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

  • 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 ...
  • Nuclear New Build: briefing by Department of Energy — 11 Oct 2016

    Mr G Mackay (DA) commented that the presentation is very overdue given that the nuclear build was announced two years prior. He stated that the contents of the presentation served as sleight of hand [a distraction], by suggesting that procurement was passed to Eskom as it has been “wonderfully transformed ...
  • Integrated Energy Plan: Department of Energy — 20 Sep 2016

    Mr G Mackay (DA) indicated that the DA had sought legal advice from Parliamentary Legal Advisers, who advised that the Minister of Energy, Ms Joemat-Pettersson had no right to refuse to provide the documents related to the nuclear procurement‚ as she had done repeatedly on the grounds that they were ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Energy — 25 Nov 2016

    (1) (a) Who were the buyers of the Strategic Fuel Fund’s sale of 10 million barrels of crude oil, (b) what portion of the specified number of barrels did each buyer buy and (c) what amount did each buyer pay; (2) have all payments in respect of the specified ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Higher Education and Training — 4 Nov 2016

    (a) How many international trips were undertaken by (i) the Chief Executive Officer, (ii) each executive and (iii) each board member of the Food and Beverage Manufacturing Industry Sector Education and Training Authority (aa) in the 2015 calendar year and (bb) since 1 January 2016 and (b) what was the ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Higher Education and Training — 4 Nov 2016

    (a) How many international trips were undertaken by (i) the Chief Executive Officer, (ii) each executive and (iii) each board member of the Health and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority (aa) in the 2015 calendar year and (bb) since 1 January 2016 and (b) what was the (i) cost ...

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

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

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

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.