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 the Deputy Shadow Minister for Energy for the DA in the National Assembly.

Committee appearances

  • 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 ...
  • Nuclear New Build Programme: Department of Energy briefing — 29 Nov 2016

    Mr G Mackay (DA) thanked DOE for the presentation and requested that it provide a broader understanding of the procurement process followed. He asked for insight on what procurement processes had been followed and if these had been conducted internally. He asked if minutes were available for the internal bid ...
  • Central Energy Fund (CEF) on its Annual Report for 2015/16 — 8 Nov 2016

    Mr G Mackay (DA) commented that there was a lot of backslapping from a company that did not have any permanent staff and made no profit outside the stripping of assets and sale of strategic stocks. He stated that CEF was endowed with assets however it was failing to utilise ...
  • Department of Energy on its 2015/16 Annual Report with Auditor General; DPME input — 12 Oct 2016

    Mr G Mackay (DA) directed his inquiry to the 13 pieces of work reported as done with regard to the nuclear deal. He asked what their total cost was and what procurement system was used and why it was chosen. He asked who would pay for the multipurpose research reactor ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Police — 22 Feb 2017

    How many (a) police officers are currently stationed at the Alberton Police Station in Gauteng and (b) of the specified police officers (i) are not yet competent to carry firearms and (ii) failed firearm competency retraining tests?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Police — 22 Feb 2017

    How many (a) police officers are currently stationed at the Brackendowns Police Station in Gauteng and (b) of the specified police officers (i) are not yet competent to carry firearms and (ii) failed firearm competency retraining tests?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Police — 22 Feb 2017

    How many (a) police officers are currently stationed at the Elsburg Police Station in Gauteng and (b) of the specified police officers (i) are not yet competent to carry firearms and (ii) failed firearm competency retraining tests?

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

Currently

Formerly

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

2017 attendance

100% attendance rate

Attended 4 meetings out of 4

2016 attendance

74% attendance rate

Attended 14 meetings out of 19

2015 attendance

75% attendance rate

Attended 12 meetings out of 16

2014 attendance

(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.