Mr Andricus Pieter Van der Westhuizen

Member of the Western Cape Provincial Legislature

Formerly: National Assembly

Andricus Pieter Van der Westhuizen

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About Andricus Pieter Van der Westhuizen

Mr van der Westhuizen was raised in Stellenbosch in the Western Cape. He obtained a BCom degree, Diploma in Higher Education and a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership and Development from Stellenbosch University. Before entering the political arena, Mr van der Westhuizen worked at Old Mutual as a trainee manager for a very brief period and opted for a career in the education sector. He was later appointed as the Deputy-Chief Education Specialist in the Directorate: Quality Assurance of the Western Cape Education Department. Before his election to Parliament in 2009, Mr van der Westhuizen was involved in local government and was elected as the DA’s Speaker of the Stellenbosch Council Source: DA (http://www.da.org.za).

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2022 committee attendance as mp

67% attendance rate (14 of 21 )

2021 committee attendance as mp

86% attendance rate (59 of 69 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

91% attendance rate (75 of 82 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

83% attendance rate (33 of 40 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

90% attendance rate (27 of 30 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

92% attendance rate (24 of 26 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

89% attendance rate (8 of 9 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

80% attendance rate (4 of 5 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate (4 of 4 )

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.

What they said in committee meetings:

What are committee meetings?

Committee meetings are planned events where real-world impactful work happens such as law-making, oversight and public participation - which are all cornerstones of the work our MPs do. Although often citizens focus on the public debate taking place in main chambers, the majority of MPs' time is spent working within committees. Here is a place to see what your committee is saying.

Mr A van der Westhuizen (DA) wanted to establish if NT had retracted the circular. What could have been the ...

Mr G Bosman (DA) nominated Mr A Van Der Westhuizen (DA).

The Chairperson appreciated the opportunity and said that he would approach the position with the seriousness it deserves. He said ...

Questions asked to ministers:

What are questions asked to ministers?

Written questions and feedback are essential tools used by MPs for oversight and hold the executive accountable. This oversight mechanism allows MPs’ to extract detailed information that would normally be difficult to comprehend through oral engagement. You can see the questions that your MPs are asking here.

(1)With reference to her media statement issued on 15 February 2019 in which she stated that the Student Housing Infrastructure ...

(1)What number of meetings has the National Qualifications Forum held (a) in each of the past eight calendar years and ...

(1)What number of meetings has the National Qualifications Forum held (a) in each of the past eight calendar years and ...

Plenary appearances:

What are plenary appearances?

Plenary sessions are forums that have been created for the purpose of public debate and decision-making. This mechanism is used to convey the messages of our MPs within main chambers on important decisions, like how they vote.

Agb Voorsitter, dit is 'n voorreg om vandag kommentaar te kan lewer op die verslag aangaande die Portefeuljekomitee op Hor Onderwys en Opleiding se besoek aan die Russiese Federasie in ...

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25 Jul 2014

Hon House Chairperson, the DA wants to put on record its objection to this Budget Vote as it has a history of broken promises. This budget will not achieve the ...

Declaration of interests

What are declaration of interests?

Annually, MPs are required by parliament to register their financial interests and gifts received in their official capacity. Due to the significant influence of the role that MPs take on, there may be times when their personal or business interests become in conflict with the duty prescribed to them as elected officials representing the public interest. You can see what interests your MPs declared here.
Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Director: Berg-en-Toerklub Oudlede Bond (Pty)Ltd

Non-Profit seeking company

Franschoek Jeugontwikkelings trust

Trustee

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Berg- en - ToerKlub Oud Lede bond (Edms)Bpk:

Interest in Mountain Hut

Franschoek Jeug Ontwikkelings Trust

Investment in Property

Source Description Value

Foodbev Seta

Bluetooth Keyboard

R600

Description Extent Location

Erf 283, Stellenbosch (residential Property)

/-1000sq.m

Stellenbosch

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

+-R30 000

<500

Old Mutual

Ordinary shares

+-R30 000

<500

Sanlam

Ordinary shares

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number

None

Trustee

Franschoek Jeug Ontwikkelings Trust

IT 1645/2002

Directorship/Partnership

Berg en Toerklub Oudledebond Non profit Co.

Description Extent Location

Erf 243

1 000sq.m.

Stellenbosch

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

+-R20 000

< 1 000

Old Mutual PLC

Ordinary shares

+-R20 000

< 500

Sanlam Limited

Ordinary shares

Prescient Absolute Balanced [Preservation Fund]

Investment

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number

None

Trustee

Franschoek Jeugontwikkelings Trust

IT 1645/2002

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Berg en Toerklub Oudledebond

Shareholding, support to student society

Centre for Extended Learning

[Dormant]

Stellemplay (Pty) Ltd

Job placement, training former Section 21 [Resigned]

Description Extent Location

Erf 283

1 000sq.m.

Stellenbosch

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R21 547

750

Old Mutual PLC

Shares

R18 688

406

Sanlam Limited

Shares

R1 800.026

Prescient Preservation Fund

Pension Fund

Source Description

University of Stellenbosch

Discount on class fees of child

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Centre for Extended Learning [Dormant] partnership between Western Cape Institutions of

Learning

Berg- en Toerklub

Non profit company

Franschoek Jeugontwikkeling Trust

Social Benefit Trust that owns property

Description Extent Location

Erf 283

1 069sq.m.

Stellenbosch

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature

R20 000

Old Mutual

Ordinary

R20 000

Sanlam

Ordinary

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Stellemploy

Section 21 [non NPO]

Franschoek Jeug Ontwikkelings Trust

Property held in Trust

Centre For Extended Learning

Section 21 [non NPO]

Description Extent Location

Erf 283

+-1 000sq.m.

Stellenbosch

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature

R10 000+

Sanlam Ltd

Ordinary

R10 000+

Old Mutual Ltd

Ordinary

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Stellemploy (Pty) Ltd

Non-profit company

Franschoek Jeugontwikkelings Trust

Trust

Centre for Extended Learning

Non-profit company

Description Extent Location

Residential land

+-1 000sq.m.

Stellenbosch

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Centre for Extended Learning

Section 21 Co.

Stellemploy (Pty) Ltd

Section 21 Co.

Source Description Value

ETDP Seta [March 2011]

ETDP Seta Conerence

+-R6 000

ETDP Seta [March 2011]

Conference pack

+-R1 500

Corporation

Windbreaker

+-R400

Description Extent Location

Plot 283

+-1 000sq.m. land

Stellenbosch

Source Public/Private

Municipal Councillors Pension Fund

Public

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature

Less than R5 000

Sanlam Ltd

Ordinary Shares

Less than R5 000

Old Mutual Ltd

Ordinary Shares

Source Description

University of Stellenbosch

+-R17 000 [Discount on class fees for daughter]

Nature Nominal Value No Name of Company

Ordinary

R20,000

-

Sanlam Ltd

Ordinary

R20,000

-

Old Mutual Ltd

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Centre for Extended Learning (Pty) Ltd

Section 21 Co.

Stellemploy (Pty) Ltd

Section 21 Co.

Description Extent Location

Erf 283

Normal

Stellenbosch