Andrew Louw

Northern Cape Provincial Legislature

Andrew Louw

About Andrew Louw

Mr Andrew Louw is the leader of the official opposition in the Northern Cape provincial legislature. He represents the Democratic Alliance in the province. He was born in Kimberley in 1969. He completed his matric at Homevale Secondary School and went on to gather a number of diplomas in marketing, operations, diversity and business management. He also completed a course in Labour Relations. He served as a councillor for the Sol Plaatje Municipality in Kimberley for three years. He was appointed as a Member of Parliament in 2009 and served as the DA Shadow Minister of Labour. He has since been transferred from Parliament to serve as a Member of the Provincial Legislature in Kimberley. source:

At the Legislature, Mr Louw sits on the Finance, Economic Development & Tourism; Provincial Treasury, Transport Safety & Liaison; Co-operative Governance & Traditional Affairs & Human Settlements committees respectively.



Committee appearances

  • Labour-broking public hearings Committee Report: adoption — 22 Mar 2010

    Mr A Louw (DA) stated that there were subcontractors that ran away and did not pay their workers after they realised they could not afford to. This was the real problem that the Committee needed to talk about. The crux of the matter was that if someone took some responsibility ...
  • Labour Portfolio Committee Programme — 29 Jun 2009

    Mr A Louw (DA) fully supported Mr Nyekemba’s suggestion. He agreed that the public was indeed looking at whether Parliament was going to take action against the mines regarding the high incidences of deaths and accidents.
  • Committee Programme; Report on Study Tour to Gauteng and Limpopo: adoption — 13 Aug 2002

    Mr Louw (DP) expressed his agreement to the proposed position.
  • Taxation Laws Amendment Bill: deliberations — 14 Jun 2002

    Mr Louw (SARS) noted that the SARS Response to the Submissions document is the final recommendations of SARS but he asked that there be some room for the consideration of a few minor issues. Many of the issues were technical and Mr Louw proposed that the more substantive matters be ...
  • Taxation Laws Amendment Bill: deliberations — 14 Jun 2002

    In response to the submissions on the need to extend PART 2 of the ninth schedule Mr Louw (SARS) said that the extension of the list is in the hands of the Minister. It will be considered in the next budget cycle. He said that there is nothing that SARS ...

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  • Questions asked to the President of the Republic — 30 Nov 2015

    Whether he held any meetings with certain persons (names furnished); if so, (a) on what date was each specified meeting held, (b) where was each specified meeting held and (c) what was discussed at each specified meeting?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans — 16 Nov 2015

    (1) With reference to various replies received from her predecessors pertaining to the movement of the President, Mr Jacob G Zuma, and all relevant operational planning requirements (details furnished) and with reference to her replies to question 1221 on 9 June 2015, question 1941 on 9 June 2015 and question ...
  • Questions asked to the President of the Republic — 23 Oct 2015

    In the light of the Supreme Court of Appeal's finding on 8 October 2015, in the Hlaudi Motsoeneng case and the implications the specified court’s finding has for the powers of the Public Protector, what actions is he going to take to comply with the remedial actions contained ...

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Plenary appearances

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