Ms Désirée Van Der Walt

Member of the National Assembly

Formerly: Limpopo Provincial Legislature

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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

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Attendance of committee meetings:

2022 committee attendance as mp

63% attendance rate (15 of 24 )

2021 committee attendance as mp

81% attendance rate (21 of 26 )

2020 committee attendance as mp

86% attendance rate (25 of 29 )

2019 committee attendance as mp

63% attendance rate (15 of 24 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

81% attendance rate (17 of 21 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

61% attendance rate (25 of 41 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate (22 of 26 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

86% attendance rate (24 of 28 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

76% attendance rate (13 of 17 )

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.

What they said in committee meetings:

What are committee meetings?

Committee meetings are planned events where real-world impactful work happens such as law-making, oversight and public participation - which are all cornerstones of the work our MPs do. Although often citizens focus on the public debate taking place in main chambers, the majority of MPs' time is spent working within committees. Here is a place to see what your committee is saying.

Ms D van der Walt (DA) said that the report should also reflect the challenges experienced by the special schools ...

Ms D van der Walt (DA) asked that a clear report on the rationalisation in each province be provided, as ...

Ms D Van Der Walt (DA) agreed that a deadline extension for written submissions for at least 30 days was ...

Questions asked to ministers:

What are questions asked to ministers?

Written questions and feedback are essential tools used by MPs for oversight and hold the executive accountable. This oversight mechanism allows MPs’ to extract detailed information that would normally be difficult to comprehend through oral engagement. You can see the questions that your MPs are asking here.

What number of teachers teach in each of the 11 official languages?

Whether, with reference to the 58 instances of rape and 15 murders committed on school premises in the period 1 ...

Whether the Director-General in her department has taken any measures to ensure that the financial records of associations are produced ...

Plenary appearances:

What are plenary appearances?

Plenary sessions are forums that have been created for the purpose of public debate and decision-making. This mechanism is used to convey the messages of our MPs within main chambers on important decisions, like how they vote.

Hon Speaker, can I go on?

Hon Minister, your department is facing severe budget cuts as we know and it will of course result in severely affecting many of the projects, infrastructural projects, even those you ...

Declaration of interests

What are declaration of interests?

Annually, MPs are required by parliament to register their financial interests and gifts received in their official capacity. Due to the significant influence of the role that MPs take on, there may be times when their personal or business interests become in conflict with the duty prescribed to them as elected officials representing the public interest. You can see what interests your MPs declared here.
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Langebaan, Wes Kaap

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