Bernice Swarts

National Assembly

Bernice Swarts

About Bernice Swarts

2021 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 6 meetings out of 6

2020 committee attendance as mp

96% attendance rate

Attended 52 meetings out of 54

2019 committee attendance as mp

39% attendance rate

Attended 12 meetings out of 31

Attendance Methodology

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Committee appearances

  • DIRCO on implementation of Committee recommendations relating to New York Oversight Report 17 Feb 2021

    Ms B Swarts (ANC) thanked the Chairperson for convening the meeting despite the invitee excusing herself. The Committee is not being taken seriously and the Chairperson is being disrespected. This is a very serious matter. She takes note of the Minister’s response, that is, that the circumstances surrounding irregular expenditure ...
  • National Treasury on deviations and expansions for national departments & entities 16 Feb 2021

    Ms B Swarts (ANC) said there was a worrying trend that there were more deviations not supported by National Treasury but Departments proceeded with contracts even without any support from National Treasury. What powers did National Treasury have in cases where Departments and entities proceeded with contracts that had not ...
  • DIRCO & ARF Quarter 1 & 2 2020/21 Performance 10 Feb 2021

    Ms B Swarts (ANC) expressed concern about the ARF’s procurement process, as it was heavily dependent on the Department. She remarked that it was well known that the supply chain management (SCM) at DIRCO was ineffective, and consequently incurred irregular expenditure. She therefore wanted to know why the ARF did ...
  • DIRCO & ARF 2019/20 Annual Report 26 Nov 2020

    Ms B Swarts (ANC) welcomed the Chairperson’s opening remarks, which had covered the bulk of what the Committee was discussing. Her question was directed at the recurring qualification on the financial statements from the Department, which demonstrated weaknesses in its financial management. When government had introduced accountability in through the ...
  • Follow-up: current state of affairs at PRASA: meeting with Department of Transport & PRASA Board 24 Nov 2020

    Ms B Swarts (ANC) said she had two issues to raise: lack of governance records and the missing board meetings minutes which have been highlighted by the AG for the past three years. She asked who has been responsible for this. It was also concerning that there are no board ...

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Plenary appearances

  • NOTICES OF MOTION 10 Sep 2019

    House Chairperson, I hereby give notice that, on the next sitting day of the House, I shall move on behalf of the

    ANC that that the House debates African countries' need to work together to promote peace and stability while addressing trade obstacles, climate change, corruption [Inaudible] security and the ...


    Hon House Chairperson, hon Minister of the Department of International Relations and Co-operation, Minister Dr Naledi Pandor, all Ministers and Deputy Ministers, hon Chairperson of the committee, hon Mahambehlala, hon members, esteemed Guests, ladies and gentlemen and fellow South Africans.

    It is indeed a special pleasure and honour for me ...

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