Mr Dean William Macpherson

National Assembly

Dean William Macpherson

About Dean William Macpherson

Mr Macpherson is the Shadow Minister for Trade and Industry for the DA. 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...

2018 committee attendance as mp

84% attendance rate

Attended 46 meetings out of 55

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 50 meetings out of 61

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 2017 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

TRAVEL

Sponsor Description
Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs Study Tour to Taiwan

BENEFITS

Source
SAA

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Manufacturing Sheridan Textiles

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2016 [Source]

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Textile manufacturing Sheridan Textiles

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
R1 000 Vodacom Durban July Gold Circle

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Public Public Office Bearers Pension Fund

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

BENEFITS

Description Source
Gold Executive Club BA
Silver Voyager SAA

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2015 [Source]

PENSIONS

Public/Private Source
Public Public Office Bearers Pension Fund

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

TRAVEL

Sponsor Description
SAIF Tour of Israel

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Textile Manufacturing Sheridan Textiles

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Parliament Register of Members' Interests 2014 [Source]

SHARES AND OTHER FINANCIAL INTERESTS

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

BENEFITS

Source
British Airways

DIRECTORSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Type of Business Directorship/Partnership
Textile Manufacuring Sheridan Textiles CC

GIFTS AND HOSPITALITY

Value Description Source
R1 000 Durban July tickets Gold Circle

LAND AND PROPERTY

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

Committee appearances

  • Copyright Amendment Bill: deliberations 22 Aug 2017

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) commented that the essential question was what the view of the Committee was on fair dealing versus fair use. The Committee had to know where it stood in the debate, as the whole debate hinged on that. The key engagement would be on that theme. There ...
  • Liquor Policy briefing 1 Nov 2016

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) said the Bill was, word for word, what the policy was and the Department had not taken anything from the inputs that had been given on the policy. He said there was no evidence that age would have an influence and there had been nothing presented ...
  • Promotion and Protection of Investment Bill [B18-2015]: deliberations 23 Sep 2015

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) accepted the response and called for the Committee to discuss the matter in order to recognise the hard work the DTI has done on the matter. He reminded the Committee that he owns a textile business. He thought that the Committee should address these local content ...
  • Promotion and Protection of Investment Bill [B18-2015]: deliberations 22 Sep 2015

    Mr D Macpherson (DA) noted that these enterprises are clearly defined and listed in the Constitution.
  • Promotion and Protection of Investment Bill [B18-2015]: Department response to submissions 16 Sep 2015

    Mr DW Macpherson (DA) noted that, although Mercedes and BMW are reinvesting, four American companies and two training centers are leaving SA. FDI has dropped. The UNCTAD report was not fully positive, especially when they were asked to consider the impact of other legislation. It is not true that someone ...

All Committee Appearances

Questions

  • Questions asked to the Minister of Trade and Industry 4 Sep 2018

    With reference to the ongoing debate on the expropriation of land without compensation and the nationalisation of the SA Reserve Bank (SARB), (a) on what number of occasions have representatives from his department met with their American counterparts to unpack the unfolding debate on both matters, (b) what has the ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Science and Technology 2 Jul 2018

    (1) What are the details of the (a) number of accident that vehicles owned by her department were involve(i) in each of the past three years financial years and (ii) since1 April 2018, (b) cost of repairs in each case and, (c)(i) number of and (ii) reason for ...
  • Questions asked to the Minister of Public Works 14 Jun 2018

    (a) What budget is available for maintenance and upkeep of the Umhlali Police Station? (b) What are the details of maintenance and upkeep projects that are planned for the station in the current financial year; and (c) On what date did someone from his department last visit the police station?

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

    Hon Chairperson, will he take a question?

All Plenary Appearances