Mr Ahmed Munzoor Shaik Emam

National Assembly

Ahmed Munzoor Shaik Emam

About Ahmed Munzoor Shaik Emam

Mr Shaik-Emam was a member of ACTSTOP (Action Committee to Stop Evictions) in Johannesburg as well as a member of the UDF pre-1994. He has held many positions in different community organisations, including Chairperson of Crisis Careline school governing bodies, body corporates and providing legal assistance. He was a member of the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) before he was a member of the NFP. He is a founding member of the NFP.

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2019 committee attendance as mp

75% attendance rate

Attended 3 meetings out of 4

2018 committee attendance as mp

59% attendance rate

Attended 41 meetings out of 69

2017 committee attendance as mp

45% attendance rate

Attended 54 meetings out of 120

2016 committee attendance as mp

45% attendance rate

Attended 42 meetings out of 93

2015 committee attendance as mp

54% attendance rate

Attended 44 meetings out of 82

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

65% attendance rate

Attended 30 meetings out of 46

  • Attendance records reflect Committee not Plenary Attendance
  • Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
  • MP attendance is compulsory unless an apology is given
  • MPs are recorded as absent whether they have, or have not submitted apologies.
  • This is not the official committee attendance record of Parliament.
  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

Recent meetings attended

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Committee appearances

  • Deliberation on criteria for short-listing candidates 23 Jan 2019

    Mr A Shaik Emam (NFP) wanted a legal interpretation of a person who had been subject to adverse findings or civil proceedings. What was the difference between that and the point about insolvency? In view of the fact that the Committee was meant to shortlist candidates after going through the ...
  • Deliberation on criteria for short-listing candidates 23 Jan 2019

    Mr S Emam (NFP) reminded the Chairperson that the State of the Nation Address would be held in the first week of February. By what date did the fingerprints have to be submitted?
  • Commission for Gender Equality filling of vacancies update 22 Jan 2019

    Mr A Shaik Emam (NFP) asked for clarity on the three applications that were late and what the stipulation was with regard to accepting late applications. Was the Committee going to be accommodating or not? It was something that had to be discussed.
  • Committee Reports on 2018 MTBPS; Adjustments Appropriation Bill & Special Appropriation Bill 27 Nov 2018

    Mr A Shaik-Emam (NFP) said the commissions of inquiry were warranted, but would be costly. The question was how the country had arrived at the situation of having manifold commissions of inquiry. How was it that problems could not be identified earlier, because it meant that monitoring was not really ...
  • Adjustments Appropriation Bill; Special Appropriation Bill: briefing 21 Nov 2018

    Mr A Shaik Emam (NFP) was concerned about the increasing cost of debt service. He asked what the impact of debt service costs will be and Treasury’s plan to deal with the unsustainable debt service costs. What is the plan of Treasury to ensure that the money given to ...

All Committee Appearances


  • Questions asked to the Minister of Health 19 Feb 2016

    Whether temporary health care workers have been made permanent, if not, why not; if so, how far is the processs, since some provinces do not appear to comply?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Health 19 Feb 2016

    How his department intends to deal with thousands of (a) food and (b) health products manufactured and/or imported into South Africa which place millions of people’s lives at risk because they are not tested and do not conform to our health standards, including correct labelling?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Police 19 Feb 2016

    Whether he intends to engage the (a) Department of Basic Education and (b) other relevant departments to include policing in their curriculla in order to attract the right learners to the South African Police Service to ensure professionalism and high quality policing?

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • Appropriation Bill 21 Jul 2014

    Thirty seconds? Thank you, sir. Three minutes is really very little time!

    Let me take this opportunity to say to the hon Minister that we have trust and we have confidence. The lives of 52 million South Africans are in your safe and secure hands. I hope that you will ...

  • Appropriation Bill 21 Jul 2014

    Hon Chairperson, Minister and Deputy Minister of Police, and the chairperson of the portfolio committee, let me start by saying that the NFP wishes to extend its concern at the high levels of crime, where South Africans are no longer safe.

    Freedom can only be achieved if all South Africans ...

All Plenary Appearances