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)

2019 committee attendance as mp

90% attendance rate

Attended 9 meetings out of 10

2018 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 1 meeting

2018 committee attendance as mp

77% attendance rate

Attended 27 meetings out of 35

2017 committee attendance as minister/deputy

Attended 6 meetings

2017 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 6 meetings out of 6

2016 committee attendance as mp

76% attendance rate

Attended 26 meetings out of 34

2015 committee attendance as mp

72% attendance rate

Attended 26 meetings out 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

Attended 14 meetings out of 14

  • 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.

Recent meetings attended

All meetings attended

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Public Special Pension

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

No Name of Company Nominal Value
121 Sasol Khanyisa Shares Ordinary Sasol Unknown

TRUSTS

Registration Number Name Of Trusts Trustee/Beneficiary Details Of Benefits
62446683428 The One Trust Trustee (Me) None

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Insurance Safire Insurance Company Ltd. (Non-Executive Director)

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
Pietermaritzburg One Lot House
Cape Town 1 Unit Apartment
Cape Town 1 Unit Bachelor Flat
Johannesburg 3 Units Apartments
Johannesburg 1 Unit Bachelor Flat

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Special Pension Public

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Director : Unpaid ( SAFIRE) Forestry Insurance company

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House One Lot Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg
Flat One Unit Sea Point, Cape Town
Flat Three units Johannesburg

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Special Pension Public

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House 1 Lot Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg
Flat 1 Unit Sea Point, Cape Town
Flats 3 Units Johannesburg

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Special Pension Public

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Caversham Press [Director] NGO

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Location
Flat - 1 Unit Sea Point
Flats - 3 Units Johannesburg
Residential Lot Pietermaritzburg

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Special Pension Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential 1 Lot Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg
Flat 1 Unit Sea Point, CPT
Flat 1 Unit Johannesburg

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2013 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Special Pension Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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 AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
V Zulu Family Trust Non-profit [Resigned as Trustee]
Caversham Artists Trust Non-profit [Resigned as Board Member]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential 1 Lot Scittsville, Pietermaritzburg
Flat 1 Unit Sea Point, Cape Town
Flat 1 Unit Johannesburg

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2012 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Special Pension Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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 AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
V Zulu Family Trust Trustee : Non profit
Caversham Artists Trust Resigned as Board Member : Non profit

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Description
iPad

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential 1 Lot Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg
Flat 1 Unit Sea Point, Cape Town

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2011 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Special Pension Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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 AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential 1 Lot Pietermaritzburg
Flat 1 Unit Sea Point, Cape Town

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Special Pension Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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 AND PARTNERSHIPS

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

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential 1 Lot Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg
Flat 1 Unit Sea Point, CPT

Committee appearances

  • Standing Committee on Appropriations Legacy Report 20 Mar 2019

    Mr B Martins (ANC) said that the function of the Committee is oversight and that daily functions of the department are not its function. There should be a clear separation of powers between the Committee and the departments.
  • Committee Report on Division of Revenue Bill 2019 12 Mar 2019

    The Chairperson dealt with apologies: Mr B Martins (ANC), who was stuck in Johannesburg airport & Mr N Shaik Emam (NFP) who was attending another committee. The apologies were accepted.
  • Integrated Financial Management System: National Treasury briefing 6 Mar 2019

    Mr B Martins (ANC) agreed and said it would affect the interaction with the Department.
  • Jobs Fund: National Treasury briefing 5 Mar 2019

    Mr B Martins (ANC) also noted disparities in provincial job creation, asking what could be done to increase the Northern Cape numbers, given that the Fund’s impact is clear in other provinces. He requested a clarification as to challenges in this matter and how provincial distribution could be improved.
  • National Treasury Quarter 2 & 3 performance; Committee Annual Report 12 Feb 2019

    Mr B Martins (ANC) remarked that unemployment was a serious problem especially among the youth. Slide 18 of the public entities briefing referred to underperformance of the Jobs Fund, which was a perennial issue. He asked what could be done towards change. There seemed to be no effective measures in ...

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Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Energy 4 Sep 2014

    MINISTRY OF ENERGY REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA PRIVATE BAG X 96, PRETORIA, 0001, TEL (012) 406 7658 PRIVATE BAG x 9111, CAPE TOWN, 8000 (021) 469 6440, Fax (021) 465 5980 Enquiries: Malusi.ndlovu@energy.gov.za Memorandum from the Parliamentary Office National Assembly Question : 927 927. Mrs C Dudley ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Energy 2 Sep 2014

    MINISTRY OF ENERGY REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA PRIVATE BAG X 96, PRETORIA, 0001, TEL (012) 406 7658, FAX (012) 444 4505 PRIVATE BAG x 9111, CAPE TOWN, 8000 (021) 469 6440, Fax (021) 465 5980 Enquiries: Malusi.ndlovu@energy.gov.za Memorandum from the Parliamentary Office National Assembly Question : 1192 ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Energy 6 Mar 2014

    MINISTRY OF ENERGY REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA NATIONAL ASSEMBLY QUESTION: 133 133. Mr L W Greyling (ID) to ask the Minister of Energy: (1) Were any tenders invited for the installation of low-pressure solar water heaters in 2013; if not, why not; if so, was the tender awarded; (2) how ...

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Plenary appearances

  • Appropriation Bill 28 May 2013

    Hon Chairperson, there is a member who came to the podium and said that he wished to sympathise with the Minister for having inherited a poisoned chalice. Whilst I understand what he was saying, I would like to ensure them that their views are misplaced.

    In law, there is something ...

  • Appropriation Bill 28 May 2013

    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 of the Select Committee on Public Services, Mr Pat Sibande, and hon members of the select committee, hon Members of ...

All Plenary Appearances