Mr Willem Frederik Faber

Member of the National Assembly

Formerly: National Council of Provinces

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About Willem Frederik Faber

Mr Faber has been an MP since 2009.

Faber joined the Democratic Alliance and was a councillor of the Sol Plaatje Local Municipality, centred around Kimberley, the Northern Cape capital, for seven years.

From 2004 to 2009, Faber worked for the company Protech. In May 2009, he was elected as a permanent delegate to the National Council of Provinces, the upper house of parliament. He was one of six delegates from the Northern Cape. He was re-elected in 2014. Faber was elected to the lower house in May 2019, as he was placed second on the DA's national list for the general election. He was elected as a party whip when the caucus met to elect parliamentary leadership.

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2021 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (8 of 8 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate (19 of 20 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

86% attendance rate (12 of 14 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

89% attendance rate (39 of 44 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (32 of 32 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (34 of 34 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

74% attendance rate (28 of 38 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate (26 of 26 )

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 Msane said that Mr W Faber (DA) could continue with his comments.

Mr W Faber (DA) said he was worried about the DIRCO’s financials. There were quite significant losses, and this had ...

Mr W Faber (DA) said property will always be a top investment and DIRCO has lost sight of this. The ...

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.

Whether (a) the National Treasury and/or (b) any entity reporting to him makes use of private security firms; if not, ...

With reference to the branches of the SA Post Office that closed down, (a) what number of post offices have ...

What has she found to have been the impact of the closures that were as a result of late or ...

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.

Chairperson, I would like ... who are these two conspirators in the FBI report? And if you don't know, will you get their names from the US Attorney-General and present ...

Chairperson, with due respect. Everyone can be heard except me, apparently, when I ask relevant questions.

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.
Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

Tour Guide – Wife’s Business

Director: Afriana Tours – 50%

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

Somerset West

2 Bedroom flat ± R1,5 million

No Name of Company Nature

50%

Africana Tours

Tourism

Description Extent Location

2 Bedroom Apartment

2 Bedrooms

Somerset West - Cape Town

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

50% African Tours (Pty)Ltd

Tourism - Wife's Business

Description Extent Location

Apartment

104sq.m

Somerset West

Description Extent Location

Apartment[Jointly owned]

2 Bedroomed

Kimberley

Apartment [Jointly owned]

2 Bedroomed

Somerset West

Description Extent Location

Apartment

2 Bedroomed

Kimberley

Description Extent Location

Apartment

2 Bedroomed

Kimberley

Description Extent Location

House

3 Bedroom

Kimberley

Flat

2 Bedroom

Kimberley

Description Extent Location

House

3 Bedroom

Kimberley

Flat

2 Bedroom

Kimberley

Description Extent Location

House

3 Bedroom

Kimberley

Flat

2 Bedroom

Kimberley

Source Description Extent

DI-DATA, Sanlam

Parliamentary Rugby tour to England and Ireland

- R20 000

Description Extent Location

House

Normal

Kimberley