Mr Andricus Pieter Van der Westhuizen

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

0% attendance rate

Attended 0 meetings out of 1

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 8 meetings out of 8

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
R600 Bluetooth Keyboard Foodbev Seta

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

TRUSTS

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership
Berg en Toerklub Oudledebond Non profit Co.

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Ordinary shares Old Mutual PLC < 1 000 +-R20 000
Ordinary shares Sanlam Limited < 500 +-R20 000
Investment Prescient Absolute Balanced [Preservation Fund]

TRUSTS

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Shareholding, support to student society Berg en Toerklub Oudledebond
[Dormant] Centre for Extended Learning
Job placement, training former Section 21 [Resigned] Stellemplay (Pty) Ltd

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Shares Old Mutual PLC 750 R21 547
Shares Sanlam Limited 406 R18 688
Pension Fund Prescient Preservation Fund R1 800.026

BENEFITS

Description Source
Discount on class fees of child University of Stellenbosch

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Learning Centre for Extended Learning [Dormant] partnership between Western Cape Institutions of
Non profit company Berg- en Toerklub
Social Benefit Trust that owns property Franschoek Jeugontwikkeling Trust

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Section 21 [non NPO] Stellemploy
Property held in Trust Franschoek Jeug Ontwikkelings Trust
Section 21 [non NPO] Centre For Extended Learning

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Public Municipal Councillors Pension Fund

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

BENEFITS

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Stellenbosch Normal Erf 283

Committee appearances

  • Committee Minutes & reports 5 Dec 2018

    Mr A van der Westhuizen (DA) seconded the move.
  • NSFAS 2018 disbursements & 2019 applications progress; PSET Funding Policy Framework 27 Nov 2018

    Mr A van der Westhuizen (DA) commented that in 2017 he had asked the Minister how many students had received funding from NSFAS for more than five consecutive years. The answer given was that NSFAS did not have the capability to analyse its funding data by cohort, and was prepared ...
  • National Qualifications Amendment Bill: consideration 14 Nov 2018

    Mr P van der Westhuizen (DA) asked why Department of Basic Education (DBE) schools were being excluded when defining foreign institutions in the draft NQF Amendment bill under review.
  • National Qualifications Framework Amendment Bill: consideration 8 Nov 2018

    Mr A Van der Westhuizen (DA) did not support the motion, however. He suggested that the phrase ‘Organ of State’ should be included in the Public Service Rules. He expressed concern that South Africa already had a lot of people who were unemployed, and the amendments contained in the referral ...
  • National Qualifications Framework Amendment Bill: consideration 7 Nov 2018

    Mr P van der Westhuizen (DA) said that “qualification” meant a registered national qualification in the principal Act, whereas his concern about qualifications that were not registered national qualifications, such as a standard industry-issued qualification, remained outside of that definition. Was it not contradictory to speak about qualifications that were ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Higher Education and Training 14 Dec 2018

    (1)What is the reason that public technical and vocational education and training colleges that offer qualifications from Level 2 to 4 deny entry to learners who graduate at Level 2 from skills schools and who wish to improve their qualifications beyond this level; (2) whether her department will be ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Higher Education and Training 5 Dec 2018

    (1)Whether the policy on staffing norms for community education and training colleges, which was published for public comment in 2016 with a proposed implementation date of 1 April 2018, has been finalised and implemented as envisaged; if not, by what date will the policy be (a) adopted and (b ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Higher Education and Training 5 Dec 2018

    (1)According to the database of the records of learners of the SA Qualifications Authority, what number of learners achieved full qualifications on Level 4 as a result of the learnership programme(s) in the (a) 2015, (b) 2016 and (c) 2017 academic years; (2) whether her department is content ...

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Plenary appearances

  • 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 ...

  • Employment Equity Amendment Bill (Second Reading Debate) 24 Oct 2013

    Adjunkspeaker en agb lede, ek wil graag aan die voorsitter van die komitee s ook die DA gee om. Daarom steun ons die wysiging van die wet op gelyke indiensneming. Hierdie wet het reeds 'n groot invloed op die Suid-Afrikaanse arbeidsmark gehad en is heeltemal versoenbaar met die DA se ...

All Plenary Appearances