Mr Ahmed Munzoor Shaik Emam

Formerly: 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.

For more about Mr Shaik-Emam, read his blog post.

2019 committee attendance as mp

44% attendance rate

Attended 8 meetings out of 18

2018 committee attendance as mp

59% attendance rate

Attended 41 meetings out of 69

2017 committee attendance as mp

47% attendance rate

Attended 58 meetings out of 124

2016 committee attendance as mp

47% attendance rate

Attended 46 meetings out of 97

2015 committee attendance as mp

55% attendance rate

Attended 47 meetings out of 85

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.

DISCLAIMER: 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.



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Committee appearances

  • General Election 2019 preparations: SAPS briefing 19 Mar 2019

    The Chairperson said the programme for the meeting would proceed as followed: the Committee would receive a briefing from the National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (NATJOINTS) on readiness for the national elections to be held on 8 May 2019 and to provide reassurance to the Committee that all contingencies ...
  • Jobs Fund: National Treasury briefing 5 Mar 2019

    The Chairperson then moved to the second agenda item, apologies. Apologies were tendered by Mr Shaik Emam (NFP). The Chairperson then enquired as to apologies from the National Treasury.
  • IPID Executive Director term of office 28 Feb 2019

    Mr M Shaik Emam (NFP) was not surprised by this intimidation and harassment. The Member has said before that people are focused on one dynamic of state capture while there was state capture pre-1994 continuing up to today. This clearly shows there is a third force which has not stopped ...
  • Speaker’s referral: Further deliberations on IPID Executive Director’s term of office 26 Feb 2019

    Mr M Shaik Emam (NFP) thought these letters were the final nail in the coffin. He was concerned as to why Members did not get copies of the letters in the first place because the Committee spent hours deliberating the matter and said the Minister was wrong to send the ...
  • Speaker’s referral: consideration and deliberation on submissions received from parties 25 Feb 2019

    Mr Shaik Emam (NFP) agreed with the Committee process moving forward as proposed by the Chairperson. He asked if counsel would agree the applicant in the matter, i.e. Mr McBride, is already assuming the Committee would not extend his contract – this was the impression the Member had. He asked ...

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