Ms Alexandra Lilian Amelia Abrahams

National Assembly

Alexandra Lilian Amelia Abrahams

About Alexandra Lilian Amelia Abrahams

Ms Alexandra Abrahams is a member of the Democratic Alliance. She holds an Honours degree in Political Science from Stellenbosch University which she completed in 2008, and an undergraduate degree in International Relations.

Ms Abrahams is a member of the National Assembly and currently serves as a member of the Portfolio Committee on Social Development. To get to know Ms Abrahams more, read our blog interview here.

2021 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 17 meetings out of 17

2020 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate

Attended 19 meetings out of 20

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 1 meeting out of 1

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Committee appearances

  • Fund-raising Amendment Bill: DSD briefing 2 Jun 2021

    Ms A Abrahams (DA) thanked DSD for the presentation. She said the Fifth Administration had dealt with the Bill. The current Portfolio Committee did not have access to relevant documents or comments from public participants in the previous administration. She asked if it would be possible to receive these documents ...
  • Children’s Amendment Bill: Technical Team on ECD chapters/clauses; DSD Budget: Committee Report 19 May 2021

    Ms A Abrahams (DA) asked the Department to display the slides on the composition of the technical team. She also asked it to list the names of those in the technical team, and said that a date was urgently needed for the joint Committee meeting.
  • Children’s Amendment Bill: public hearings day 5 18 May 2021

    Ms A Abrahams (DA) referred to the example given by the Scalabrini Centre and asked how many children in their care are in the same position. She asked Prof Skelton how moving away from the Child Protection Register and using the criminal record register, would benefit children apart from it ...
  • Children’s Amendment Bill: public hearings day 3 13 May 2021

    Ms A Abrahams (DA) said to Solidarity that their presentation had stated that some departments set up panels to discuss adoptions. She asked if the panels were determined by any policy or regulations or whether they were set up at the discretion of the heads of department deputy directors general ...
  • Children’s Amendment Bill: public hearings day 2 12 May 2021

    Ms A Abrahams (DA) referred to the presentation made by the House of Traditional Leaders and agreed with Ms van der Merwe in terms of not sharing the same viewpoints, but if they kept children at the centre of the discussion they would come out positively at the end. She ...

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Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Social Development 4 Jun 2021

    With reference to the Early Childhood Development-Employment Stimulus Relief Fund (ECD-ESRF) applications received in each of the provinces before 26 February 2021 deadline, (a) on what date will applicants receive the relief package and (b) what (i) total number of applications have been received, (ii) is the ECD registration status of ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Social Development 4 Jun 2021

    What is the current status of government-run night shelters in each province with regard to (a) the total number of shelters, (b) bed space capacity and (c) government funding allocation for the past five financial years?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure 21 May 2021

    With reference to her reply to question 1486 on 18 August 2020, (a) what is the current status of the 13 buildings which her department was to hand over to the Minister of Social Development for the purpose of victim empowerment shelters to assist women, (b) which of the seven ...

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