Ms Siviwe Gwarube

National Assembly

Siviwe Gwarube

About Siviwe Gwarube

Siviwe began her career in politics as a professional staff member working in communications back in 2012. She then moved on to work for the Western Cape government as a spokesperson and the Head of Ministry for the Department of Health in the province. In the lead up to and during the 2019 elections, She was the Executive Director of Communications for the DA before seeking public office and being elected. Read more here.

2021 committee attendance as mp

91% attendance rate

Attended 30 meetings out of 33

2020 committee attendance as mp

91% attendance rate

Attended 21 meetings out of 23

2019 committee attendance as mp

92% attendance rate

Attended 12 meetings out of 13

Attendance Methodology

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Committee appearances

  • Digital Vibes contract Investigation; with Minister 4 Jun 2021

    Mr T Munyai (ANC) spoke on behalf of the ANC. He said that the Digital Vibes matter, the subject of the meeting, had been brought before the courts by the DA when Ms S Gwarube (DA) had opened a criminal case in Cape Town the previous day. The matter was ...
  • First & Second Special Audits on Financial Management of Government’s COVID-19 Initiatives 28 May 2021

    Ms S Gwarube (DA) stated that there were a number of problems that the AG had highlighted. One of the reasons they had asked for this meeting was that they had wanted the provinces to come and account in terms of what the report had shown, which was the ‘abhorrent ...
  • National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill: public hearings day 4 26 May 2021

    Ms S Gwarube (DA) stated that Dr Jacobs raised an important point that was only touched on in the presentation. In terms of the unfunded mandate that local governments would take on in terms of environmental health and personal health services, she suggested when it came to re-designing legislation toward ...
  • National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill: public hearings day 2 19 May 2021

    Ms S Gwarube (DA) was interested in the elements the SAHRC had identified around the independence of the Board – she asked that this be fleshed out. She realised that good governance models were something that the Human Rights Commission was concerned about – ultimately that was what gave rise ...
  • National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill: public hearings 18 May 2021

    Ms S Gwarube (DA) referred to the expansion of the provision of primary healthcare. She agreed that the definition of primary healthcare should be broader than its definition in the Bill. How did the Council envision the provision of primary healthcare? Under an NHI environment - were they hoping to ...

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Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Health 4 Jun 2021

    What (a) has been the breakdown of the costs of corruption within his department in the past five financial years, (b) number of tenders have been cancelled as a result of irregularities and/or corruption in each province in the past five years, (c) is the total amount of irregular expenditure ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation 25 Mar 2021

    What is the breakdown of the R95 million allocated by the Government towards the development of COVID-19 (a) vaccines, (b) treatment and (c) therapeutics?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Health 15 Dec 2020

    What (a) is the vacancy rate for specialised medical personnel in each (i) province and (ii) category of specialised medical personnel and (b) number of vacancies are there in each category of specialised medical personnel in each province?

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Plenary appearances

  • GOVERNANCE - CLUSTER 3 27 May 2020

    Madam Speaker, I am glad Minister that we are exploring alternative means to be able to ramp up our tests over and above what we have targeted. And I agree with you that we have seen a steady increase but experts in the field, Minister, including the World Health Organization, ...

  • GOVERNANCE - CLUSTER 3 27 May 2020

    On what basis have we made the decision to resume with religious gatherings, considering what we know about cluster outbreaks in provinces when it comes to Covid- 19?

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