Mr Brandon Rodney Topham

Formerly: National Assembly

Brandon Rodney Topham

About Brandon Rodney Topham

Mr Topham is a chartered accountant and Lawyer previously active in business and professional practice. He came into Politics at local government as a city Councillor from 2006 to October 2015. He has sat and continues to sit on various company boards (Private and Publicly listed) in both Executive and Non Executive roles. His specific focus is on the Audit committees and on Company strategy.

He currently uses his business and professional experience on Government matters as a Member of Parliament representing the Democratic Alliance. He sits on the Standing Committees of Finance, Trade and Industry and the Auditor General.

Source: Who's Who

2018 committee attendance as mp

82% attendance rate

Attended 9 meetings out of 11

2017 committee attendance as mp

78% attendance rate

Attended 51 meetings out of 65

2016 committee attendance as mp

91% attendance rate

Attended 40 meetings out of 44

2015 committee attendance as mp

100% attendance rate

Attended 3 meetings out of 3

  • 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.

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DISCLAIMER: This information has been obtained via the Parliamentary Monitoring Group. PMG makes every effort to compile reliable and comprehensive information, but does not claim that the data is 100% accurate and complete.

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Committee appearances

  • Committee Report on 2018 Division of Revenue Bill 14 Mar 2018

    Mr B Topham (DA) suggested that this should rather include all spheres of government.
  • Public Audit Amendment Draft Bill: briefing on public comments 2 Mar 2018

    Mr B Topham (DA) said that there is no other legal method available to deal with these cases. There is no alternative elsewhere in law which establishes such a mediator. Therefore, the High Court is the only appropriate recipient.
  • Learner Transport in South Africa: HSRC briefing 28 Feb 2018

    Mr B Topham (DA) observed that the money should be appropriated to the Department of Education, and that consultation should occur with the Department of Transport.
  • Committee Reports 7 Feb 2018

    Mr B Topham (DA) raised a potential calendar conflict during the period leading to 29 March 2018 citing the scheduled pre-budget briefing by the Attorney General (AG) to the Finance Committee on 22 March 2018. Some Standing Committee Auditor-General (SCAG) Members who were also Members of the Finance Committee were ...
  • Adjustments Appropriation Bill: DTPS & SA Post Office recapitalisation: hearing 28 Nov 2017

    Mr B Topham (DA) asked if the net asset value was R1 billion or R2.7 billion. He asked how SAPO hoped to get R500 million from the Postbank and if that would be considered a loan that would acquire interest. He observed that if the core business of SAPO ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Human Settlements 15 Dec 2017

    What is the (a) make, (b) model, (c) price and (d) date on which each vehicle was purchased for use by (i) her and (ii) her deputy (aa) in the (aaa) 2014-15 and (bbb) 2015-16 financial years and (bb) since 1 April 2016?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Finance 13 Dec 2017

    (a) What are the relevant details of the (i) total expenditure and (ii) breakdown of expenditure on catering services for the National Treasury in Cape Town since 1 April 2017 and (b) what is the name of each supplier of catering services?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services 10 Nov 2017

    Whether any progress has been made by the National Director of Public Prosecutions in dealing with the final report that was prepared by a certain person (name furnished), into the collapse of African Bank, (details furnished); if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

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Plenary appearances

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