Mr Dean William Macpherson

National Assembly

Dean William Macpherson

About Dean William Macpherson

Mr Macpherson served as Shadow Minister for Trade and Industry for the DA in the Fifth Parliament (2014-2019). Mr Macpherson is from Durban, KZN, and currently resides in Umhlanga. From 2009–2014, Mr Macpherson was the elected Ward Councillor for Durban North in the eThekwini Municipality where he served as the Chief Whip of the party until 2013. More...

2019 committee attendance as mp

74% attendance rate

Attended 23 meetings out of 31

2018 committee attendance as mp

84% attendance rate

Attended 64 meetings out of 76

2017 committee attendance as mp

85% attendance rate

Attended 47 meetings out of 55

2016 committee attendance as mp

66% attendance rate

Attended 33 meetings out of 50

2015 committee attendance as mp

82% attendance rate

Attended 51 meetings out of 62

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

93% attendance rate

Attended 27 meetings out of 29

  • 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.

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Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2018 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Public Office Bearers Public

TRUSTS

Details Of Benefits Trustee/Beneficiary Name Of Trusts Registration Number
None Trustee MDR Trust IT 000892/2017

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Sheridan Textiles Manufacturing
MDR Trust Property Development
Future Asset Finance Asset Finance

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Town House 200m2 Mount Edgecombe

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2017 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
1000 100 Sheridan Textiles Manufacturing

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Study Tour to Taiwan Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs

BENEFITS

Source
SAA

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Manufacturing Sheridan Textiles

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House 200sq.m Mount Edgecombe, Durban

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Sheridan Textiles Textile manufacturing

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Gold Circle Vodacom Durban July R1 000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
House 250sq.m. Durban
Flat 71sq.m. Durban

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Public Office Bearers Pension Fund Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
R600 6 000 Chemspec [Paint Shares
R100 100 Sheridan Textiles Shares

BENEFITS

Source Description
BA Gold Executive Club
SAA Silver Voyager

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

PENSIONS

Source Public/Private
Public Office Bearers Pension Fund Public

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
600 6 000 Chem Spec Chemicals

TRAVEL

Description Sponsor
Tour of Israel SAIF

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Sheridan Textiles Textile Manufacturing

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Apartment 75sq.m. Musgrave, Durban
House 250sq.m. Mont Edgecome, Durban

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature
13 Cents 6 000 Chem Spec Shares

BENEFITS

Source
British Airways

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Directorship/Partnership Type of Business
Sheridan Textiles CC Textile Manufacuring

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Source Description Value
Gold Circle Durban July tickets R1 000

LAND AND PROPERTY

Description Extent Location
Apartment 110sq.m. Berea, Durban

Committee appearances

  • Overview of existing trade relations and agreements, as well as ongoing trade negotiations Brexit negotiations 11 Sep 2019

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) welcomed Ambassador Carim back from Geneva. He thought it was important for the Minister to table an executive statement to the House that would allow Members to debate on Brexit and to present their parties’ views on a post-Brexit deal. He hoped that the Ambassador would ...
  • South African Automotive Industry Master Plan & National Credit Amendment Act: dti briefings 10 Sep 2019

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) welcomed the goal to increase local content from 39% to 60%. Many manufacturers had been forthright about the unfeasibility of this goal. Some of these reasons were said to be associated with cost and accessibility of vehicle components. There was probably a Mexican standoff between the ...
  • Status report on matters relating to the Sugar Industry 4 Sep 2019

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) said that he had been requesting the SEIAS report which the DTI was instructed by the Committee to undertake. To date, he had still been unable to ascertain as to when the report was undertaken, finalised, submitted to the Chairperson of the Committee and the Office ...
  • Committee Legacy Reports 28 Aug 2019

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) thanked the Content Advisor for the comprehensive presentation. The legacy would have been lost if the Committee did not take up some of the serious issues that had been raised by Opposition Members and the issues were pushed aside because of where they had come from ...
  • Second Term Committee Programme 23 Jul 2019

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) raised a question on the agenda of 10 September 2019 - consultation with the Minister on the appointment of the Commissioner of the National Consumer Commission (NCC), and on 9 October 2019 - Candidate nomination for the chairperson of the National Lotteries Board. In the past, there was ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade and Industry 16 Sep 2019

    Whether the Industrial Development Corporation has given any loan since 1994 to certain persons (names furnished) and/or any company of which each of the specified persons is a shareholder, direct or indirect, or director; if so, (a) on what date was each loan granted, (b) to which company, (c ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade and Industry 14 Feb 2019

    (1)What (a) is the current status quo of the negotiations with a certain company to transfer or sell Ekandustria Industrial Park to the Gauteng provincial government and (b) total (i) amount has the specified company spent on Ekandustria in terms of maintenance and security and (ii) number of jobs ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade and Industry 6 Dec 2018

    (1)What was the total cost of the report of the Agency Rationalisation Report that was prepared for his department by a certain company? (2) has he accepted the findings of the report in respect of each agency as recommended; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant ...

All Questions and Answers

Plenary appearances

  • NOTICES OF MOTION 4 Mar 2015

    House Chair, I hereby give notice that on the next sitting day of the House I shall move on behalf of the DA:

    That the House debates the role of the Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme in supporting and expanding the manufacturing sector after the first decline seen in the sector ...

  • Anc. 22 Jul 2014

    I am not. Chair, I would like to ask you if the hon member is prepared to take questions on evictions in Gauteng. [Interjections.]

All Plenary Appearances