Alvin Botes

National Assembly

Formerly: Northern Cape Provincial Legislature

Alvin Botes

About Alvin Botes

Alvin Botes is serving as the Deputy Minister of International Relations. Mr Botes has previously been a MEC for Social Development in the Northern Cape as well as served as MEC for COGHSTA ( Cooperative Governance Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs).He has also been Deputy Secretary for the ANC in the Northern Cape.

2019 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 2 meetings

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 2 meetings out of 2

2018 committee attendance as mp

89% attendance rate

Attended 16 meetings out of 18

  • 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.

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]


Political Office Bearers Pension Fund Public


Nature Name of Company Nominal Value
Property Poliyane Tourism -
Property Poliyane Property Trust -
Sekunjalo R14 000
Printing NASPERS R16 000
Media MTN R27 000
Media Phuthumanathi R10 000
Petroleum Sasol Inzalo R22 000


Registration Number Name Of Trusts Trustee/Beneficiary Details Of Benefits
IT65/09 Poliyane Property Trust Trustee None
IT 212/2005 Poliyane Tourism Trustee None


Location Extent Description
SouthRidge /-22 m2 Townhouse
Glen Austin 1.7 Hectares Agricultural Dwelling
Fisherhaven /- 487 m2 Vacant Plot

Committee appearances

  • Department of Basic Education Quarter 3 performance 19 Feb 2019

    Mr A Botes (ANC) noted that the Department had received a qualified audit on infrastructure spending and wanted to know what remedial actions were taken to address the findings raised. She also wanted clarity on aspects in the APP (Annual Performance Plan)
  • NSC Examination Outcomes 2018; State of School Readiness 2019 12 Feb 2019

    Mr A Botes (ANC) said a research report is needed on the status of current educators who are unemployed.On the non-adherence to directives issued by Umalusi, there were children who were allowed access to exam venues without providing identification. This is a breach of security and there must be ...
  • Schools that Work; Early Grade Reading; 25 Year Review 27 Nov 2018

    Mr A Botes (ANC) said that when a school has a focused Principle, the school would perform well. He then asked what the role of the School Governing Body is. He said that since the last time this was brought up, the Committee did say that the SGB had a ...
  • 2019 School Readiness; High Level Panel Recommendations Committee Report 20 Nov 2018

    Mr A Botes (ANC) said that the Committee must be taken into confidence about what was planned and what the challenges were. Before speaking about school readiness, they had to be taken into confidence by the DBE that there were approximately 3 000 open toilets in existence, which were parallel ...
  • Department of Basic Education Quarter 2 performance 13 Nov 2018

    Mr A Botes (ANC) noted the DG spoke about the 25 year review report - some clarification was needed on the key variables that would be reflected on in this report. Would the Millennium and Sustainable Developmental Goals be used as a benchmark? What is the role of the Department’s ...

All Committee Appearances


  • Questions asked to the Minister of Sport and Recreation 17 Sep 2018

    In light of the fact that one of the intentions of the meeting of Ministers of Sport in the BRICS was to host the Sport Council and finalise the BRICS Sport Charter that will allow the rotation of the BRICS games every four years, (a) what lessons were learnt from ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Basic Education 31 Aug 2018

    (1) What progress has her department made regarding the recommendation of the Ministerial Task Team to make History a compulsory and stand-alone subject in the (a) General Education and Training and (b) Further Education and Training phases; (2) whether the parents and learners have been made to understand the purpose ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

All Plenary Appearances