Mr Armiston Watson

Formerly: National Assembly and National Council of Provinces

Armiston Watson

About Armiston Watson

Mr Watson matriculated in 1962 and went on to further his studies in commerce and management and worked at the maize board until 1965. Mr Watson's political career began in 1965 as a member of the National Party.He served at local government level in Mpumalanga for many years and on several different councils. He joined the DA in 2000 and went on to hold several high profile positions in the Mpumalanga Provincial structures, including Provincial Director. Mr Watson was first elected to parliament in 2000 and then again in 2004 as a permanent delegate to the NCOP for the Mpumalanga Province where he was appointed DA Leader in the NCOP. He sits on the NCOP Select Committees on Land, Agriculture, Water Affairs, Nature Conservation, Tourism and Public services. Mr Watson was re-appointed as DA Leader in the NCOP on his re-election to Parliament in 2009. He has a love of languages and speaks many fluently including isiXhosa, isiZulu, Sesotho, Ndebele, siSwati and Setswana. He loves nature conservation, travel and outdoor living. Source: www.da.org.za/our_people

Armiston Watson's plenary attendance record for Feb-Apr 2013 and 2012.

Currently

Formerly

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Momentum Private
Momentum Private

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Government of Taiwan 1 Vase plus Miscellaneous small items +-R1 500

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Portion 121 - Mooiplaats 367 JR 8,6ha Farmland with 400sq.m. house outbuildings Cullinun
Flat 2 Bedrooms +- 80sq.m. Mbombela, Mpumalanga

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Momentum Private
Momentum Private

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Portion 121 8,6ha Farm land with 400sq.m. House Outbuildings Cullinan
Urban flat 2 Bedroom Mpumalanga

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Momentum Private
Momentum Private

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
P121, Mooiplaats 367 Jr dwelling District Cullinan
Unit 32 2 Bedroom flat Nelspruit, Mpumalanga

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Momentum Private
Momentum Ex POBF

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Flat 70sq.m. Nelspruit
Home 8,6ha Mooiplaats

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Plenary appearances

  • Appropriation Bill 15 Jul 2014

    Chairperson, the comment made by that hon member is sexist and offensive. It has no place in this debate. [Interjections.] We have had rulings before in the House regarding references to members' dress code. There have been rulings on it by the Speaker in the NA and I ask that ...

  • Appropriation Bill 15 Jul 2014

    Chairperson, on a point of order: I rise on Rule 63, which says that no member of the House shall use offensive or unbecoming language. [Interjections.] House Chairperson, I submit to you that the question asked by the hon member, whether the hon Basson is related to Wouter Basson, is ...

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