Cheryl Phillips

National Assembly

Cheryl Phillips

About Cheryl Phillips

Mrs Phillips' first joined politics in 1992 during the Referendum for the "Yes" vote to change the political system in South Africa. In 2011, she was recruited to go on to a Wards Committee and she started getting quite active in the DA and on the Ward Committee. Currently she is the member of the Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources and Energy. Read more here.

2020 committee attendance as mp

96% attendance rate

Attended 27 meetings out of 28

2019 committee attendance as mp

88% attendance rate

Attended 22 meetings out of 25

Attendance Methodology

Recent meetings attended

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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

  • Mpumalanga, Limpopo and Gauteng Oversight Visit Report 21 Oct 2020

    Ms C Phillips (DA) said Templar is very connected to the Guptas, especially in Dubai. She questioned what the actual debt of Templar was for, and what the amount was. With the absence of the CEO, she said there was a high powered team there to respond to questions, and ...
  • Council for GeoScience on Molteno project 20 Oct 2020

    Ms C Phillips (DA) asked for clarity on the type of mining method which was proposed at the farm where the CGS’s operations were rejected.
  • Solar Water Heater programme: DMRE briefing 14 Oct 2020

    Ms C Phillips (DA) was happy to hear that people were finally getting the geysers. She asked for the total number of geyser units that had been damaged in storage and lost to theft, and case numbers for these thefts. Had insurance claims been submitted? She also asked for copies ...
  • DMRE Quarter performance & legislative programme for 2020/21; IEMO Bill: Committee Report 2 Sep 2020

    Ms C Phillips (DA) said the under-spending on electrification projects is a huge problem, because so many people are without electricity. This leads to illegal connections. Government is not looking after the poorest of the poor. She said she was calling for more than 11 months for an oversight visit ...
  • Independent Electricity Management Operator Bill: deliberations 1 Sep 2020

    Ms C Phillips (DA) said everyone said the IEMO Bill will take the country back to apartheid. She reminded the Committee, Eskom in its current form is a creation of the apartheid government.

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  • Questions asked to the Minister of Home Affairs 12 Oct 2020

    What total number of work visas has been issued to citizens from (a) Chile, (b) Argentina, (c) India, (d) The People’s Republic of China, (e) Canada, (f) United States of America, (g) Russia and (h) Australia since 2016 in order to work in the mining sector of the Republic?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy 2 Oct 2020

    What total number of regional offices of his department are still closed under Level 2 of the lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy 2 Oct 2020

    (1)What number of (a) prospecting rights were issued since 1 April 2020 by each regional mineral resources and energy office and (b) the specified rights were issued within the stipulated time frame; (2) of the prospecting rights that were not issued within the stipulated time frame, how long did ...

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Plenary appearances

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