Mrs Anchen Margaretha Dreyer

Formerly: National Assembly

Anchen Margaretha Dreyer

About Anchen Margaretha Dreyer

Ms Dreyer served as the Chairperson of the Democratic Alliance Caucus in the National Assembly during the Fifth Parliament. Before being elected unopposed to this position on 26 May 2014, she was first the Shadow Minister of Public Enterprises and thereafter the Shadow Minister of Public Works.

Ms Dreyer grew up in what used to be the Transvaal, attended primary school in the small town of Brits and matriculated at Voortrekkerhoogte Hoёrskool in 1969. She obtained her tertiary education at the Rand Afrikaans University (RAU) obtaining the following degrees: BA, 1973, BA Honors in Sociology, 1977, BA Honors in Psychology, 1981 and MA in Clinical Psychology, 1983. She registered as a clinical psychologist with the South African Medical and Dental Council in 1983 and thereafter worked as a clinical psychologist in both Auckland Park and Sandton, Johannesburg, from 1983 to 1988. She established and managed a successful private practice as a clinical psychologist in Meliville, Johannesburg, from 1988 to 1994.

Ms Dreyer started her political life as a volunteer for the Progressive Federal Party in 1978. She served as a Democratic Party councillor in the Johannesburg City Council from 1991 to 1994 and as caucus leader in the Johannesburg Metropolitan Council from 1995 to 1997. She completed a five-year term as a Democratic Alliance member of the Gauteng Provincial Legislature in Johannesburg, serving initially as the spokesperson for agriculture, conservation, environment and land affairs, and was later elected as caucus whip from 1999 to 2002. She assumed office as the Democratic Alliance Gauteng provincial deputy chairperson from 2003 to 2004, and thereafter acted as DA media spokesperson at the election head office in Johannesburg, February to April 2004. In 2005, she became a Democratic Alliance Member of Parliament, where she served the party as a whip and the spokesperson on Labour. Her constituency is the Mogale City municipal area. She was re-elected to Parliament in 2009 and was appointed as the Shadow Minister of Public Service and Administration followed by Shadow Minister for Public Works in 2012. She has also served the party as a whip since 2005.

2017 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 2 meetings out of 2

2016 committee attendance as mp

75% attendance rate

Attended 3 meetings out of 4

2015 committee attendance as mp

86% attendance rate

Attended 12 meetings out of 14

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

67% attendance rate

Attended 2 meetings out of 3

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

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature No
Shares Shares are part of a bigger financial portfolio.Kruger Internasionaal

TRAVEL

Sponsor
Study Tour to Belguim

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
R27 796.32 Study tour to Belguim Friedrih Naumann Stiftung

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Description
Elton Hill, Illovo Residential
Johannesburg Property - Private Home

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company
Varous Investments managed by Kruger International

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Johannesburg 170sq.m. Sectional title residential
Vanderbijlpark Residential [semi-detached]

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Name of Company
Kruger Internasionaal Bate en Welvaart Bestuur [Manages my private investments]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Elton Hill, JHB 170sq.m. Residential flat
Vanderbijlpark Residential semi-detached house
Cape Town 65sq.m. Residential townhouse

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company
Portfolio of managed investments Kruger International

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Johannesburg 170sq.m. Sectional title - Residential
Vanderbijlpark Residential [Semi-detached house]
Burgunda Estate, CPT 65sq.m. Sectional Title - Residential

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company
Portfolio of managed investments Kruger International

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Johannesburg 170sq.m. Residential [Sectional title]
Vanderbijlpark 500sq.m. Residential [Semi-detached]
Vanderbijlpark 750sq.m. Residential
Cape Town 65sq.m. Residential [Sectional title]

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company
Portfolio of managed investments Kruger International

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Johannesburg 170sq.m. Residential [Sectional title]
Vanderbijlpark 500sq.m. [Semi-detached] Residential
Vanderbijlpark 750sq.m. Residential
Cape Town 65sq.m. Residential [Sectional title]

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Private Momentum
Private Momentum

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company
Uittree Annuiteite Sanlam
[Diskresionele beleggings] Sanlam; Private Investments

TRAVEL

Sponsor Description
Friedrich Naumann Stiftung Committee

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Elton Hill, JHB 170sq.m. Residential [Sectional title]
Vanderbijlpark 500sq.m. Residential semi-detached
Vanderbijlpark 750sq.m. Residential single dwelling
Burgundy Estate, CPT 63sq.m. Residential sectional title

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company Nominal Value No
Annuity Funds Sanlam R400,561
Shares Old Mutual +-R50,000 1,100
Preservation Pension Plan Momentum +-R50,000
Trust Sanlam +-R10,000 503
Life Policy Old Mutual +-R200,000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Johannesburg Sectional Title, 170sq.m. Residential
Vanderbijlpark Semi-detached house, 500sq.m. Residential
Vanderbijlpark Single dwelling, 750sq.m. REsidential

Committee appearances

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Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Health 15 Apr 2019

    What proportion of the population has he found to be obese?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Police 5 Apr 2019

    (a) What is the status of CAS 149/7/2014 reported at the Edenvale Police Station and (b) who is the investigating officer; (2) what are the reasons that the victim has had to wait over three years without the case being finalised?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Water and Sanitation 26 Mar 2019

    Whether any investigations have been conducted into the continuing sewerage overflow at 25 Quinine Street, Glen Marais, Kempton Park; if not, (a) what steps will be taken to resolve the matter, (b) by what date will the specified matter be resolved, (c) what is the estimated cost, (d) what number ...

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