Ms Désirée Van Der Walt

National Assembly

Formerly: Limpopo Provincial Legislature

Désirée Van Der Walt

About Désirée Van Der Walt

Born in Polokwane in Limpopo, Ms van der Walt was a Member of the Limpopo Provincial Legislature for the Democratic Alliance. She was the Democratic Leader for the Limpopo Province until June 2012. She was in the corporate world through a banking institution for nine years. She is also a former National Spokesperson for Arts and Culture in the Democratic Alliance from 2004 - 2010. Ms Van der Walt was Ward Councillor in the Roodepoort City Council from 1995 - 2000. source: whoswho.co.za. She has been the Shadow Deputy Minister for Basic Education and Public Service and Administration

2019 committee attendance as mp

63% attendance rate

Attended 15 meetings out of 24

2018 committee attendance as mp

81% attendance rate

Attended 17 meetings out of 21

2017 committee attendance as mp

61% attendance rate

Attended 25 meetings out of 41

2016 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate

Attended 22 meetings out of 26

2015 committee attendance as mp

86% attendance rate

Attended 24 meetings out of 28

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

76% attendance rate

Attended 13 meetings out of 17

  • 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.

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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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House Holiday Home Langebaan
Pelican Str (The Cove)

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Residential house Normal Langebaan

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House Normal Langebaan

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2010 [Source]

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House Normal Langebaan

Committee appearances

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Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Basic Education 29 Nov 2019

    (1)What number of (a) learners are currently enrolled at the Thabakhibidu Primary School in Rooiberg, Thabazimbi, (b) permanent teachers have been appointed at the specified school and (c) vacant positions are on the staff; (2) what number of (a) classrooms does the school have and (b) learners does the ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Social Development 22 Nov 2019

    What is the number of (a) registered early childhood development (ECD) centres, (b) registered ECD practitioners and (c) unregistered ECD centres in the Republic?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Basic Education 13 Nov 2019

    (1)With regard to the building of schools in each province in the (a) 2014-15, (b) 2015-16, (c) 2016- 17, (d) 2017-18 and (e) 2018-19 financial years, (i) who were the implementing agents and (ii) what is the total cost of each contract; (2) was each contract finalised on time ...

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Plenary appearances

  • APPROPRIATION BILL 16 Jul 2019

    Chairperson, I dedicate my speech today to every learner who is still taught in an unsafe school building and schools without water and sanitation facilities, after years of promises during the Sona, state of the province address, Scopa, and Budget Vote speeches.

    Coding and tablets won't make a difference ...

  • APPROPRIATION BILL 16 Jul 2019

    Afterwards, I will give you two days. The massive bailouts paid to save Eskom, SAA and Denel, because of corruption is morally questionable, whilst the lives of our

    children and teachers are placed at risk every day at unsafe schools. Treasury should implement a proper monitoring system for all conditional ...

All Plenary Appearances