Dr Wilma Susan Newhoudt-Druchen

National Assembly

Wilma Susan Newhoudt-Druchen

About Wilma Susan Newhoudt-Druchen

Dr Newhoudt-Druchen is a Member of Parliament (MP) in the National Assembly. She currently serves in the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services (National Assembly Committees). Dr Newhoudt-Druchen is currently the only deaf Member of Parliament and has dedicated her term in Parliament to legally recognise South African Sign Language as the 12th official language in South Africa.

Dr Newhoudt-Druchen has been recognised for her achievements in promoting the rights of deaf people, these includes the World Federation of the Deaf(WFD's) Award of Merit, and an honorary doctor of laws degree from her alma mater Gallaudet University. She was also awarded as the Outstanding Young Alumnus by the Gallaudet University Alumni Association and received the Edward Miner Gallaudet Award from the Laurent Clerc Cultural Fund for improving the lives of deaf people in Africa, and the rest of the world.

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2020 committee attendance as mp

92% attendance rate

Attended 61 meetings out of 66

2019 committee attendance as mp

82% attendance rate

Attended 42 meetings out of 51

2018 committee attendance as mp

77% attendance rate

Attended 17 meetings out of 22

2017 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 17 meetings out of 17

2016 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 9 meetings out of 9

Attendance Methodology

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.

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company Nature
Old Demutualisation Shares Old Mutual Shares

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Flight Tickets Gallaudet University

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House Residential Retreat, Cape Town

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company Nature
Old Mutual Remunerated Shares

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
GU in Washington DC [Board Member} Pays my travel, accommodation [May Gallaude University

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House Normal Retreat
Flatlet Auckland Park

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company Nature
Old Mutual Demutualisation Shares

SPONSORSHIPS

Source Description Extent
Gallaudet University Travel, accommodation to Washington DC $1 000 to give talk at event
DEAFSA Flight ticket to WFD Board Meeting in Reunion and $100 per day [2013] 10 Days
DEAFSA Ticket to Geneva to WFD Board Meeting 8 Days x $100 per day
DEAFSA Ticket and accommodation in New York - to attend COSP meeting as WFD Vice President 8 Days @ $100 per day

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Multichoice SAA treatment Unknown
Multichoice Pur Explora Decoder Unknown
DEAFSA/WFD Organising Committee Mandela Coin R5 000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House Normal Retreat
Flat Normal Gauteng

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
World Federation of [WFD] - Board meetings in Norway [Nov 2011] including $100 per day DEAFSA
WFD Board meeting in USA [June/July 2011] including $100 per day DEAFSA
Travel to Washington DC to accept award and talk at conference Galaudet University

BENEFITS

Source
DEAFS Chairperson and WFD Organising Committee Chairperson

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Multichoice [MNet] Spa treatment Unknown
DEAFSA Hotel stay during Congress [WFD] Unknown
Telkom Jazz Festival tickets [2] Unknown
Telkom Rugby tickets [2] Unknown
Columbia Deaf Association Coffee cup set [2] Unknown
Turkey Association of the Deaf China doll Unknown
Pakistan Deaf Association Clock Unknown
Malaysia Deaf Association Clock Unknown
Multichoice DSTV Decoder Unknown
Turkey Associaition of the Deaf Turkey plate plaque Unknown
Turkey Association of the Deaf Silver/Gold spoon Unknown

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Location Extent
Flat Johannesburg
House Retreat Normal

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership
Chairperson : DEAFSA

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Telkom Soccer ball; Flask; Jacket Unknown
Wits Wits training for PCC Unknown
Multichoice [M-Net] Spa treatment Unknown

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House Normal Retreat
Flat Johannesburg

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company Nature
Old Mutual Demutualisation shares

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Board Meeting[Includes $50 per day] DEAFSA

BENEFITS

Source Description
DEAFSA Chairperson - Paid R250 per meeting

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company Nature
Old Mutual Demutualisation Shares

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Washington-DC to receive Honorary Doctorate Gallaudet University
Attend WFD Board Meeting - Uganda: Flight, Accommodation Per Diem DEAFSA
To attend WFD Board Meeting - Turkey: Flight, Accommodation Per Diem DEAFSA

BENEFITS

Source Description
Wits University Day training on Public Broadcasting
DEAFSA Honorarium from DEAFSA for meetings
UCT Graduate School of Business Week long training for PCC

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Boys Home Macassar Painting Boys Home Macaccar
Turkey Deaf Association Large plate Unknown

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House Normal Retreat

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Questions

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Plenary appearances

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