommendations from the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education, Science and Technology that the National Assembly passes the Bill. We thank the ...

Declaration of interests

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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.
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Zeekoevlei Retreat

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