Mr Benedict Anthony Duke Martins

Formerly: National Assembly

Benedict Anthony Duke Martins

About Benedict Anthony Duke Martins

Mr Martins previously served as the Deputy Minister of Public Enterprises. He was born 2 September 1956. He holds a Master of Law degree in International Law from the University of Cape Town and a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Natal. He was a member of the Black Consciousness Movement in the 1970s and was imprisoned for eight years on Robben Island and in Johannesburg. He has chaired the Portfolio Committees on Home Affairs and Public Works. He is also a member of the Political Bureau and Central Committee of the South African Communist Party (SACP). Source: (info.gov.za)

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2019 committee attendance as mp

90% attendance rate (9 of 10 )

2018 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 1 meeting

2018 committee attendance as mp

79% attendance rate (27 of 34 )

2017 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 6 meetings

2017 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate (6 of 6 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

76% attendance rate (26 of 34 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

72% attendance rate (26 of 36 )

2014 committee attendance as minister/deputy

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

Attended 0 meetings

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate (14 of 14 )

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Mr B Martins (ANC) said that the function of the Committee is oversight and that daily functions of the department ...

The Chairperson dealt with apologies: Mr B Martins (ANC), who was stuck in Johannesburg airport & Mr N Shaik Emam ...

Mr B Martins (ANC) agreed and said it would affect the interaction with the Department.

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.

MINISTRY OF ENERGY REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA PRIVATE BAG X 96, PRETORIA, 0001, TEL (012) 406 7658 PRIVATE BAG x ...

MINISTRY OF ENERGY REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA PRIVATE BAG X 96, PRETORIA, 0001, TEL (012) 406 7658, FAX (012) 444 ...

MINISTRY OF ENERGY REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA NATIONAL ASSEMBLY QUESTION: 133 133. Mr L W Greyling (ID) to ask the ...

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.

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25 Jul 2014

Hon House Chairperson, the Department of Public Works remains seized with carrying out the prescripts of the Auditor-General of South Africa.

The department's turnaround strategy includes its stabilisation by, amongst ...

Hon Chairperson, Deputy Minister of Transport, Ms Sindisiwe Chikunga, my colleagues, Ministers present, chairperson of the Transport Portfolio Committee, Ms Ruth Bhengu, and hon members of the portfolio committee, chairperson ...

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.
Source Public/Private

Special Pension

Public

Nominal Value Name of Company No

Unknown

Sasol

121 Sasol Khanyisa Shares Ordinary

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number

None

Trustee (Me)

The One Trust

62446683428

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Safire Insurance Company Ltd. (Non-Executive Director)

Insurance

Description Extent Location

House

One Lot

Pietermaritzburg

Apartment

1 Unit

Cape Town

Bachelor Flat

1 Unit

Cape Town

Apartments

3 Units

Johannesburg

Bachelor Flat

1 Unit

Johannesburg

Source Public/Private

Special Pension

Public

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Director : Unpaid ( SAFIRE)

Forestry Insurance company

Description Extent Location

House

One Lot

Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg

Flat

One Unit

Sea Point, Cape Town

Flat

Three units

Johannesburg

Source Public/Private

Special Pension

Public

Description Extent Location

House

1 Lot

Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg

Flat

1 Unit

Sea Point, Cape Town

Flats

3 Units

Johannesburg

Source Public/Private

Special Pension

Public

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Caversham Press [Director]

NGO

Description Location

Flat - 1 Unit

Sea Point

Flats - 3 Units

Johannesburg

Residential Lot

Pietermaritzburg

Source Public/Private

Special Pension

Public

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

Unknown

900

Old Mutual

Ordinary

Unknown

430

Media 24 Holdings

Ordinary

Unknown

1 000

Multichoice Investments

Ordinary

Unknown

744

National Empowerment MTN Group Ltd

Ordinary

Unknown

61

Sasol Inzalo

Ordinary

Description Extent Location

Residential

1 Lot

Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg

Flat

1 Unit

Sea Point, CPT

Flat

1 Unit

Johannesburg

Source Public/Private

Special Pension

Public

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

Unknown

900

Old Mutual

Ordinary

Unknown

430

Media 24 Holdings

Ordinary

Unknown

1 000

Multichoice Investments Ltd

Ordinary

Unknown

744

National Empowerment MTN Group Ltd

Ordinary

Unknown

61

Sasol Inzalo

Ordinary

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

V Zulu Family Trust

Non-profit [Resigned as Trustee]

Caversham Artists Trust

Non-profit [Resigned as Board Member]

Description Extent Location

Residential

1 Lot

Scittsville, Pietermaritzburg

Flat

1 Unit

Sea Point, Cape Town

Flat

1 Unit

Johannesburg

Source Public/Private

Special Pension

Public

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

Unknown

900

Old Mutual

Ordinary

Unknown

430

Media 24 Holdings

Ordinary

Unknown

1 000

Multichoice Investments Ltd

Ordinary

Unknown

744

National Empowerment MTN Group Ltd

Ordinary

Unknown

61

Sasol Inzalo

Ordinary

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

V Zulu Family Trust

Trustee : Non profit

Caversham Artists Trust

Resigned as Board Member : Non profit

Description

iPad

Description Extent Location

Residential

1 Lot

Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg

Flat

1 Unit

Sea Point, Cape Town

Source Public/Private

Special Pension

Public

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

Unknown

900

Old Mutual

Ordinary

Unknown

430

Media 24 Holdings

Ordinary

Unknown

1 000

Multichoice Investments Ltd

Ordinary

Unknown

744

Group Ltd

Ordinary

Unknown

61

Sasol Inzalo

Ordinary

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Robben Island Museum [Councillor] Museum - No remuneration

Cavisham Artists Trust [Trustee]

Trust - No remuneration

V Zulu Family Trust

Trust - No remuneration

Description Extent Location

Residential

1 Lot

Pietermaritzburg

Flat

1 Unit

Sea Point, Cape Town

Source Public/Private

Special Pension

Public

No Name of Company Nature

900

Old Mutual

Ordinary

430

Media 24 Holdings: Welkom Yizani Investments

Ordinary

1000

Phutuma Nathi Multichoice Investments Ltd

Ordinary

744

National Empowerment Asonge MTN Group Ltd

Ordinary

61

Sasol Inzalo

Ordinary

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business

Robben Island Museum [Councillor]

Non Profit

Safire Insurence - Director

Forestry Insurance

Caversham Trsut 4 Artists

Non-profit Organisation

V Zulu Family Trust - Trustee

Trust - Non-profit

Nelson Mandela Museum [Counsillor]

Non-profit

Description Extent Location

Residential

1 Lot

Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg

Flat

1 Unit

Sea Point, CPT