Mr Andricus Pieter Van der Westhuizen

Western Cape Provincial Legislature

Formerly: National Assembly

Andricus Pieter Van der Westhuizen

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).

2019 committee attendance as mp

83% attendance rate

Attended 35 meetings out of 42

2018 committee attendance as mp

90% attendance rate

Attended 27 meetings out of 30

2017 committee attendance as mp

92% attendance rate

Attended 24 meetings out of 26

2016 committee attendance as mp

89% attendance rate

Attended 8 meetings out of 9

2015 committee attendance as mp

95% attendance rate

Attended 21 meetings out of 22

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate

Attended 12 meetings out of 12

  • 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]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Director: Berg-en-Toerklub Oudlede Bond (Pty)Ltd Non-Profit seeking company
Franschoek Jeugontwikkelings trust Trustee

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Berg- en - ToerKlub Oud Lede bond (Edms)Bpk: Interest in Mountain Hut
Franschoek Jeug Ontwikkelings Trust Investment in Property

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Foodbev Seta Bluetooth Keyboard R600

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 283, Stellenbosch (residential Property) /-1000sq.m Stellenbosch

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
+-R30 000 <500 Old Mutual Ordinary shares
+-R30 000 <500 Sanlam Ordinary shares

TRUSTS

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number
None Trustee Franschoek Jeug Ontwikkelings Trust IT 1645/2002

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership
Berg en Toerklub Oudledebond Non profit Co.

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 243 1 000sq.m. Stellenbosch

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

TRUSTS

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number
None Trustee Franschoek Jeugontwikkelings Trust IT 1645/2002

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 283 1 000sq.m. Stellenbosch

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

BENEFITS

Source Description
University of Stellenbosch Discount on class fees of child

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 283 1 069sq.m. Stellenbosch

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature
R20 000 Old Mutual Ordinary
R20 000 Sanlam Ordinary

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 283 +-1 000sq.m. Stellenbosch

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature
R10 000+ Sanlam Ltd Ordinary
R10 000+ Old Mutual Ltd Ordinary

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Stellemploy (Pty) Ltd Non-profit company
Franschoek Jeugontwikkelings Trust Trust
Centre for Extended Learning Non-profit company

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential land +-1 000sq.m. Stellenbosch

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Centre for Extended Learning Section 21 Co.
Stellemploy (Pty) Ltd Section 21 Co.

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
ETDP Seta [March 2011] ETDP Seta Conerence +-R6 000
ETDP Seta [March 2011] Conference pack +-R1 500
Corporation Windbreaker +-R400

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Plot 283 +-1 000sq.m. land Stellenbosch

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Municipal Councillors Pension Fund Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value Name of Company Nature
Less than R5 000 Sanlam Ltd Ordinary Shares
Less than R5 000 Old Mutual Ltd Ordinary Shares

BENEFITS

Source Description
University of Stellenbosch +-R17 000 [Discount on class fees for daughter]

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Nominal Value No Name of Company
Ordinary R20,000 - Sanlam Ltd
Ordinary R20,000 - Old Mutual Ltd

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Centre for Extended Learning (Pty) Ltd Section 21 Co.
Stellemploy (Pty) Ltd Section 21 Co.

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Erf 283 Normal Stellenbosch

Committee appearances

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Higher Education and Training 18 Apr 2019

    (1)What number of meetings has the National Qualifications Forum held (a) in each of the past eight calendar years and (b) since 1 January 2019; (2) whether, with reference to her reply to question 2829 on 21 November 2018, she has found that the lack of activity of the ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Higher Education and Training 18 Apr 2019

    (1)With reference to her media statement issued on 15 February 2019 in which she stated that the Student Housing Infrastructure Programme is working on a range of partnerships to provide an additional 100 000 beds for accommodation of students of public technical and vocational education and training colleges over ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Public Works 25 Mar 2019

    (1) With reference to his replies to question 71 on 24 February 2017 and question 3882 on 15 December 2017 regarding the vandalised property at 18 Market Street, Stellenbosch, (a) on what date and (b) why was the appointed security service terminated; (2) what was the estimated cost to restore ...

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Plenary appearances

  • NATIONAL ASSEMBLY THURSDAY, 14 MARCH 2019 14 Mar 2019

    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 September 2018.

    Die komitee was verras oor die groot getal jong Suid- Afrikaners wat tans, veral oop voorgraadse vlak, in ...

  • Appropriation Bill 17 Jul 2014

    Voorsitter, Minister en lede, ek wil minister Chabane bedank vir sy toespraak. Hy het duidelik gewys hy het reeds 'n goeie begrip van hierdie departement waarvoor hy nou verantwoordelikheid aanvaar het.

    Die Nasionale Ontwikkelingsplan, NOP, is duidelik: T min Suid-Afrikaners het werk. Die internasionale ervaring is dat ekonomiese groei ten ...

All Plenary Appearances