Mr Darren Bergman

National Assembly

Darren Bergman

About Darren Bergman

Mr Bergman was born in Gauteng (then known as the Transvaal) and was educated at King David High School, Linksfield, Johannesburg. He has been a Member of Parliament since 2014 and before that was employed in consultancy work and as a critic. His constituency is Centurion, Gauteng.

2019 committee attendance as mp

88% attendance rate

Attended 7 meetings out of 8

2018 committee attendance as mp

87% attendance rate

Attended 39 meetings out of 45

2017 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate

Attended 33 meetings out of 39

2016 committee attendance as mp

88% attendance rate

Attended 36 meetings out of 41

2015 committee attendance as mp

87% attendance rate

Attended 33 meetings out of 38

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

100% attendance rate

Attended 14 meetings out of 14

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  • Minister/Deputy Minister attendance is not compulsory.
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  • Plenary Attendance is not made public by Parliament although it has been requested.

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Ordinary Curro Holdings 300 /-20 000

TRAVEL

Sponsor Description
ACP Trip to Brussels (10/10/2016)
ACP Trip to Kenya (13/12/2016)
ACP Trip to Kenya (20/03/2017)
DA Trip to Anderna (17/05/2017)

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Employer Approved Type of Business Name of Whip
Darren Bergman Yes Consultancy DA Chief whip Mr J steenhuisen

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
R1500 Fitbit Alta CORG
/-R500 Golf day Sun International Nedbank
/-R300 Gift Pack Ambassador of Israel
/-R1000 Golf Day City of Tshwane
/-R1000 BMW i3 Rental Europcar
/-R1000 Golf day Diners Club
/-R600 Shirt SAFA
/-R1000 NBA Tickets Marriot Hotels
R600 Shirt Cricket SA

TRUSTS

Name Of Trusts
DMC Trust

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Darren Bergman and Associates CC Member 100%

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
+-R600 Springbok jersey SARU
+-R100 Pen Herzlia School
+-R600 Black jacket New Zealand Govt.
+-R100 Rugby World Cup tie Japan Rugby
+-R200 Leather bag IPU
+-R15 000 Note 5 Autopage Cellular
+-R300 Sun City Shirt Pro Shop
+-R650 Haircut Palladium Hair
+-R400 German WC Soccer cap/tie Chris Hensinger
+-R4 000 Oil painting portrait Irene Webb
+-R100 Cap Drymac Clothing
+-R100 Book Dr Grootboom
+-R400 mMonkey shoulder whisky Norwood Chabad
+-R1 500 Presidential Golf Day Office of Presidency/Cell-C

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Extent Description
sunnydale Normal Residential House

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company No Nominal Value
Trust DMC Trust 33%
Ordinary Curro Holdings 3 900 +-4300c p/s
Unit Trust Allan Gray +-R140 000

TRAVEL

Sponsor Description
DIDATA/Sanlam/Saru Parliamentary World Cup Rugby Tour

BENEFITS

Description Source
VIP discounts and upgrades Europcar
VIP discounts and annual upgrades Vodacom
VIP platinum discoutns and upgrades Protea & Marriot

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Employer Approved Type of Business Name of Whip
Darren Bergman and Associated CC Yes Consultancy, trading, Corporations and Retail shop J Steenhuisen

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Activity Value Name
Consulting +-R5 000 p/a Maystone Health
Consulting +-R20 000 p/a Octagon Finance
Consulting None this year SMC Insights

TRUSTS

Name Of Trusts Trustee/Beneficiary Details Of Benefits
DMC Both Testementry Trust

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Consultancy Darren Bergman
Property owning Kitty Properties CC

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
+-R1 000 Diners Club Golf Day Diners Club
+-R100 Bag, shirt, pen SAFA
+-R5 000 Golf Day Beyond Platinum
+-R300 Cook book Erica Platter
+-R100 Gift pack Amb. of Israel
+-R10 000 Free rooms [6 nights] Sun International
+-R1 500 Gear S watch Autopage
Europ Car, Sun Internatonal
-R300 Shirt Buccleuch Temple

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Description Extent
JHB Flat
JHB Flat
Sunningdale House Normal

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company Nominal Value
Unit Trust Allan Gray R95 000
Unit Trust Discovery R400 000
RA Sanlam R20 000
RA Discovery R20 000

TRAVEL

Sponsor Description
SAIF Trip to Middle East: Israel, Palestine

BENEFITS

Description Source
Discounts & upgrades Autopage
Discounts, free rooms, upgrades Prokard
Discounts, free rooms, upgrades Europ Car, Sun International
Petrol discounts, gym Discovery Vitality

SPONSORSHIPS

Extent Description Source
+-R2 000 p/a Golf shirts 466/64 Brand Id

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Employer Approved Type of Business Name of Whip
Darren Bergman Yes Consultancy DJ Stubbe

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Activity Value Name
Consult strategic +-R20 000 Darren Bergman
Financial +-R60 000 Darren Bergman
Consumer Productivity +-R5 000 Darren Bergman 7 Associates

TRUSTS

Registration Number Name Of Trusts Trustee/Beneficiary
Intervivos Trust DMC Both

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Property Ownership Kitty Properties CC
Strategic Consulting Darren Bergman & Associates

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
R600 DSTV Walka Carol Boyes remote control DSTV Night of the Stars

LAND AND PROPERTY

Location Description
Johannesburg CBD Flat [33%]
Johannesburg CBD Flat [33% share]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nature Name of Company Nominal Value
Unit Trust Allan Gray R80 000
Unit Trust Discovery Investment R500 000

BENEFITS

Description Source
Discounts + free rooms Prokard Platinum
Discounts + Annual upgrades Autopage VIP
Free upgrades Europcar
Free rooms + discounts Sun International MVG
Flights, gym, petrol discounts Discovery Vitality

REMUNERATED EMPLOYMENT OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT

Employer Approved Type of Business Name of Whip
Maystone Wealth SA Yes Financial Brokerage DT George

CONSULTANCIES OR RETAINERSHIPS

Activity Value Name
Brokerage +-R180 000 p/a Maystone Wealth
Strategic consulting +-R10 000 p/a Darren Bergman

Committee appearances

  • Venezuela & Democratic Republic of Congo political developments: Department briefing 20 Mar 2019

    Mr D Bergman (DA) stated that politicians in the DRC had the tendency to call results too quickly. He also stated that building up to the election, there were allegations that there was some kind of Chinese electronic equipment being used to interfere with the outcome of the elections and ...
  • Darfur Peace Process implementation 13 Mar 2019

    Mr D Bergman (DA) said that a line in Page 2 should be corrected from: “the manner in which the Department has portrayed South Africa when engaging with global partners has put the country on a better space internationally,” to “...it put the country in a more relevant space internationally ...
  • International Relations and Cooperation Legacy Report 27 Feb 2019

    Mr D Bergman (DA) expressed concern over some typographical and grammatical errors in the Report. He also advised against reporting that the oversight role played by the Committee generally over the Department over the past five years was ‘excellent’. He suggested instead that a better and more diplomatic adjective to ...
  • Banyana Banyana’s 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France preparation: SAFA briefing 26 Feb 2019

    Mr D Bergman (DA) said South Africa had a flagship opportunity to promote an all-female team and showcase them all over the world. There was no justification for the disparity between female and male soccer players, and there should be no reason why they were earning less than their male ...
  • Department of Sport and Recreation Quarter 3 performance 19 Feb 2019

    Mr D Bergman (DA) emphasised that body shaming has become a headline issue. He indicated that the IAAF regulation is one of highest forms of body shaming, and it was unfair to the athlete to be the pinup for this campaign. He suggested that Caster Semenya has become a target ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Sport and Recreation 27 Nov 2018

    Whether her department contracted the services of a certain company {name furnished) for any sporting codes of the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (a) in each of the past three financial years and/or (b) since 1 April 2018; if so, (i) for which sporting codes, (ii) what percentage ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Sport and Recreation 23 Oct 2018

    What number of the medal winners at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (a) form part of the operational expenditure of the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) and (b) received any money from SASCOC in the year preceding the Commonwealth Games?
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Transport 25 Sep 2018

    With reference to summonses issued by the SA National Road Agency Limited (SANRAL) for outstanding e-toll fees in the past three financial years to date,(a)(i) who are the issuing attorneys for High Court matters and (ii) what is their location, (b)(i) who are the issuing attorneys for ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • Appropriation Bill 17 Jul 2014

    Hon Chair, hon Minister, hon Deputy Minister, hon members and guests, the Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation is one of the most underestimated committees in the National Assembly. It commands a lesser budget, it is mostly relegated to the back pages and, of course, like most committees, it has ...

All Plenary Appearances