Mr Yunus Ismail Carrim

Member of the National Council of Provinces

Formerly: National Assembly

Yunus Ismail Carrim

About Yunus Ismail Carrim

Mr Carrim holds a Master's in Sociology from the University of Warwick in England and an International Diploma in Journalism from Darlington College of Technology in England.

He was a member of the Executive Committee of the Natal Indian Congress, a member of the Executive Council of the United Democratic Front in Pietermaritzburg, and a Secretary of the Pietermaritzburg Combined Ratepayers and Residents Association from 1986 to 1990. He was a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Mr Carrim also served as Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (2009 to 2013) and Minister of Communications (2013 to 2014) (Source: ANC)

Mr Carrim was Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Finance during the Fifth Parliament (2014-2019).

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2022 committee attendance as mp

92% attendance rate (24 of 26 )

2021 committee attendance as mp

91% attendance rate (64 of 70 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

89% attendance rate (68 of 76 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

87% attendance rate (41 of 47 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

84% attendance rate (53 of 63 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

93% attendance rate (67 of 72 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

88% attendance rate (66 of 75 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

92% attendance rate (58 of 63 )

2014 committee attendance as minister/deputy

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

Attended 0 meetings

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate (27 of 27 )

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.

The Chairperson indicated that the Committee would be dealing with two international treaty agreements, both of which had been negotiated ...

The Chairperson said that he will make a ruling about the item after he has heard from legal services and ...

The Chairperson welcomed Members of the Committee and the Public Investment Corporation (PIC). He said the first few slides of ...

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.

[pic] | | |MINISTRY:COMMUNICATIONS | |REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA | |Private Bag X 745, Pretoria, 0001, Tel: +27 12 473 0164 ...

| [pic] | |MINISTRY:COMMUNICATIONS | |REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA | |Private Bag X 745, Pretoria, 0001, Tel: +27 12 473 0164 ...

[pic] | | |MINISTRY:COMMUNICATIONS | |REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA | |Private Bag X 745, Pretoria, 0001, Tel: +27 12 473 0164 ...

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, Minister, comrades and colleagues, I don't know whether I have asked you to do this but I will be very grateful if you would protect me against my provincial ...

Chairperson, the Jobs Fund does belong to National Treasury. It does fall under Vote No 7. He was right to raise the point he did, except it was in the ...

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.
Name of State Entity Details of Contract and Management thereof Value of Contract Period of Contract

NONE

Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body Type of Business Activity

NONE

Name of Organisation

Type of Business Activity

NONE

Value Description Source

NONE

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

HOUSE

MSUNDUZI, PIETERMARITZBURG

1,254 m2 (square metres) R1.2 million

Public/Private Source

MP SINCE 1994

PARLIAMENT

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

OLD MUTUAL

262

R 3484.60

MTN LIMITED

73

R 9111,86

SASOL BEE

6

R 750.60

SASOL KHANYISA

55

R3661,90 (locked in)

SASOL LIMITED

10

R 1251.00

SANLAM

380

R 22800.00

VODACOM

100

R 4400.00

MTN ZAKHELE FUTHI

100

R 1149.75

TOTAL

R46 609.71

Description of Journey Sponsor

NONE

Description of Benefit Source

NONE

Extent Source of Sponsorship Description of Assistance/Sponsorship

NONE

Type of Business Name of Employer

N/A

Details of all benefits derived Name of Trust Trustee/Beneficiary Registration Number

NONE

Value of Contract Period of Contract Details of Contract and Management thereof Name of State Entity

None

Type of Business Activity Directorship/Partnership in any Corporate Body

NONE

Value Description Source

None

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

House

Msunduzi, Pietermaritzburg

1,254 m2

Public/Private Source

MP Since 1994

Parliament

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

OLD MUTUAL

OVERALL

MTN

VALUE

SASOL

Estimate:

SANLAM

About R40 000

VODACOM

Description of Journey Sponsor

None

Description of Benefit Source

None

Extent Description of Assistance/Sponsorship Source of Sponsorship

None

Type of Business Name of Employer

N/A

Value of any Benefits derived Name of Organisation Type of Business Activity

None

Name of Trust Trustee/Beneficiary Registration Number Details of all benefits derived

None

Public/Private Source

Parliament

Nature Name of Company Number of Shares Nominal Value

Old Mutual

MNT

Sasol

Sanlam

Vodacom

Overall value ± R30 000.00

Description of Property Location – Area Extent of the Property

House

Msunduzi

Source Public/Private

Parliament

Public

Name of Company

Old Mutual

Sasol

Sanlam

Vodacom

MTN

Description Extent Location

House

Residential

Msunduzi

Source Public/Private

POBPF

PUBLIC

Nominal Value Name of Company

/- R5000.00

Old Mutual

/- R5000.00

MTN

/- R5000.0

SASOL

/- R5000.00

SANLAM

/- R5000.00

VODACOM

Description Location

House

Msunduzi, Kwa-Zulu Natal

Name of Company Nature Nominal Value

Old Mutual

Shares

MTN

Shares

Sasol

Shares

R5 000

Sanlam

Shares

Vodacom

Shares

Source Description Value

Department of Arts

Cape Town Jazz Festival - 1 night

Above R500

Description Extent Location

House

Normal

Msunduzi

Name of Company Nominal Value

Old Mutual

MTN

Sasol

R5 000

Sanlam

Description Extent Location

House

Normal

Msunduzi

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R2 500

100

Yebo Yethu

Shares

Old Mutual

Shares

Sasol

Shares

R5 000

MTN

Shares

Sanlam

Shares

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

South African Cities Network

NPO

Source Description Value

Nokia in Finland

Nokia phone

+-R8 000

Description Extent Location

House

Normal

Msunduzi

Name of Company Nominal Value Nature No

Old Mutual

MTN

R5 000

Shares

Naspers

+-R11 802.42

Ordinary

42

Sasol

Sanlam

Directorship/Partnership

Ordinary Board Member

Description Location

House

Msunduzi

Name of Company Nature Nominal Value No

Old Mutual

Shares

MTN

Shares

R5 000

Naspers

Ordinary

+-R11 802.42

42

Sasol

Shares

Sanlam

Shares

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

South African Cities Network [Chairman]

Section 21 Company operating within Local Government

Description Extent Location

House

Normal

Msunduzi

No Name of Company Nature Nominal Value

Free shares

Old Mutual

Ordinary

42

Naspers

Ordinary

- R11 802.42

Shares

Sanlam

As at May 2011

Shares

Sanlam

As at May 2011

Shares

MTN

R5 000

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Network

Section 21 Co. operating within Local Government

Description Extent Location

House

Normal

Pietermaritzburg

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

-

Free Shares

Old Mutual

Ordinary

R5 000

Shares

MTN

-

- R11 802.42

42

Naspers

Ordinary

-

-

Sasol

Shares

-

-

Sanlam

-

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Chairman of SA Cities Network

Section 21 Co. operating within local government

Source Description Value

LOC

World Cup tickets for - 4 matches

VIP ticket - Unknown

Price Waterhouse

World Cup tickets [1 match]

Unknown

Deloite

World Cup tickets - 1 match

Unknown

Location Description Extent

Pietermaritzburg

House

Normal