Gwen Ngwenya

National Assembly

Gwen Ngwenya

About Gwen Ngwenya

Ms Ngwenya is the Head of Policy for the Democratic Alliance. She also serves as the party's Shadow Minister for Energy

2019 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 2 meetings out of 2

2018 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 26 meetings out of 26

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  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

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Committee appearances

  • Carbon Tax Bill: finalisation & voting; Financial Matters Amendment Draft Bill: briefing 5 Feb 2019

    Ms G Ngwenya (DA) felt the report on the Bill was not an accurate reflection of all Committee deliberations and made no mention of key issues raised during public submissions as well as subsequent consultation processes. Key concerns raised by multiple stakeholders should have found expression in the report but ...
  • Carbon Tax Bill 4 Dec 2018

    Ms G Ngwenya (DA) asked about the plans to align the IP process with the review of the Carbon Tax. Were there any plans to align these processes? For instance, would there be any further increase in the tax in the event of increases in demand. What were some of ...
  • Carbon Tax Bill workshop 27 Nov 2018

    Ms G Ngwenya (DA) said that there was a bit of uncertainty -- or rather confusion -- about whether the 60% allowance would apply to the volume or the tax emissions. It was with reference to the fact that the 60% applied to the emissions – could one get more clarity on this?
  • Committee Report on Financial Sector Transformation Report: Treasury response 21 Nov 2018

    Ms G Ngwenya (DA) said engagements on the Banks Bill, so far, had been cursory at best. There had not been proper responses to questions raised during previous meetings, particularly from the DA. Also, the level of public consultations on the Bill was too low and the Committee might need ...
  • Financial Matters Amendment Bill: briefing; Committee Report on Fiscal Framework 20 Nov 2018

    Ms G Ngwenya (DA) asked Treasury what the rationale to amend the Banks Act was. Was it the same as the one given by the EFF? Notably, there was nothing stopping the formalisation of the Postbank’s adherence to the Banks Act if it was already operating as a bank ...

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