Mr Gordon Mackay

National Assembly

Gordon Mackay

About Gordon Mackay

Mr Mackay matriculated from the University of Liverpool. Before entering the political sphere, Mr Mackay did work with UNICEF. He is currently as the DA Shadow Minister for Energy.

2017 attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 7 meetings out of 7

2016 attendance as mp

74% attendance rate

Attended 14 meetings out of 19

2015 attendance as mp

75% attendance rate

Attended 12 meetings out of 16

2014 attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate

Attended 16 meetings out of 16

Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
MP attendance is compulsory unless an apology is given.

DISCLAIMER: This is not the official attendance record of Parliament. 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.

Currently

Formerly

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Johannesburg +-64sq.m. Flat
Observatory +-77sq.m. Flat
Braamfontein, JHB +-60sq.m. Flat [50%]

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Description
Braamfontein Sectional title [50%]
Cape Town Sectional title
Johannesburg Sectional title

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Description
Braamfontein, JHB Flat [50%]
Craighall, JHB Flat

Committee appearances

  • Committee Report on Energy Budget — 16 May 2017

    Mr G Mackay (DA) pointed out that most of the recommendations were very similar to last year’s recommendations. The recommendations needed to be stronger and backed with potential sanctions.
  • Committee Report on Department of Energy Budget — 9 May 2017

    Mr G Mackay (DA) said the suggestions and observations seemed scattered, and should be grouped in terms of content. He argued that in many of the recommendations’ referencing, some opinions appeared to be unanimous within the Committee, when they were not. For example, the opinion of the Minister that PetroSA ...
  • Department of Energy on its Annual Performance plan — 2 May 2017

    Mr G Mackay (DA), welcomed the new Minister and her interventions, and showed his discontent for hearing that the DoE admitted it had sold South Africa’s oil reserves, contradicting the former Minister’s statement that the resources had been subjected to a rotation, intentionally misleading the Portfolio Committee and ...
  • PetroSA impairment forensic report & turnaround strategy — 14 Mar 2017

    Mr G Mackay (DA) said that in terms of accountability the report boiled down to two people getting golden handshakes, one being demoted and a flippant admission that the project management was not great. It was ridiculous and he asked why the legal team was not present to explain their ...
  • Integrated Energy Plan (IEP) and the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP): Update by Department of Energy — 14 Feb 2017

    Mr G Mackay (DA) asked for clarification about the legislature process that would take place regarding the acceptance of the IEP and IRP plans. Despite the mentioning of milestones, it was not clear when the draft would come back to the Committee, and when it would be adopted in the ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services — 25 Apr 2017

    Whether there is any position of (a) chief executive officer, (b) chief financial officer and/or (c) chief operating officer that is currently vacant in each entity reporting to him; if so, (i) how long has each specified position been vacant and (ii) what is the reason for each vacancy ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Labour — 18 Apr 2017

    (1) Whether there is any position of (a) chief executive officer, (b) chief financial officer and/or (c) chief operating officer that is currently vacant in each entity reporting to her; if so, (i) how long has each specified position been vacant and (ii) what is the reason for each ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Mineral Resources — 5 Apr 2017

    (1)Whether there is any position of (a) chief executive officer, (b) chief financial officer and/or (c) chief operating officer that is currently vacant in each entity reporting to him; if so, (i) how long has each specified position been vacant and (ii) what is the reason for each ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • NOTICES OF MOTION — 4 Mar 2015

    House Chair, I hereby give notice that on the next sitting day of the House I shall move on behalf of the DA:

    That the House debates the role of independent power producers and their potential role in resolving South Africa's ongoing and deepening energy crisis.

  • Appropriation Bill — 21 Jul 2014

    Hon Chairperson, hon Minister, Deputy Minister and fellow South Africans, it is a great privilege to stand before this House today as a newly elected Member of Parliament, to deliver my maiden speech in the service of the people of our nation. At this time, I am reminded that, despite ...

All Plenary Appearances