Mr Dan Plato

Member of the Western Cape Provincial Legislature

Dan Plato

About Dan Plato

Mr Plato was the Western Cape MEC for Community Safety and served as the mayor of the City of Cape Town for two non-consecutive terms from May 2009 to June 2011, and from November 2018 to October 2021.

Constituency Offices

Not associated with any constituency offices

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Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2023 committee attendance as mp

80% attendance rate (32 of 40 )

2022 committee attendance as mp

87% attendance rate (33 of 38 )

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.

The Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Social Development welcomed all to the meeting and handed over to the Department ...

Mr D Plato (DA) said many good inputs were raised by stakeholders ranging from the business sector to the community ...

The Chairperson opened the meeting and noted this was an important day for the Western Cape as they welcomed the ...

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.

No questions found

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.

No appearances found